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Gentleman's Magazines 


Historical Chronicle. 

For the Year 1809. 

Volume LXXIX. 

Bking-tbe second or a NEW SERIES. 




'■..' iOJVBOJr, Primed by JOHN NICHOLS and SON, 
at Geew't Head, Red Lion Piumge, FUtt Street r 
HheteLETTEHS are particttlarly requested ta be sent, PosT-Piifi. , 
■ -.fisi loW Ij X HARRIS (Successor to Mrs. NE WBERY), 

'^■••i^^twiiM of *. Aufi OmrA Yuri, Lttdgau Slr«l, IJM. 

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Vitte sum/ma hreois spem nosvttal inchoare longam. Hoit. 

AGAIN we look with fearful eje ., ' > 

On Death's continued page ; 
Again with Tailing tears descry 

The fell of youth and age. 
One ere the blossom can unfold, 

The blossom sweet and fair, 
Just peeps— perceives the Seasons oold^ 

And shuns tb' inclement air. 
Another, like the spreading Oak, ' " 

Expands his brandies round, 
Nor dreads the unexpected stroke 

That fells him to the ground. 
In virtiie firm, a few take root ; ' 

(But, ah! how few are they!) 
Then drop like fine well-cultur'd fruit, 

Delicious in decay. 
When Man at first receiv'd his breath. 

And from the dust arose, 
Saw spread before him Life and Death, 

Alas 1 how ill he chose. 
But blame not Adam— still do we 

Choose just as Adam chose; 
Eternal glory though we see, 

' We take eternal woes ! 
We hear the voice of God from high. 

And Conscience call within ; 
We see a bleeding Saviour die, 
, Yet sink confirm'd in sin ! ■ 

As the tree falls, so must it lie, 

And under foot be- trod : 
Impure and filthy if we die. 

Can we behold our God f 
Each year the numbers I recount; 

O may they joyful rise ! 
Drink life from God's eternal fount, 
. And flourish in the skies. 
Northampton, Dec. 31. 

Index to the plates in Vol. LXXIX. Part II. 

* BENB04r,AdiiiimI, house ' Monkton Church 705 ■ Soutbcett^oannajScBlanil 

iD»hichhewMboml097 i Popet Autograph of tt09 Autograph of 915 

• RgiltotChuich, Font WSlQufkoMaiiilon 1010 i St.MartinOutw.ChH.100l 
., Bj^ops Sutton Cburch 90S % Reciiiver Chureh 80 1, 1 009 , Thuiet, Isle.St.Petei's and ' 

BuhopaWearmouthiToinb Vicarage-houee i Monkton Churches 705 

■t . 915 ' 1009 'Twickenham ChurehllOS.; 

CK«ar,Julius,MedaUionc'f j Rin^ %14 (White Ladies Priory, and' 

SlSlRochestecCaEtleandBridt'e > Fntnnenti 809 

tCoin, Gok) ' S14 eol> Whittiu^n Church, and 

Xon]rers,SiiTJ>oTttutn8S < Seal S14 luHription oa Bell 130) 

Unr^tbU uae, l30»lShTew(bui7,ToweratlOS7 'York Cathedral TOO 

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KtS-Mi tboM of tbr correspondiDe moaA in theyesr ISnt, were 51)07-30; n 
]«07, 39.13^0; in IHW, 61 24-^ ; in IBOJ, 5Tji and iillS04, et. 

Tbe quaatity ef rahi fallen tliil month ia equal, to lineli 75 lOOthi; that of the 
(•rreiptutdiiw month in CJm year tSDB, vM 1 inch 75-t(IOtlia ; in 1807, 15.|00tlit ; 
in 1806, .1 iiKh32-lU0thai<'m 1305, a io^hrs 5S-10ntha; in 1S04, E5-lt)0tb*; and » 
1803, 3 ioebet 15-lOOtbs. 



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For JULY, 1809. 

iH n» S*mbr9ok Court, 1 cvromanicated thew particular! 

JHr. u«B*H, j^,^ ,g j^ jj^ p^^jj Pitcaimt who inform- 

1N Answer to your Corre*)K>ndait'* ed me, iSa tbe aubaequent dfty, that 

quefj, in June, p. MS, rewectinff he .had conwUed bU UDcle, Dr. WiU 

tbc pl^ of iBUrmeot of the lata liam Pikairo « and that it wa« their 

M^gr ritcaini) I am induced to ex- joint wiib, to have fhe Mi^r con* 

plain the BppareDt coatradiction do- veyad to LuoduD. Tbej bad tjl^es 

{iced there, a« I believe no oUiet per- an intarfiew wildi Dr. WiDihiji, who 

■OB u enabled to do it. It ii well undertook thi* kind office ; aiui wb«a 

luiowii, that Major FitCdirD, the fa- the corfie arrived berei it wai ia* 

tber of the late Dr. David Pitcairv, terrad n a new vault, built pwr 

wa* killed at the batlla of BunkeC* poa^l; b^ Dr. WiUiain Pitcaim, ia 

null Hear Bostoo in Aiuerica. Uiu buryiDg.^rouud of St. Baftholv. 

From the field of action where he mew, tiaar the Hotpital) sinee wbicl) 

fM, he wu coBveyed to BoitoD in bit bave been depoiited the reniaiiM uf 

f^iiDoatalsi and, iiv.that stafe det Dr. WiUiam bimKlf. Ibe brother, and 

poaitod in a vault in St. George'* Dr. David, the sou ef.Utuor Pilcaini. 

Cbiroh, vrhicb it, I think, the ontjr . It might teem eitraordiaaij '^t 

Cburcb in that City cantttiKted of ^ Major should have been the onix 

•tone. Britiih Officer thus particukrt} rt- . 

Si*. Winhip of Botton viiited Lou* garded by the peopis uf Boaton. Thit, 

4Ba about SO yean ^»t and hit in- Dr. Winihip iofonnod n>e, aroMfraai ' 

ilitpMitioit occaiioned luy being coi^ the ganeral eitimatioB in which Chat 

•idted, and thereby acquiring hii ac- Officer w a* held. Dariac the lieg* 

quaintance. Some tiine aftenrardt I i>f Botton, he wat avsr diipoted io 

Was daily in contullatian with Dr. liitea to the Guniplsi(it« of toe Anie. 

David Piteaim ; a circumttMicc which ricant, and, ai far as lay in hit power, 

wu catualiy mentioned to Or, Wio- to miligaU: the tufTeriaga of (he be- 

' fbiB, whe then iofarmed mc, that he licged, not connactod with military 

haa with ^iui the key of the vault matters. Though un the,adverie aide, 

ki which Major Fjtcum had beea hit condeKaoMon waiio greatfatlo 

dnetited ) that he taw him a little induce them to look up to him mon 

before bit departure from Boston, in aa a friend than at an eoemyt and 

tJw vault in which he wat laid, in thit veneration iprvived hit deathi 

his ragiiuettalt, at hat been ob~' and occativued the marked attentitm 

tcraed i aad that he counted at least of depoiiting the body of thit wi* 

30 perforatiDni from balla, which al>le Officer in the. neweil and beat 

iBUfthavetntetedhi/bodyt and that vault in the City of Boituo. 
the stone vauH, in the o>ld climate J. C. Lettsom, 

of Botton, had to pitnerved the — '^ i 

corptc a* to enable him tu re^ugniKe Mr. URsin, Ju/j 10. 

hit fbaluret. At the tame time, the T T appears to me, from all the Ui(> 

~ "' ' r aasBTcd me of X toricalPaintingtand Portraittthit 

. the Maior to . I have studied (I do rot pay the like 
^M-land, wete it dewrable to the Son.' . deference to Printa uf such anbjcctt, 

AUtbit time I Was attending a per- which are composed too often for 

ton near L«ndua, who bad been the purpose of accompanying the 

Ckurebwardfo at Boston at the pc- turn uf certain biographical memoirat 

riod tbat tbe M^r wat placed in published year* after the time of 

ttw vuilt there; who' corroborated the deceased), both previous to tht 

St. Wtub^'« MnaUvei r Dist«lutivB> and donuto th^^reteat 

596 EcelesiasticalCoihtme in Dress. — 'Antiquities ef Atkins. [July, 

ttme^ relating to Ecdeiiaiilick*, that Having tha* fouod'iit expedient to 

tberr rotxii tunic a change acrordiag eo rather into detail, I maj further 

Irftheall-rulinfepowerofFBihionpre- ' incur the ceniure fflfC. J: i. p. «i*; 

valent amoii^ cterical tiicd; as well as and have ail my" a»ertt6tai a^Iti 

the power of Fuhion which lords it ccamnicd down xaj throat, by hit 

over those of the Laity. Cranner, laying ifte uqder ^he vnammerable 

when he turned from his abllent faith ' reprgnch — I am' of the " Roraisb 

(examine his portrait), did away the ComrauniQu!" An excellent knoch- 

tonsure, and tet li.e hair grow over down argument, to be nirei andlhp 

bisheadas well as on hia chin, hanging mnre especially as it comes from one' 

fendant to an enormous length j l-,is who requires information, Mr. Ur- 

obes underwent Hie same Bind of ban, from jour '' Antiquarian Corfe* 

alteratfOo, indicative of his aversion spondents." 1 advise such Antii]ua- 

to his former opinions. No doubl, nan- Correspondent*, howev^, t» be 

in lh«se matters i>f dress, he led the wary in what they may advance ; -fur, 

fashion among his brother Kefornien. if theirlhoughls ruii counter t6 those ' 

' The R(>bei of Biihnpi, on this prin- of C. J. A. " Dtuh oB them,*' he will 

cipie, have, in a distant klud uf way; cry, " Ihey are Papists!" ' 'J. C. 

bMa handed down t.o u'l hut, as t ■ 

befljre obnerved, were not seen in „ 

tlie iunaediate form until the reign ^, __.^ „, 

of Charles H. Fpr the smaller ar- TIEIXG about to publish an - rtdi- 

ticl^ of Preiatical Dress, they.ap^ Jj tional vi^lumeof Uie ^n(if«Wet 

peaFasfollows: Latler end of Hertry ^ /Ithtma, ftota ducnmeifts Mi bj 

ihe Eighth's' reign, or the hegioning Messrs. St Aart and Bevett, Idm de< ' 

of that of his son Edward i hare siroD9ofprefi>ingsoine«ccotmteftbe 

»A)f, and small square pudding litcsof thosegenllemen, wboby their 

capi hair cut, and beard like the great ioduslry and perveTeranCeac- 

Lnity. Elrzabeth'srei^ni ^mallruS'i conrplished a workliighly^redflabla 

hair cut, and bmrd like the Laityi to thcmselves-as.Artii(t», and honour* 

tilt cap continued^ Janrcs the first's able to the Nation to which tho^ be< 

And Charles the Pitst's reigns: Large loogcf. I therefore take Ihti poblic 

raff or baud i hair est,' and heard ntcins,*- thrOngh tlie channel or -y«ur 

■ like the laity i cap continued, widely-rircolating Miscellany, to «o- 

Charjei' the -SMond's reign : Rand licit anlhmilie particulars and- aoec- 

cmitioued'; wig and sroall musta- diitfs relative lo cilher of them, 

chity, like the Laity 1 tap continued; ' OF Stfiart I wish (a khow any paiv 

hut made niore Haf . hince -which ticulars of hil early life ( as, the time 

period, littic or no change has been and place of hia 'birth, with thieeif- , 

manifested, excepting''in the desigti citiiutaiKts of his parents 'and foinily, 

of the wig, which is still couii- how fafecame tube an artist, to travel 

uneri; the mnstachio done away, of ahroatt, (o Ii6 a scholar, &c. Alstt 

. eonrw, tts with the Laily. ihenalneiofth^gmllcnieff whowere 

'■ U^Mver, to end this petty conlro- hit friends ynd patrons, and by what 

Tcrsy, and prorc, brvcnd all disjiute, iflcans they encoiimged- the nublica- 

tbe necessity of my oliservaliun, ."s>). tiuii of the Anti(iHili<>s of Athens; a 

\y expedient in Managors, &c. ;" there list of tlie bnildinj;s fo which he acted 

is a large painting in the Sooth Tran- fls Architect, wjirhe very ncceptabte. 

sept ol (:hfche»ter Cathedral, In wliich If any gentleman has any letters writ. 

I Aid Henry Vlil, and his Cmirt ten hy Stuart while at Athens, con., 

standing before a rape ih palace ; they lainiuj^ curious informatioo, the loan 

are addressed by the Vlembers of the of thim will be very sMcptable. I 

Cntbedr;t[, not in their officiating am aware of two pap4-rs in the CleM. 

habits, but evidently those worn by Wagaziue for 1789, vol. iVHI. re- 

tbem.on olher'uccasions. The ttohes ' spocling Milar).; the latter one baitho 

of the Bishop: Undergarment, bl^ckt 'greater claiui to attention, and I shall 

over- this a tight blue vest t a red be very glad to know the author, if 

mantle, with a'^cape of ermine, is livingj Ihisp'tpcris signed A. H. 

' tVn thrown over his shoiildert, tii<it- - I am inpoHession of authentic do- 

ensdcftlhe breast by a brooch. The cumcnis rmpMling the early life of 

Bishop is nncoTcrcd, and shcwd tfae llcvetl;butaindesiroDstoknow whom 

tiHitnce > aod hi:* chin is shaved. hi' studied under as a painter; {ire vioui 

1809.] Stuut jattij Rerett ?h-Hei»)r the Serettih's-Chdpil. fis^ 

to.'hii fS^Aag to R<ome,-which wm ia ifttt, uau Artittand Mi,A]ittqu>F;— ^ 

theyMr 114S;&lfo,theaatDe5of Ibose but be »tj[e» hif oppoaeiit|a£uoaB-> 

geotlenlen vbo were hii friends and parte— ^nd Addison aauUsnUtatfert 

P«tr(Mif ailer bis return from Attieiii i and he tlireateu to leustbeo tbii Hid 

. audalist of theliuUdinga erected iiuder Oppgnrait's^ce vith a caiaini-, 
hu care u an Architect. KevcttVas ty, nov jiut readf to ovejiwlieini him. 
ft frequent;' contributor tp the GeoUe- I* noi this a cut of hit tfro-huuled 
nail's MagaEJue ; a complete rcfe- iiford before« temper? 
Kfice to tbe papers irrtttto b; bim Toth«eTaunti,,lhafeno^ 
will be very acceptable. thing to reply. UitfaiiwdworuviHate 
In short, >lr. llrbaiii u Time hai censure, hi} coatempt «f every Artist 
triumphed .OYcr so nuwy of the con- living except one, his restless spirit 
ternporariea uf these celebrated Tra- that hurries hJm from Saliibury to 
yollers and Artists, my desire is to be Berinoiidsey — from Bcrmondsey to 
enabled to give to ,the publick sucb a St. Alban's, fr6m SI. Alban's lo West- 
permanent djetch of their lives and miusler, wl(h no earthly object in 
■cii-utilic labour*, as may do justice'lo view but uoiversal detraction: and 
their merits, and be an exi:ilemeut to for this couduct all his. ability aa an 
uthers to follow such noble examples. Artist, and all his kBonledge as an 
It isbt^ed thatnon^but wcll-authen- Antiquary, can avail faini' nothing in 
ticate^l infurmatiun will be sen), and excuse. . .. . - 
accfimpaiued by the name and resi- But my {tresent coDc^r&iS'Witlihi* 
dcnce uf the commuaicatiir. I have last attack upeii Ihe fmfHVIien «Hrf 
only to add, that all original diicu- Tesfo.-ers of HeuTg'» Ckafvls and on 
meats shall be duly taken «:are of, ac- this head, .under tiro ditfer<»t HgnaT' 

' cordiug to the dc^re of the penon tnrei, 1 do positively charge him ifith 

yi\iQ roar favour me with them t and three, direct falsehoods ; the first U^ 

bD autnentic Juformation wiU be Riiea he lays, that " at Weitminiter, 

tbankfitl I y received by one treracnduiis sweep is toannihilatfi. 

Yoiv^i Sk. Jos. Taylor. the presMit Cbair, and the awful 

■pace betiind it, — that the plov 
shar -■-'■■ 

Mr. UasAK, July 14. share of desolation 11 .. ^ .... 

WHETHER, my opponents are thro' the whole Church, and level aU 

different persons, or an indivU that, liei between the West door ud 

dual under varioui signatures, is a Henry the Seventh's Chapel." And 

m^ler of little momeut. The Ian- "that theSeoicc Choir tsto betrans- 

, E*^^ '"> ^" '' the produce of the ferred to this Monumental Ch^d>" 

fame schoi.l ; qnd whether the wriler T'li" Iw «all» n report (—1 say, it U a 

U An ArchiUU, A A'eiu Oirreipan- report of his own fubrication, analw 

^etit, A True Englhliinan, or J. C. I cionsfalaehoudipropagatcdforuaoiia 

. mean to reply to John Carier, as a purpose but calumaialion i without 

single adversary, without regard to ground, and without riitieaality to 

fail associates. His challenge of ^Ao's give it credit with the publick for » 

afraidi and hit iiating nf viy wttt- moment; for, if the Impravers had 

pumitred Bnxa, are specimens of tbe the will, they have not the means t* 

scurrility of his nllnck, which i feel execute such an absurdity, 

no inclination lo imitate or return. . Thcsecoudcbargeis,*' thQin^Nsiif 

But, as John Carter uow styles hirp- by Government the thipt that were to 

felf The Hed Crota A'n^ftf, and bring the stone for the uew work." 

boasts of the keen edge of hi) two- .. ^'owtbat thcltestoreri-shouldhave 

lianded sword, there may he some made an application to Gavemment to 

tiunour in tilt mg with this Mirror of cress ships in their favour, niusthave 

i^hlvajryi and, if I unbovse him, 1 neen a presumptuous request.— And 

leave it to his inquires to pick him up. that Government would have litteiKd 

I ask only for a fair field, aciosc b ir- lo such request, no one, but he who , 

rter, ^d an impaKioI juJge of the asserts it, can credit. A >Ai> (net 

Tournament. ships)washiredi(i tbeport of Jiondoni 

The best accomplishment of a the contract was signed in London) 

Knight i* courteous language — but in the ship went to Bristol, took in a 

this respect be h^ tadly degraded the lading of .stone, and, on her return, 

chajacter of. the Order.. Bis Adver. was wrecked off Portland in one. of 

tar^ tiai always treated him with re- the Januai^ storms. . This is oite of 

S99 Pefence e/the Proaildings »» Henry V\Vs CMpet IJaIyi 

the time eslMlitlM whkh Jbtm- C»f- CoMniitt«««f t)w Houit of CcKiioiicJ 

Hr n f« Im|^ to rMord, m Mlm^ do(rittl«H, tf tbo Aoum adopt tbe It*>' 

Wpon the flekiirK»'! and the edaraitj! MlntioB* et the Cemnitlee, ittecat 

KastrQe,fcut thaprviftaf aialMhood . vightto pKGcribe tketvrmBirfitoowa 

direct) ealeiil>t«d Mild; for the [Hkr~ gFaat. What the Hotite will gmah, . 

fOVs *f ^feJHdieJBg the pubficfc Wttfa er whether it- will grant aDv lillV* 

the opiirioa, that the RestorFrs and n u yet* undeterniiiied i W tha 

Im^oven had recvune t« an iiiTidi- t«rii» are no termi till the Vctie is 

- ow rteaiure, «4i«n in ordinary one pawed i and alt confidence is doe to 

woHMhareMsirend their purpcne.. thegenerotilj of the Uouie, thattk« 

Bi» ftird'-ghai^e is, ■■ that these term* will not be vitii aatoeratify 

Yfirymti>riBgh[nrbhaTe,th»»prifl^, the ipleen of John Carter, or indacct ' 

ciit awav more than one third of the the Reitorers to give up the Job. 

heautiful eompartmcnti in the South- But John anxuret the Ceminitt^, 

East amall Chapel of the interior of " he will watch CTer; pro«eedhig," 

thereat Cfaapet itself i fur the mere aod ." let the country know what i* 

•eltuig op a commoB garble Tablet going forward." He add), that " h« 

to Hie meoieryof a late PreiKh No- ii eqati to the taak, and nil! v6t«nle6r 

fctetpaa." fie it known then, that the hifserTiccf, as he did m 1806 i" ha 

conpif tmesta-'nere lot eut away by might have added, at he did id 1803, 

the reiEoriog hauda, but b<r some de-i in everv year before and lincei and «> 
inoli*htti of anti«Bt date ; aad coiuc- r be wilf iio in erery year to comv, la 

>ofor long aa hi* life ihall eixluFP. 

Ik the Id Chivaky it it true that a KnigM 
kalwayi a Volunteer) bat in tbeprfr' 

«th )« ient inttaoce hir lerrice* aie not 

Red waated. Ac ao Artwt and Anttquar;,. 

d tiie fail e^e and hii rale are »e ai-curatet 

niiae: that the;^ can point out error to H 

uked inch- ^till this is uot the periOB 
wanted, but it is an able Architectt 

r im- and in thia branch he 'ha* na practice j - 

mplomhim, HO ipeciaien of 
ar tbilitv haa baeo exhibited i 

storen, Jefin Carter hail« with all the hii *k>ll or idiilit; haa baeo exhibited t 

'rizuttati on «f ui Bnthirsiaat. 'Heconr but tbe Architect must be endowed 

grstolates his brother Antiquaries) he with tho power t« execute, as Well M -. 

declaTei'that the golden hapet of to cenaure i and the Volunteer, there' 

ttieie Restorers are all vanished; that iott, has half his pFofcssion toleMU ; 

thermit give up the job[ that they censure then he mutt, as he plenaet^ 

will nnt subTnittO'nt>Wr at a*A'nAtjr~ »"<1 '^t the Architect .oniwer -hiiKi 

Ml, wtieR they bad been preriondy Tkedoty of the Ch^ter islspromolB - 

prepared to ffwffe and crem tfteni- tlKWork, and leave the exectttfoo to 

Mlve* with' precious stuflV those who are most emia^t in their 

I- appeal to any imBartiat judge, several Brttfcinoost but, if i bad any 

wbethertheadoptionoffonl language means or approachiRgtltat Body, a>f 

like this is- Dot a mark of a weak advice would be, that thej iliould 

caused If John Carter utters a ca- make it a condition nit'h tb^ Archi* 

hinmy,! willTcpel it; if hereporlaa teettoprovMe a monthly report ^i( 

falsehood, t will state the troth. But . progress, inorder to rebut tfaemonlhiy - 

ff he accuses an EccleHajtical body, scurrility «f this Aatiquary, 
SDchas thcCIUirchof WesLninster, of la a Controversy such as the pfetent, 

rormption,' uF cunvvrtiiig a grant of the Publick ought to be ii ^ 

Parliament into a job, and of gorgri^ of the Defence ax wcll«< th* Charge ) 

-tbemvelves wit& the p«^e muaey, aad then there is little doubt hm 

instead of apfriying it to the pttrpeses that the judgment will be imfiartiali. 

•f re[)iiir, 1 make no reply :■ I. render AMOovCojkMinoifMHfC, 

Bot rslUw; for wiling, but I leave it ■ i' - 

to the Publirk to determine letweeB M«. BitMi*, Juiu4. 

the QrohabiMy- of veracity on the oat ^T^HB lUfowing Pap«r tu* hrfaly 

part, or delinquency on the other. X been cicutMed,. aj m; of i*> ' 

At hrt, howe»er, tfci» llourth -e*- ■ .— .i^,. — ..■ ..,. 

hmitf cmimtrof tkeIlmihiliM>o(& •*■*►■», 


Uds.] -The Family if the late Sir Chuks Corbatt, 

lUbactiie ittenUra of the NobHity 
MdGMlrytotfcCiMoftheFMMly ^ 

of«BrfwhomTotttaiTeB'™*»*J™*' SL 
MJMciirate chaMcter in yarn vol. '™' 
LXKVIH. p. eS9.— 1 «Dt«r not into 
tbe ^netttnn of right, or tbe Legi- 

of tfa« Title. 

H. Gail 

.•■TfiB late Sir Charles Corbctt, bart. 
■Nd tke prsstDE Sir Ricbard Corbatt, sra 
debUBded Uiroii^ a kmg tkca of ilhulri- 
OM locestois, «\io3e pedigree is traced, in 
Ibe EOfliab Bunonage, to be ftoaia noble 
Norman, wbo came over »itti >Villiani tbe 
Conqueiar. Beto'een 15 Edward 11. and. 
a Henry V. there were Gfiten Knights of 
tSe Shire for the county 'of Salop, 


Bit Cborin Corbett K*ed fbi torn* 
yefers thasdvinWed df his biith^rigbt, toA 
Irlttm waan *tii t iaa^att. Ooeoftbcs* 
Wnthii dcurmined inmediatetj^ to reeo- 
verthciohiritaneaef tliefunily : bul,ab!. 
the iiucnitabls njnterlM of PiQTJdeiKc T 
en tbe day appoiattd for tbe fuoersr of 
Sir Charlet, and but k iliort time befor* 
bit iateaded interDMUt, bs broke a blood- 
Tnscl. and in a few niinDtes faa a life- 
less coriHe ! The Miners] of the fatbet 
WM delayed i aod on May S6, ISOB, tbe;. 
were both iirierr^d in one giwe, in the 
churcb-yard of at Aime, Soho ! The pre- 
sent Sir Ricbsrd unliappily iloel not pos- 
sew the meani of .ncsVerin^' bis. right. 

-- -^ - TbB Bistw of Sir Richard hail boU) a nund 

ttecomtyof Worcester, and two fbr the gmsible of the lBJ«i«» iiMtahKri, and i« 
fMinty of Wilts, of tbii bmily. Qneen reulvad to priMeoiitE tbe legal, ctaJaa of 
BBMtetb^made Robert CortiBtt Iter Enroy their birth; bnt ■ long period «f deprni^ 
ta the Kii^ of Spain, abli* re;. 17. Sir ^a has sunk her to «bsc<uity, witli alt 
ViMMBbCwrbatt wai appoioled sae of tha ]),« distress of uunerited ponnMyi iba 
GguDoil te WilliniB T^ Canfrton, Lwd present pOMessor sf tbe f staUai^Uawii^ 
TrMdent of tbe Marebea of Wales, si tbe tier only tbe scanty pittance of 4mi. par 
rei|D of Janes tbe First. Tbe present orhhIii, frotn a revenue eubtiinE- her 0> 
m vol nreoted June SO, 16K, in the rank in digiuty, as she does in intvlleetnal 
reiga of Charles I. Sir Edward, the first and Imoral wortli, witb the first obaractera 
baronet, had a son, married to Anne, sis- i^ [jfe, but for the dc^riv«tiDEB aosfaiaad 
ttr to Francis Lord Newport, Earl of by her fwnily. A case lo strtldrig ani 
BraAbnt. He mis Comptroller and Trea- affecting as this, irill daubtien excite the 
sirer to the Hausdiokt in the reigns of sympathy, and aronse tha spirit of ttw 
CtMiet U. Kiiij James il. King William Nobility, to promote the means, toherAy 
tad Qneeti Anne; and was also Lord she may be extricated from )wt undeserved 
UeWenuU and Cnttos Rotoloram of the suiferings, and enabled to pawecMe thbir * 
CMQty ef Salop. He had a son by Anne claims in a Court of Equity; astbaieit 
Vfwymt, Sir Ednwd CoAett, lart.'Cbait-- [supposed .to be] at tbis diHUnt period, 
mw of the Committee of BleclioDS in the ' sufficient evidence to set aside tbe cadital, , 
and unite at once Ac hoDonr aad eitate •! 
the family. 

"The legal gentlemen who have' been 
oonsuHM concur in opinion, that as Sir 
Richard was, from a time cansiderably 
prerionito the period of making that last 
codioil, and from Uience t« the time of 
his (Icatlt. in sucii an nnifiim state af 
mental iabscillity, ax rendered farm unM 
to-dispose of his estate; tbat imbecillity 
too Che effect of exn-eme old age and nsre 
natsral decay, «hich secluded Jiim frord 
the world ;' independent of any such Im- 
ipproacbed idiotey; tbe' inBo- 
enca or tne person who praeared Ibis co- 
dJcIL lo Iwr nuide in his fiivoiir was hoto- 
rioos; and, from tbe station he occupied 
in the Baronet's tamify at his eotrance 

reign of Charles II. who married Victoria, 
ddMt sister to Elisabeth Countess of Car- 
lisle, l>y whom be had two sons. Sir Uve- 
Ale Corbett, of t^nSBOr, near Shreas- 
bmy, and Thomas, his brother *, 

" Sir Richard Corbelt, bis son, succeed- 
edbhn, andwns Member of Parliament 
for the Town of Shrewsbury dnring the 
Kiggsof Geor^I.'amt'II. He lived to. 
I a (cMt aga^ and in his last yean became 
i)aitaMiildjiii. An interested, relative in- 
kienead him, after b« had VMde his will, 
1^4 added ^if codiaili to it (in all of 
rtiiali' be f«oa(ntied Sir Chart«s Corbett becility 
his hair, and 1^ him tbe family estates .of enca of 
I«nnor, in the. coanty of Salop, and 
Ltt^iton in the counter of Mw'gomcry} 
to make a leveiitbi by which the heirto 
*the title Was deprlvtd of the whole c»tale, 
sad left .only an annuity of ^100. ptraa- 
"iw. The whole County, on the death of 
Sir Itidtard, rahg with the report of 

tained the prestmipldout hope of aceem* 
plisbins his objevt, only from tbe abiolntv 
incompetency of- tbe Baronet, at that late 
transaction, aiSir Richard's Incompetency period of life, being between IS and SO 
to mfte any~be^uest was fally and gene- years of age, to make any diiponl of hft 
rally kntT#rf . • est ate, ti rom the eier cise of his reason t 

' • TMre are' ^roe' niooumeotsihSt. Margaret's ChixchT^estEoiniter, of tbis 
fatnilji 'Refected 'tQ the mmxiry of Sir Richard Corbatt, wbg died AutMSt I, ISM; 
SKft^r Ui.Mxt. £liia)>ate Corbqlt, whodied ^t Paris, Marc)) I, nH^ ""' ---»>■., to 
•Be.Wy MiWtrf C«aXi««»i''t«i of Jwes Earl of Salisbury, married W Sir UredaieCor- 
K^of Ifiuiuiit'tai iBeFfti^ to'Sir Codes' Hbtham. She died January 18, nu. -' 

too Hertfora.-Chauacey'i "Hertfclrdiliire." [July, 

utd that, flimfiwe, ■ Court of Equity the wife of the. ReT. J. Jnting, tlM 
«iU nUbliih the Will mftde whcD Sir EU Vicar, nhOK long iIlii«M bu pM- 
ehani WM in Ibefoll Titeiirof his nnilcr- Tented him from periMlftllj perforitt--. 
EUoding, and all written by bit ova hand, jgg ^jj^ duties tA bis oflieei I fauud 
and get aside this Codicil made to disinhe- ^(,^4 ^ person had been there »ery re- 
nt the la«fbl Heir*. MnUv.Ukiiieadrawingof IheChiKcb, 
" Thwe are no- "«'«,"^t""'!^ and »"ting down the tabieti iod iB- 
scriptioits on the graTe-atonsf, &c. 
A« Mr*. Jesting could not inform OM- 
who this gentleman was, it occurred 
to me that it was one of jour retpect- 
able coadjutors, and tnut it 1 " 

■umber of witne»BS to prore these facts. 
jtnd a fev reipeUable cbaracuis, 

Juaniled with this extraordinary case 
esiiuls to remote Chi* Family to the 
and fortune they are untitled fo, 
concurrad to promote a Subscripti 

the purpose ot 

If them from their pre. shorti; appear in ;onr valuahle Mi» 

swit diftrestet, and to 
secute their clwms in tne i;oun 01 v.Dan- 
oery. They presume to call ispmi the 
Kobilily and Gentry to concur In this tia- 
I mane and honourable meaauie. It is par-< 
ticidady hoped, that the ilJustrioua dia- 
Itaetna tbnning the Female Nobility will 
promote the design with their influence, 
which cannot fail of easurinB its success. 
The sums received will tK most carefully 
applied,' under the direction t* the Gen- 
tlemen wbo have proposed this pli 

cellany*. Jlesironsofpromotingyour 
efforts to explore whnt relates to the 
lucal bifttorj of the country, and re- 
ferring you for an e«rl y account of- it 
to.Chauncey's Hertfordshire, it ap- 
pears, that the manoi' and estate de- ' 
scended by marriage, in the feraal* 
line.'fruro the Buttons to the Yorkea ■ 
of Erthig, or Brddi?, in Denbighshire, 
(« coHateral branch of the Hardwiclie ; 
fkmily,) who about eiglit o 

ThatSirChariBsCorbett.Ba'rt. and hir ago sold the material' of theantient' 
Son Thomas Corbett, were both interred mansion, destroyed the gardens and , 
in6ne gra.™, on the 26th day of May, temples with the bridgesoverthemoait 

■ "■ ' --^ -' "^ ' - tbatsurroundedtbepleaauregroundsj;' 

ago Mr. Yorkcfp 

March, 1S09, by me B. Maclic 

RkUit <if St. Annt't, Wettmiiattr." 
■ •' UK WilLoF.Sir Richard Corbett, Bart. 
of LonsBOrv 'With the Codicils annexed, 
were laid before me to advise upon as 
Comisel, touchh^ the validity thereof, and 
partJcnlarly as to the seventh Codicil,! with 
a variety of circumstances attending the- 
Case; andlwtU reniMober going with Mr. 
Bury, the Solicitor who consolted me an 
the occasion, to Doctors Commons, for 

the purpose of examining the Signatures of _^ 

theTe«atot, with hia Signature to the Se- assisUiice, 
V^nth Codicil, the latter appearing to he 
written more clearly than any of the other 
Signatures, and of aditfcrent hand-writmjf. 
I was at the same time informed by Mr. 

disposed of the whole of the estate. 

As you are probably in poasetsion 
of tome iafbrmatioD lUbieaiient to 
the period mentioned, by Cnaoncey, 
your inserting it in your Magazine 
will much obCge' Viaroa. 

P. S. Is there anTprobabilitj of W 

history of Hertfordahire being licsuo, 

taking Chauncey for its guide! Froai 

the nnmber of resident proprietor*,' 

could not want encour^ement, , 

lupport. ~ 

Mr. Ubbin, 

Burv, that the Signature to the Seventh *■ menilOBeo a raccewiu. <-■« or- 
Codiral appeared lo be of a better, and Asthma by A. Lnngham. 1 ahiSiuW ha 

'.' . .__! _:.: — ...-_ .u- much obliged bj a reference to the 

Tolnme aiS year in which this Case 
appeartd; Or to be ftvoiJred 1 

Testator was capable of wrilinfc, or had 
used Wore in his life. — And therefb™ I 
advised on behalf of the then Sir Charles 
Corbett, a- Soit in Equity lo set- aside tlie 
Will and Codicils.— Upon these facts, I 
became Counsel in the Case. 
Caiy-itrtelJUiBt&'lS, 1809. Tao-KEDUtH. 

Mr. C^B^w, June IS. 

LATELY TOiting the village of 
^ewellbat^, alias Newnhani, 
about two miles Nerthof Baldock Id 
Hertfordshire, upon conversing with 

Mr. Langbam's addre 

Yours, &C. ft auBstBiBtn. 

*j* Another Correspondent leqneslsa 
rcterenci: to any Pedigree of ?"■», the an- 
tieol proprietor of Perry-hall, Suffordshire, • 
DOW the seat of the Gougli!. 

* We ard obliged to this Correipoq-. 
dentt but know nothing of the Gentlenua 

lo whom he alludes. Should A new edition , 
of ChaUDtey be attempted, there arethree 
different copifs of if.h tie Bodleiali jj^j 

♦ -This is- a point which we leave aach biary. (aiod-<*^'flo'«, Py.,'*^^^'T:= 

bibber powers to -decide. Enrr. 

■flcMftbeqiMt-nf Mr.Goni^h; &*_ 

qt.z.d by Google 

by Google 

JiTOS.] InteYesting fiewai'RpMhester:— Scotch Episfopalians. 60fc 

Mt.^thauf, fifmrtefftffm, Jan.?. mRaMiai wilh the Cburch of lionw 

THE Bppeamcc of Ruche«ter in S^pain. ^d P.oriu);»|, ,und in France^ 

Caitle on eQterinc the Bridge wittttbHtCiiurcliof which tbeSUfiopf ■' 

from Strood a to striking, ■- that it arenoniiiiatedto-their rapet^tive Sees 

fannot fail to arrest the atteniion- h? t*ie C«r»ican Tyrant, whom oa^ 

eren of the ntoit incurious traveller! . of. those Biahopi stjied the Cua^s^ 

The aimeied sketch (Platg I.) will OF PHoyipKNcei ., . - 

COBie; a.faiat.idea of this interesting ^at the ohscrvatisiv, otj aj^; tll^ . 

view; and, it. tUslng uunecessBTT to ^ulhAr himxelf call's thsiQi, ^n^ula^ . 

describe bnilduigs which have Wen (ions t<! wjiich mj friend more parti- 

lo frequently and so minutely de^ culiirly .re*iuested my attention, -are 

scribed, i shall refer snch of 70'uf certain mistake^, which, so nsf men 

readers ai maj wish fot ^iccoimtjt of IP'ght bp .lempted to call dalibantte 

the Castle and Bridge, lo Hasted'* fiilwhoods, into which your Cmtei 
Wstorj ofK«it, >ol. U. p. la. A*- .spondent hu tallen respectipg rayielf 

ehsfolugia, vol. IV. p. 36*^ vol. V'l. and the [Ufprnied Episcopal CliHTCk 

II. SSe, ibid, p. 3SI, vel. VII. p. 395. in^ Scotland. At these niistake« a4id 

■ -Tholpe'iTexluB Kofferais, &c. , wonderful opinions Bishop ' Swidf a rd 

YoQrs, &c. William K.iKPBS- expres'icd great surprise ;b*)t.,aK soon 

— -» . as I tp the end of Ibt letter. 

■ Mr. Uasiir, Stirling, June 28. and observed it to be my old friend 

TWO days, ago my teamed and L.L. the surprise that had begun to 

amiablft friend Blsfaop Sandford aii9ciR,Hiy miiid instantly vauiihedf 

■ent to nre.from Edithiirgh.your Miir airuXXayis^i :y3if Mtv i:v>ni^i«i^ 

^azine ferlgst Aurili pointiug out in ' With respect to myself, Mr L...L> 

It aa article on which, for the sake of informs the piibllck that 1 am b^cQjne 

4hat-Church to which hitf and. my-selv n noininal Scotch Bishop; end thus 

■vices are equally duc.^he expi'^ased far.hels not mistaken, furlh^veber 

.an earnest iti^i tbait I >would mcike fprne nut only a nominal, bvt a reat 

■ some remarks. -The. article i« intip .(hoH-ev,er uowortb.j) ^cetch Bish.opi 

tuled, " Titiilar Erctales-r-Hie Scotch Bui .when he -profceds to jay Uifit 

and .EngliA Churches t" ^udconlahis '^ abi/ul ,tk* gear IT37,.I exhibited 

icveral wonderful, thing*— such as, & some half dozen letters iq your Mit- 

proposal tliat, "in this ''Island Epi»- gazliic, under the signature of a Pre^ 

copalians, Presbyterians, Methodists, h.yter;.thatjK)tl<»ig afterwards. 1 re- 

Anabbplists, I ode pen deu Is, and every pruited'them m a'P;imphlel.of liunsi- 

Other. sUbd iris ion of those (including »d;erabte bulk, wilhoiit any apparent 

. Quakers of coilrsc) who disclaim the .motive, except that of assertingi in 
Pope's autherily, should unite with .a-fmriousappeudi:;, t^at the rigbt of 
their N'atnnal Church 1" — a censure Jan^es the SecQiid to the Thrffne of 
of Bishop Uomte for an espresiiioii these HealEiis^^ai at ieast.'e']uai to 
which ftowed from Christian humility -that. of hiS'SUcceasor ; and that bj far 
comj>ised .with, that playful wit, by tlte.gceater part of theimpressionww 
Ifhich the conversation of bis Lord- .withdrawn from sale'ti' he has. fallen 
'ship lias to eminently distinguished; into several mistakes, :. and some- id 
. — a. censiirc of the Spirituaf Courts, , them ol ceufiiderable importance. ' 
which " fromTw«ed to the Land's end . It ivas .nut abo-j,t jAe ^cnr 17BT, 
in Cornwall, brandish the scourge. Ssi I'lj (ii^jiitair HBa, Ihati this samb 
OTer such of the Clergy as eschew the .Mr. L. L. whose memory ,is now sp 
Creed of St. Athanasiug(" — and a de< .falLacicws, txhtbUed^ta yoOr M^a* 
claratiua thai "Alliances between ' " > - . i . 
Church and State are not to be en- . 
dured in any Cbristiao Realm," obe- 
dience of the Church to theState be- kiiiglitbeocf o __... . 

ing the " doctrine incofc^tcd on tlie the Scotch Bishops, by whom be was 

-Apostles by the ^roat Founder of our .consecrated, to the Tempter making 

Religifint" so tnat he whosedutyU .an.oHer (if tb^kinsdums of this world 
'is to communicate with theEstablimed and, the glory of them, nhen faa.him- 

CburchofEnglaDdisbonndtcicammil- ,felf had no title to a single acre; in 
■icnte with tne. Presbyterian Church ^hichhe calls lo.udly on the Goverq- 
ttf Scotland, with the Greek Church went to execute these penal law* 
Sbwt. Miti. /b(^, 1809. - • " which 

46i B^. Qi^§f* 1^it(iicttHa« of tiar ScMCb: Spise&pglians, [Jul^t 

iMKeh tfaen bimewitll bH tticlriMiEbt ■Ceooot of th"t lentencr, or uf iaj 

dTfil-theheBd*(^tbe9cot'ehBiBfaop.'i| thins el«e, from wiAdravtrng t&4 

Mtl in which he ft^RUtise* most m<f rieatcr pnt of the impreatlon frotn 

dSM Btiho|H vitfa [WnHtniiig iu as lkl<, u your Convipandciit intinu- 

«minRnt degree the serpent'i irtadom, ate*, that be diitributed llie trhole of 

' IHftugb Dot thit «pecief' of it whicli the irapWision thai ws* not qnieklf 

iij;ecomDieni]ed in the S«riptDraBl II . MJd st hii oirn expeoee, that tbe 

Iras til the saflic year, tTi)3, that, io pamphlst might bo ai lAas and atgot 

dbfenCe of tbe.Scotrh Einscopacy; nerall; read as pouible. 

itid'tbe consecration of Dr. Sealjury, To that pamphlet I wat hidebted 

I publithed in joitr MagaiiiAt an an- for the warm and stead; friendibip of 

ii*er to Mr. L. £.'3 attack. He re- Dr. Home, through the few reiUain* 

.^licd J aad th* controtersy, in which ing year* of his v^uable life t for the 

Ifie Scotch £pisco]>al Church was ac- couatetiance of Archbishop Moore ) 

euied of disaffection to Goverunient,. and for the friendly corresjiondence of 

of foi^ery, of bliehood, and of all perhapithemoatlearitedPrelateoftbs 

the cnnieg that have ever dijrmced age in which he lived — the hteBiihoil 

fternoitabaadonedhandittinuwhich Morslej, who assured raetbatfalsaU 

fte-ti^ Sherlock Bishop of LondoOi teotion was first drawn by the con> 

, ihd the grtal convert Seeker, were troversy occaiioned by the conae- 

ttWhtioned in the most opprobrious cration of Dr. Seabury, to tbe state 

ferms fbr the noble stau'd which, in of Epiacopaey in Scotland, of wbich 

the Howe of Peers, they made to the he afterwards so ably pleaded the 

Penal, Laws of lliS and IT48, and cause in the House of Peers, 

far mainiftiDtng, on the principles of I mention these thitags, wfaidi hm- 

the PrimitiTe Chtirch, in the lame dreds alire can prove, not menely 

Hoase,the rig^ta—tbe purely spiritual hecauss they are liononrable to my^ 

rights, of the Scotch ttishopSk which self, but because they evince, beyond 

no Act (^ Parliametit cotrfd give, or the reach of rational coatrovern, 

take away — the eontroversy, I saj, that the principles, political and reiK 

in whicb m thit is to be found, was gious, wT the Episcopal Church !■ 

e«Qtinued during the year* 1T85 and Scotland, ti welf as of her humble 

1180) with what nicceis or^rp on apologist, are not, in the opinion of 

*ither side, those who think it worth those who were most competent to 

lAiile to enquire will easily leant by Jud^e of thcin, such as ought to have 

turning over your volumes for the excited the odium which L. L. has 

y^rs in which It wal carried on. The now for upwards of twenty ycara 

'*hole corretpondttice, amouBting to professed tewardi both ; but that, on 

rix letCen by L. L. and four by me, 'he contrary, tliey are such «i to 

lo^ether with an additional letter of render the Scotch Episcopal Church 

Inue te a Clergyman irhote attention ""t altogether unworthy of the couo* 

bad.Ueen directedto the controversy teuance and encouragement which, 

ky Dr. Berkeley, who knew tbe state she has recently received from the 

of Epijcopncy in Scotland, « well as Church of England, 

the principles of the Scotch Episco- Of this fact another proof may be 

galians, better than my other man Found iu the fund which is now rai»- 

at that tiitfe in England, were re- >ug by subscriptiMi fur her support, 

printed, not by me, but by Dr. If our Correspondent is greatly iaisto- , 

Home, then Dean of Canterbury, lien if he suppose that the sid>icrip- 

Ud won afterwards BMiop of Nor- tion for this purpose has been COU' 

wicb. It was at Ms request that mj &ocd to the Univeksitv or OxFoau 

lelterto the private Clergvmiia was alonei and be will therefore be ex- 

aitded — tiot for the abnird purpose tremelv unjust, if he restrain to that 

supposed by i.. L, but to prove that learned body the guilt, with wbicb be 

there could be no Episcopal Church charges it, " of thus giving nndue 

in Scotland but under the superintend- encoun^eoent to Separattsti." Tbc 

attco of the successors of those Pre- University of Oxfordhus indeed nib- 

lalnwbo bad been deprived, at the scribed, with a liberality which tbe 

Kevolution, of their st^es, revraues, Scotch Episcopalian must be a num- 

«nd civil deities. The sentence ster of ingratitude who can ever for- 

which L. L.-quotes, is indeed in that get| but the same liberality baa, on 

letter ; but tu for was tlie Dean, on this Occasion) been displayed by tho 

. ..' . ■ Bench 

1BP9.] Bp. G1cig*8 Vindicatien of the Scotch Ept'scopaUms. 603 

.BeDch«fBii)iop>(bjUiedi«iDitari<iaf to bet >ni] «iH Ur. L. l. jaj lli^t 

inferior urders( by the English Clergy the Bisbopi of tbe ChutcK of &ii£- 

lOf every deacripttun; by laud were aaytfaiog more duriof; tSe 

all pBrtie«—adhe refill of the late Mi- U*uipation of Cromvetl, or that ibejr 

aiatry u well a» of the present ; and would asaie be anjthing Uiore Ihre« 

in Scotland by men of opulence, ai year« alter the establisiiment uf bis 

«<ill of tbe fittablislW aaof the Epis- preciuui gcbemB of univerial coai{u:^ 

nwal Church. Kemiou i 

Nor can this occaiion any surprise " An jLatagootat," lays L. L. " tco- 

fo him whose nerves are not con- lured to assert (during tbe contro- 

vulied by the very tousd of the words versy occaiioned by the consecratiqa 

Biihop, 'Prtlatc, Prelacy I The in- of Dr. Seaburj) that he (Dr. Gl(aj) 

telligenl paii of the Establiihcd was then grasping at the ihadony 

Cbarch of licotlanil — as well of Hie lerablance of a Caledonian Uijtre. 

Clergy as of the Laitj — know well This grand object of pursuit Is, )t 

that the bas nothing to dread from seems, at length obtained." 

the Episcopal Clergy and tlieir ad- In these two sentences there is one 

bereot*;.but rouch from Methodists,' truth, and at least one mistake. Tb^ 

Reliefneo, Anabaptists, Burghers, theasiertioawasmade, is indeed truei 

^DtibuTghers, Garcans, and a variety for the Antagonist who made it was 

of other uustart »?cts of yesterday, L. L, kiviteff', whose memory Has not 

whoi thongn they profess to find some here dcccivedfaim t but wben he made 

causes of difTereoce from one anothea-, <t originally, ^e was miitakeni and 

yet all agree most cordially in misre- be is again mistaken, when now he 

pre«enEiQ|; the Eftabtished And Epii- repeal* it. Jbout {^ ^ear 1787, a 

copsl Churchet, and in preaching tbe Caledonian Mitre wa* twice wilbia mj 

pernicious follies of Autiiiomiauismi K'vPt for I was then chosen uoaiu- 

which will ever recommend them- mouslv by the CIcky residing within 

•elves to a , corrupt and ignorant one of the antient Diuoeies of hi^- 

■vidgar. As the seal of thete preach- land, and at tbe very same time Dy 

ers is generally without knowledge, fuur-bfths of those residing nithiii 

there is reason to apprel^nd that it the bvuods of another anlieut Ui^. 

may not be altrayi in a ^ood thine, c^e, ^o preside over them as,th(yr 

Uid that doctrines ininitcal to the Bishop i I was urged in the mif t 

|>eac-' of society may be occasionally earnest manner by tbe then Primut 

wculcateid on tbe multitude, under ^eoterum ^^I'stsfius, lo make my o^- 

pretencc of esposutg the deviations tiun between-tbe two, and to acLt^pt 
of the Established Clergy from the of tbe laboruMis tbuugh bouourable 
stamiards of tbe Estabrished Faith, office t and yet [ was ao Lisliop at 

Ko such apprrfieo lions can be enter- this time last yea 
lained of the Scotch Episcopalians, To this your candid Correspondnit 

iHlose very prejudices are in bebalf may be disjiuaed lo rcpK, that tbe 

1 of qutet'«ubmisiion to legal fovem- wicked University of Oxford had not 

' fiUBt; whose Clergy have all sub- then sent "live thousand pounds to 
scribed, fi* anijHe, the Thirty.ninc. Scotland for the u»4ue encourdge* 

Articles of tbe Church of England ; ment of fiepnratistj «" and that I was 

!■ whose chapels the incomparable not therefore " atlracled bv loav«s 

iiturgy trf tbtbt CbuEch is daily^cad ; and fishal" But what will Jie say 

■hose Episcopacy itself was derived when J inform hini that 1 Was pef. 

from England at the Hestoration of feclly an are last y^ear, when 1 jielde4 

Charles the Second ^ and whose Bi- to ih'e ii-treatias ut llio^e whose opi- 

-ahfl^ neither esenciie nor claim any oion of me is perhaps just the revense 

jJlrMJictiiin over tbeir. own. Clergy ofbix, thai for foiiiC, ti.'^ e, ,pcrl>aps - 

Odd people which was not exercised for the whole of mj' life, 1 couid'd^ 

iiy fit. Cjprian, Cornelius^ and the ii>e fiom the Epiiiconal Fund |i(> .^ 

OtberPrelaletoftbo^FrimitivcChurch, nelit whatever; and that my pco- 

wben no Bisbop on earth coulflheap- qiects now ate the same that they 

pointed (as your Correspondent ejt- were then 1 1 should have been a 

presses it) by the Imperial or Royai contemptible being indeed if 1 hndap- 

Spwlural Sudi Bisbopi as were cepted of tiie office of a Bishop itfitb 

iMMe oraiUMDls of tbe Primitive a view to any emolument arisin? 

Cliawht J aaA jss CvUitaEu^ fWm .frw such ,a fuufl w ttjisi and nm 

604 Scotch Episcopaliaiii vindicated. — Pillar ofSWteg. [Julj» 

more contemptible, if ' ambition to 

■ preside OTcr any part "^ those Cler- 
gymen nho had so long been my 
equals', could have induced me to sc- 
ceiit of an office which, to him nho 
conscientiously dlsrharies' the duties 

'i>f-i(, can'in Sentland De tlie source 
of nptbing J>ut. of labour,' -anxiety, 

"arid' an additional e.Vpencc. These 
surely are not oBjecls at wbich a man 
<if comraon .sen^e 4^an be supposed lo- 

■ hate been grafpios for these ttenty- 
. ttfo years 1 bOt, if I shall be able to 

jet no att&ck either on the Cfanrcb to 
which 1 belong, or on myself person- 
ally,'' b^ the gfenttemaii who atpresat 
subscir^bei L. L. shall be meanly 
shiHmed by Gbobge Gleic. 

Mr. Urbik, CaileUgB~-it May SS, 

IN your Magazine for April, p. S47t 
jou have given 3 «iew and detcrip* 
ticin of the aoiient Pillar of Klisegi 
with which I am much pleased. TSe 
Pi!lar' is eerlaiiily a very iaterestiog 

_ , . ^ _ . , subject as a Plate for your Collecti<m 

d'o but one hall the good which my of Antiquities, and I have not-seeu 

partial' friends expect me to do, ,1 

shall submit with patience to the la- 

fiours of my office, and to the odium 

ofL. I. which I am sure that 1 never' 

\ representation as that 
u have given. That in Mr. Pen- 
it's Tour was made before the re- 

1 of the Pillar, consequeotlj 

j..u.u»^u. — -e liberty was taken wilh it. Mr. 

With him, ifideed, I hope thnt I Gough, it seems, copied tbe same 

have now done for ever ; Ihough, if inio ms Camden. The view in jour 

be 'will come forward and, inalelter Magazine not only shews tbe Pillar, 

' inbacribed with his real name, and but the surrounding scenery, with the 

Haled from the place of his vaaal rirgi- disltint hills very well marked. 
Jetice; state his objections to the The tumulus un which the Pillar 

Episcopal Church in Scotland, and stands was opened some years back, 

debatethe q^iiestions at issue, not by and there appeared the 

liardy assertions a hundred times re- 
De'aied, but by fair arenmeiit, I pledge 
'iujielf (to use a fashionable pfirnse) 
' to entcF the li»U with him, and cither 
'to defend ti)e principles of my own 
I Church, or caiiilidly to acknowledge 

bones, which had been placed 
between broad flat stones, Uie usuM 
mode of intennent in those times. 
This Pillar 1 should suppose is among 
the most antieot of autinicrlbed Pit- 
lam, and I should be ^lad to sei 

that they are indefensible. He must accurate cypy of the inscription in 

'not, however, expect me to take youc Magaiinc. I have a copy be< , 

'any farther notice of J>'. L. ;fora wri. tore me now, but am lenrful as to its 

ter whose name isknpwn contends on' accuracy ; the beginning of it, how- 

' very unequal terms with an antago. ever, nearly iiiarKS the time ofita 

■nist n hi) is anonymous. Of this, Mr. erection, and the person it was io- 

r, Urban, j-ou seemed once to be duly tinded lo commeroorale: "ConcettH 

^tensibfe t for when the same L. L, f/ius CatleH, CaltslfJUiut BreekmaU, ' 

^niade a wanton attack, same ten or llrochmail fi/iui Eliteg, £liieg JUltii 

'twelve years ago, upon Br. Glei^by Gnolllarne, Cenrena itaque prtnepes ^ 

' ', you express^ resEret for hav- Fil!>is,ed{ficavU hunc lapidem proavo " 

naovertently admitted It, .Tiid in $ti9 Eliicg; tpue eat ffUseg," &c. 
i subsequent number declared that I hope your ingenious eorrespond- 

'Vou would admit from annnymo'os cnt Mr.farkeswill furuiih you with 

. 'cbrirespoddents no attacks on per- some more uf his rai>.Aj'/aH remarks. 

" ' "'"~ repeat If he wJll give a view of the r 

;rally nxeful 

OH may call 
tire Gemtle- 
D' gcntlcmao 

bimself to the 
islissms from 

id though no 
I do theolo- 
lich indeed I 
lived, though 
:hc aggressor, 

of Cutilelt Uinat Br6n, supposed to 
ha^e been one of the seats of Cou-r 
,ceun and Eliteg, I will forward some I 
curious documents 'in respect to the 
Castle, and several of its possessors, 
'Wilh an antient fragment ul' Welsh- . 
poetry, supposed to have been writr I 
ten by ■nowet ap Einlon LygUv, % 
famoos Welsh Bard. F. T. ] 

Mr. UaBAK. BaUack, June 10. 

AS the following common nbeito- I 
menoo is aloostiCMitHtuan; pre- 


.ll09.] Thief in a Candle €Xplained.—Vo\is\ie'iUentiaie. 605 
•cnting jlself to ob»er*»ii6ii during ber of H^azinM to atcertsin mid* 
our Mcial eveDlng* in winter, 1 ihall literary facts, 1 found > translatiou^f 
attempt, for the anutement of the the Henriade in one for the year 
female part of your readers, a M>lu- 1739-60. Whether thii i* the traos- 
tion of the same. U is well luiown lation meationed by your Corrr- 
that a small knot of cotton, or a* it spondrat and Mr. Hayley I know not. 
is more commonly called, a thirf. The work to which I allude ia tbe 
will occaitonauch an increased flus of Grand Magazine, at that tint pub- . 
Ihe tallow, ai to produce a deep gut- lilhed by Griffiths in the Straad, and, 
tering in a burning caniUe ; and it i* like many other of it« ri*ai», now 
not less certain that a slip of paper, sunken in obliTion. The trauiliv- 
or any other substance ol an oblong tiou coromtocei with loree ^etietal 
form, about four or &ve inches by observations upon the Ueanade, ia 
one, placed horizontally on tbe top the second volume cf that work, p. 
of tfie candlestick, in an opposite di- 496 ; and ia contiuued in the same to- 
rectjon, will almost instajitly arrest luine, pp. 501, 648, 590, 668, 701, 
the progreii of the said thief, and pre- and cuinpletcd in the succeeding v6- 
went any subsequent effusion of the lunie, pp. 5, 5B, ISft, 181, 837. The 
tallow. But, to form a more cor- generalobserTHtioni begin thus: "Ai 
rect idea of the cause, perhaps it may we have never had an English tr^n*- 
be necessary to remark, that the air, lation of Vcluire's Henriade in Eng- 
beiug a fluid, will operate equally on Irsh verse, we do not duubt but one 
. evfiry part of the candle, and that it tolerably executed will be highly ao- 
no sooner comes iu contact with a ceptable to the publiik." Itisthere- 
indre rarified air than the e<tuili- fore probable that this was the priv- 
- fcrium is deAroyed, ftnl a current eu- duction of the two Btotberi men- 
sues j hence it isthat the(ii>/excit- Uoned by Mr. Hayley. But, asl do 
loK a greater absorption of the tallow not prvfeis that zealous admiralioa 
to take place, the heat is increased for flie character of Cewper, dther 
on that side of Ihe candle ; come- as a poet or a man, which his Bio- 
-aueutiy the adjactnt air becomes grapher and your Correspondent In- 
more larified, and recedes from tbe vesti^us appear tor possess, I will 
impulse of the heavier air, which leave them to discover traces iff the 
. rushes ift from the opposite »ide to genius of their favourite author ( and 
occupy Ihe vacuum, and thereby only observe that the translation it 
prMcrvetheequilibrium! wdthusthe tolerably, and ouly tolerably, eie- 
curi^t is obtained, which will conti- cutcd. Should th^ volumes here inen- 
Bue in motion till the slip of paper, tioned be of the slightest service to ' 
placed on tlie contraiy side, opposes Mr, Hayley, he ia perfectly welcome ■ 
its progress npwards, by preventing to thera, as they are i" no respect va- 
a greater adm'ssioil of the Surround- -lued by Yours, Ac. ' . J. 

ing air than is sufficient to re<tore ■ ■ 

the equUibrium. M.r. Vnviv, ithegield, Julg 6. 

Yours, &c. WrLUAM HoMEBBies. I T is an observation, true as it is 
m, ■■ X trite, that, ill. general, we - but 

Mr. Ubbak, June is. half fcnjoj the, acquisition of good > 

IN vol. LXXVI1. p. 716, a Corrcr fortune it we have not an opportn- 
spoodentendeavoursto recoverto nity of giving intelligence , of it to 
the Biographer of the Poet Cowper a others. It must be. acknowledged 
translation of Voltaire's Henriade ei- too, that to " rejoice with them that 
ecuted about the Jear 1759, the pro- rejoice" is the dictate of reason aa . 
duction of the Poet and his Brother well as Revelati.on. 
John Cowper. Mr. Hayley, it ap- Yet, alaa! such i^ the corriiptlwi 
pears, has diicorered what he sup- or weakness of human nature, that 
poses a rival and inferior translation ; such intellieenee is toe frequently ro- 
andyoorCorrespondentobserveSiMr. teived by the ear of Envy i and that 
H. will confer a gresil favour on the which to a. benevolent mind .would 
admirers of the Poet by explaining ia baTe been a source of pleasure^ be- 
what Magazine of the year 1T59 he comes to thui a cause only, of pain, 
fonnd the poem, which he supposes BcMdes, a man may be so disa- 
■ a rival and inferior trantlation. ^teeably. ciicuiguAanceJ, .<* absorbed 

iBaKidentallylpokingOTerHBOm- m uneasiness, at the time when he 
. ■ ■*■ ^ receive* 

60« Bp. Pixetsa!i.'--Mine-Maaiiurers f^-^-tkareJcr Ague. [itAy, 

teeeive9Hidii(iformiliaiitiut,moagk Mr. Ubban-, Jtau'M, 

Kt uiother he would haie rejoiced, VOUR CMraqMHidnit at Hsrwidi 

lie niU theo bear it with tndifierence. X horing AiFiR»liad M ivKh whmC 

SobB aiW tU« late Bialiop Portetu he •&;« i« an cSedua) reraedy f«r the 

wu trandated to the See uf L(md(«, Agwa, I beg Iea.Te througli jour 

Jiii {)rutber-in-law, Hr. Hodsioii, meani to aik him how the bark and 

•Rid oae moraiag to his GaM^iici', . snakeroot are to be dits*lved in the 

vho tnu ft native of tiie Peak of ale or brandj (for 1 really am not 

Serbf ibire, " you heard the chemirt eciougb to vSect it), aa he 

Eod oent?" "No, "Sir," replied nllowi as oiition to the patinit to 

, " 1 knew of DOBe." " Porteus the patient to diuulvethe powden in 

M UMleBitbop of Irftndoit." "Aye, a f«Mrf of ale or a ^£U of brandy; and 

' ibat maj he— rwid 1 dare aa; he trill direuti the same doie to be taken of 

be » lober mon in his piece — but a either solutioa. I riiould like to 

cow bat getten into the garden, and know, if It makei no difference whe- 

bu eUen up a'th' cabbagei." , tfaer the whole virtnea of the medi- 

Youn, &£. E. G. cine are taken into the atqmach in 

— ■■ I four doae*, or two and thirty. Pm- 

Mr. Urban, Jul^ S. tbcr, I ahould like to be inforaei, 

1 SHALL feel mud) ohli|ed if sny wiietber peraont in the nei^bonr- 

of yauT readera can infeFm se hood of HarfHch, who are repeatedly 

■ -whether there Juu esisted, or doea 
BOW eadat, anyCampany abrM " The 
-Mine Adventutera of fingModi" ~ ' 

. J r^tatediy 

taking thri medicine, do n«t esperi- 

fre4{ueiit attacks of the -ague 

-Mine Adventutera of finghnd i" aiid year afler year « for I can Mareelr 
if -to, what ia the {trcdnUe vaJue of thiiric that an effectual remedy whicn 

.their abarea, where their vIBee -, _. 
Aualed, ■&£. 'lite oceaaion of the «a- 
iquiry i* tliit; that in 17U a penon 
tn ka will baqneathed b share m the 
•hove coocem,. which the en^uiriei 
Ititherto made by Ua heini have not 
enabled them to diacoVer. In a pa- 

f N the Review attached to yot 
T huH Nimber, p. -MS, the EdiU repeated at [eaat nnnuolly far 
perfaaps half ■ century. 

Youra, &e. W. 8. 

Mr, l'»BA«, 

June U. 

of tha" Centura Litera 

retpondenli in ^6ur Magazine of 
May last, for their answera t* my 
queiiea reatiecting a remedy for the 
Black Beetlei and the Ague. With 
reapect to the former, my aervants. 
baie fretfuently tried the reriiadie* 
there pointed out i but Uiey have only 
been oflemporary serTice, and 1 am 
inclined to thiak of tlie Beetiea, aijt 
haa been jdid of Mice, " they aoon 

Sir S. E. Brydgeit -K. J." Fray to discoier the trap, and avoid thesnare.' 

wli&t Foreign Pnote iafaeind btadfui 
ihi« honour, aa none of our native 
'Ondeni'of Knighthood oan be nnder- 
i4ood by tb« iuitinli following hii 

A desire of inforiiiing m^lf on 
;iiKh a^ubject, fa rf.oorrecti^ yonr 
ihigfaly-valued Magniine if out ut or- 
■der, induoM me to trouble yon with 
the ahoie query. At the stmte time, 
Mtamitn let flip Ifae opportunitj of 

At to the pouring boiling water (an 
exceUcntfemedy) if tiiey can be found 
it may be ^ood ; 4iit they are in the 
chimi.ey-pLce, the ceHar (where they 
actually acmip out the raw potatoes), 
and bs¥e been in the meat-aafe, and 
in the cloaet lidjukiin^ oar sitting- 
raowi. Bad penetrated lolu a loaf of 
au^ar there. &«rcly aome remedy 
might be employed for Ihe dcttruc< 
tion of them ; and that exnileni ".8o- 

dBfbmii^tbiaBdit»r(w«tberK*ight ci^y of Arts, MauHfiictures, and Cosji- 

-•r£squwe)that'tlKpa|«f «f Uie'0«B- meree," would do well to propoae a 

nunUteraiiai&iIlofiOTtyeRttiiuiann, gold medal for tbe inTentiaai of a 

iwfiiH, and aonibilily, b»e b^ailed apeafic remedy for the deitrualMin of 

. -MtBDy b»ura that weuU vtherwiae tWe oeiJotH ■vemiu.^Witfa re^Mt 

ba*e paued tedi«Mly -« Ifae Aott bo IJie-Avue, 1 4a«c a very high opi- 

■^«f aion of the Mined y, of ancnie poiued 

4 S»n.$/ anUmt diiPaifV. out by me of jom Correapondenii i 

JMbitMll'Ew a vvrr gveat Nwity in- 


ISqa.j , Bistemperiii Dogs. — Various useful Receqils. 607 

deed to fiud » Country Apolktear^ Skriimliire, jun. Phil. Jourg^No. 91. 

«f that liberal turn of ititnd be point* , Dr.. Pearson (Repertory of Art*, 

out, tu preacribe the tame fratii; lU.p.SSS) found that SSOO^rarnt of 

their charge* ue ' moit enortuoui : I the white klclncy Fotatoe-root I'efl on 

htely saw a bill -of jf59. chargfid Ml drjing 1000 ^raiiu. The freah root 

a man and bis wife for one year only, deprived of il* *kiD contained dS tw 

and with the latter Terjr little illuev) t2 per cent, of -water, and SS to gS 

ittdced, 1 have reason to believe that a of meal, copaiatiag of from IT to 15 

fbw atteadHnceafroman eraiiTentphv- of fccula, 9 to S of fibrous matter, 

ilciati, and the cbemiat'a ahopi would and 6 to 5 of extract, or MlublemU' 

have answered the purpose with cilase. - 

About one-third of the expence, »o Mu)y pertoos, when brewing beer, 

is to avoid those journeys and attend- put Id one pound of common sglt to 

' anceaalmoaltoonumeroiit to mention, everr four bushels of matt. It issaid 

Youn, &c. Mentor. this b.calu the wort, and the beer i« 

im very fine in a few weeks. Whether 

Mr. Ubb4h, Jti/y e. the salt is used foi fining, or to mak« 

DR. BLAnE h^ described the thote who drink the be«r more 

disease called the Distemper in thirsty, or to "he the beer a hi^er 

Dogs ifith accuracy, and his medi- flavour, 1 would thank any of your 

duct in general are succeulul; but a correapondenls. for infotmatton it) 

..genlleiuanhadadministeredDr.Bhne'g ;our utoful Magazine. 

tOediciiies to a favourite pointer, in Filter river water through aaponga 

the disease called ITie DUtemper, but more or less compressed, instead of 

} avail ; tlie uuvaryinr aymp- ttone or sand, by which the wafer 

luiui iiad come on, when the poor not only rendered more clear, but 

animal crawled into the field, and fell wholesome ; for simd is kweoifbly 

..»A»» ,^^^^ ^-^^^ -.4 1 1\ L... j:..--kI_-^j l..- Ak. 1 ki. ... - . 

amOof some grass, attempting, but drtsoked by the water, so Uiat i 
In vain, to ea? it. ^c followed the or 5 years it will have lost a fifth 
suggeation of nature, and ordered a part of its weight. Powder of char- 
handful of grats tu be cut in shrcda coal should be added to the sponge 
of about half an inch long, and whea when the water is foul, or fetid. 
miired with butter to be put down Those who eiantine the lar^e 4uan- 
the animal's throat i the da;<e^Bt re- tity of terrene matter on the inaide 
peated three tiniea in every tpentj- of^tea-kettles, will be convinced all 
lour hours, and a visible amendineot watar ahould be boiled before drnnk, 
almost immediately took place, which if Uieyniah to avoid being aifflicted 
terminated in recovery. Farmer'a with gravel and stone, &c. 
Mae. No. lUXXV. Frotl-bitten potatoes, and all other 
To purify Lemon Juice, add one vegetables, as Iruit, &c. are restored 
■ouuce of pulverized well-bumed char- to their natural taate and flavour bj 
Coaitu a quart of Lemon Juice; after beii^ steeped in cold water twelve 
standing twelve hours, filter the Juice hours before the; are boiled. Psla- 
through white blotting-paper j it will tses are also preserved from decay ia 
Iieep good several years in a cellar, the latter season by being dried or A 
ID a bottfe well corked: athickcruat kilo, or any other convenient way- 
will form beneath the cork, and the Dr. BedJuea'a recipe for Pomade 
iibucilage will fall to the bottom. Divine, from Cox'a Medical Compen- 
f hilosouhical Journal, No. SO. dium. Take of Beef marrow It ' 

The Fotatoe called Captain Harl is ounces, steeped in water (o ecu aiuaallr 

white, with a thin iroootb skin, changing it) 10 duys, and alWwarib 

roundish, of a moderats size. With in rose-water 2t hourai Flowers of 

fe^w eyeaj when boiled it is yellow, Benzoin or Benjamin, btorax, and 

rather cloie and watery, but toler^ Florentine Orrivruot Fovrdel-i of each 

bly well flavoured; it weighs 14 or half an ounce. These ingredients are 

IS pouiids per peck ; 5' pounds of it to he put into an earthen vessel, 

yielded 9 ounce* of white fecijla or cloaely covered down, to keep in ikt 

ftarch, 3 of slightly discoloured fe- fuinaa, and being suspended in water, 

Gifia, and < of dried pulp: the re- are made to bud three hours, alter 

mainder being water, soluble rauci- which the whole la to be strained 

lige, Btad extrsctive ilaatter. Willitun aud (int into bottlei while wum. 

«08 The Quality of Bit\iWalerf.'-Quacks in Trade. [July, 

Some time ago a gentleman at Bath uours, sn inapplicable to a|ipearBiic«« 
■aid the Bath vatera-were heated bj of the abode aod it* inhabitant, and 
the Fjrites found in th« biJU aboat therefore easily aouzbt a solution lo 
' Bath, and in all hb travels he never the enigma ; whf o flie knight of (hf 
foandaomanyin one place -.tbesecon- thirabk courleously informed me that 
tallied sulphur and iron ; be produced rl denoted him to be a breecbea-ma- 
a piece vhirh he had picked up, broke Jie^ , and aUo drum-major to the Ad< 
it, and put it into a gluM of cold wa- glejea Militia ; and that everybod; 
ter I he then applied the thermometer now- a- days tacked lomethiog to their 
to cold water iu another gla»s, then names ;■ and hia neighbour the Horte 
took it out and put it into the- glass Doctor, with many others uo belter 
wherein was the Pyrites, and the than himself, dubbed themselves 
thermometer rose two or three de- ' {■nuirea, aiid ^eir wi«es Ladies. But 
green tb^s, he gald, nas the Bath what, in this wonder- working age, 
water beattal, by rain water making must forcibly attract particular attea- 
its way through the, chasm* of the tiou, in proportion as it comes home 
nirroundiog hil's, and at the bottom tu individual feelingt, is the surpria- 
produr.iiig the Hot Bath Water. This '^ing ingenuity and contrivance of a 

waa nothing extraordinary, be oh- person somewhere about '■ itreet, 

lerved ; for tberc waj sbmetfiing simi- who, by a singular mode of comprei- 
lar between Florence and Naples, sion, can pack up a ioll/e of wine in 
where Aames were produced at the a. pint decanter. Ite is non gone to 
(urface of the earth by the same Cheltenham for the season, where, 
cause. Wdls of cold Katcr surround no doubt, he will, a» he has done 
the Baths st every point of the coin- here, reap a golden harvest. Nor 
pass. How then can the above hy- can we, in these marvclloiis times, 
jtothesis be correct ) or what follows, sufficiently applaud the unexampled 
which is asserted by Walker in his generoait^ of certain shop-Lecpers, 
Lectures : Bath water .is warm, and who, totally rtgardten «f their 
chalybeate : these properties are de- own inlereM, and purelt/ to accom- 
rived from beds of pyrites (or fire- modate the jiublick, are determined 
slonei') though which raiu - -ntAsr to dispose of their stock in trade fuH 
passes iu the bowels of the surround- iS per cent, ooder prime cost*. Such 
tng hills; ' D. an unparolleled instance of liberality 

1 1 — naturally leads one to snp()ose that 

Mr. ITbban, IVidcomi, Jalt/ 10. the jiarties who have engaged the 

1NCREUIBLB as it may anpear, premises, and are to succeed to thp 
it is not less true than wonderliil, concern, would gladly embrace lo 
that, at this present time, there is advantageous an oft*er, unless there 
not lucb a being at Bath as an Attor- was something of the suggeaUo /alii 
ney. All tho subaltern professors of or the tuppressio veri. 
Law have as-iumed tbe title and de- Yours, &c. Cacifoco.' 

■ignation of Solicitor ! but, from tbe — ■ 

general and indiscriminate manner in - Mr. Ubban, July S5. 

which that term is 'applied, ] will T WAS much pleased witji a letter 
stake my pantaloom to a skin of J- inTol. LXVII. p. 609, mentioDiDg 
parchment, that'not three of them an epitaph on the immortal Shak- 
comprehend the full force and. mean- speare, and one to the memory of 
ing of the distinction, nor to what Ur. John Kali, whomairiedthePoefa 
Court, of Law it is an appendage, daughter. There' is a family of the 
But so universal is the manta for «ff- name of Ball who use the arms 
diptijicatintt, thal„ some time ago, there described, a Chevron between 
iu one of my ambulatory excursiona, three Talbot'a heads era.ied ; and. If 
passing through a vitlasc in Wales, I these arms belong to the fiuiiily, it ii 
observed painted on a board in front doiibtleaa of great antiquity, 
vf a Raccomodenr's stall (for Botcher Yours, &c. W. H. 

is now too vulgar an appellation) ,. , . , ■ . 

"SolomonSheers M.B.M.D.M.A/' -j, ^hese guU-trap, .re ber. in daily 
1 own my nstonishment was roused, succsssion, and prodoce such Immeose 
and my curiosity keenly eicited, at profits as to enable Ibe pruprietor soon to 
feeii^ tbeteiniA'civof acadcmicAlho- quit busiiiess and fttirc tohb vitl^ 

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1 S09. ] Original Letter of Pdpe.-^Memoirs »/ Mi: Goa4by. ^, 


June I. 

tie from Mr. I'ujie, accurald}^ 
copied frum the Orifjinal (Ptale II.), 
rdjuirc* no rarther illuatt^tiun. than 
Id ol>se.-Te, that " J'afher Fr^ncU 
r.riiM Ibu Sea," was Hf. Alterbury, 
tlic tlicii eti.cil Biiiliup ul' Kudicglrr. 
Yvun, &c. D. 



THK Geittleman whu 
ject of the Ml 
has been no imiversall} kiiuwii, and 
M> hij^hlj' esteemed jii tlie.( itv vl Lon- 
don, tj>r more than thri.'L--n)iii ttis of 
a i-eiilurf, thai to cousign Iih. iiie- 
inur* " III dull fiirgetruliieiiafrc)," 
would be a crime that ,beticvitk-nce 
must blush it, Hud the widow Hiid 
Ahc oqthan weep nfreuli, if n<> pen f<imd to <)MKik tlieir feeling. 

Mt. .^aiiiuel Uo^idby, lute of !i)iilu| 
Sitasn, died on (he I Ith of June 1808, 
af)cra>h«rt illnrai, iuttieiiall) icar 
of hU age. lie wsi tine aon of 'Mr. 
Samuel Condhj, a very wortliy and 
reapectable mnii, whu rt'siilcd in one 
cif the good old housci tlmt were 
plea!iaiitl}iiituatedin Miiorlieldit. He 
eujoycd a lucrative ai)d respectable 
place under the Citj of Loitduii ) and, 
at bin death, Mr. John Goadbv, bis 
eldest BOH. was ch<raen to Micceed hi 
fatlier. Tlie mibjt 
attention wai borr 
day, ill the y<:arlTI9i «i- bijlie 
the hou«c ia Muorliekl^. Mr. iiuad- 
by had a larj^e family ; ami Air. Sa- 
mael Goadby wai bouird appreiilice 
" Virtne, a slatimier at ttie 

n-bich he acted to the i:U»tC of, a , 
life. The p^rlner^ip continued Jo? 
11 ^.ean;; and, ei, llic close of tjijtf 
penwl, the^ interest of Alrii. Virtue 
and Mr. Guadby wcrb made one I|V 
Ibeir miirria^e. Mrs. Giiadby did nuF 
live mofc tlian 14 jears after llieif 
u. union; but, preiioUs to her de^llji 
she said, that her roarriiige with M^ 
OF TUZ . Goiidb^ was one of the most pmpir 
mv. tious c I rcu Instances of, her life, ft is 

the sub- hoped, tiiu wcijer will not be thought 
Mftniiir too iiiiiiiite ) but, if a character 'n til 
be held. u|i to the publick as apni- 
per subject for their respect' and iini- 
tatioii, domestic and social virtue?,, 
piety and bcncTolciicCi must forni the 
grand outlitic.i of a proper object of 
real respect. The Hern, the Stateit- 
man, the Poet, or the Painter, de- 
nuiid, and frequcnlly, as such, de- 
serve our admir^Iion; butitis^niy 
to the man of domestic worth apip 
social excellence, that the bor 
of the virtuou* heart will eve 


, the n 

I Royal Kxchanset and eilbi 
time before Kir. Guadby had ciiin'- 
pleted his apprenticeship, -or .very 
touu after, Mr. Virtue died, leaving 
- a widow . aiul two daii;;hters. Mr. 
Goadby, at this early period of life, 
had conducted hifaself in so- exem> 
plary a manner, that it was thought 

. ri^ht to take him into parliiersiiip 
with Mr». Virtue) be was also to 
liighly esteemed by all thn.t knew 

rers»l b 

assiduity in everjf good work, is so 
incalculable a blessing tu lociety, Iha^ 
wc are Crilled upon, by every good 
j)riiiciple, to -appreciate, respect, and 
emulate, itlr. Goadby was one of six 
geutlemcn, that, fifty years ago, form- 
ur p/e«ent ed (wc believe) the first society in 
Matthew'^s England for the promnliun of risli- 

Sious knowledge amon^t the poor. 
[e was ii-.Jeliitigable m his endea- 
vours to secure the everlasting and 
present felicity of his fellow mortals. 
His expressive countenance would' be 
illumined or beclouded, as the tiile 
Tuu triid presented to hit view a suf- 
fering or bappy feiluw-bcin^i but 
his feelings did not pa«s oif in the 
vapour oi mere external sensibility ( 
he sought the object of distress ( and 
he did not then say, " Be ye warme^. 

and be ye filled i but gave them not 
those thidgs that are uecdful for 

him, that lie. had several otfers mmle known bim, when near SO years of 

of proposed' advantage, to entice age, SKcnd a dark .and dangerous 

him to leave the conucxiou he was staircase, to visit the abode ot sicU- 

engaged b; but his reply was, ncss and want) and there, with the 

in will never forsake the -ffidoiv gentle huid of charity, and the w^rm 

■and the fatherless." TJilt was not heart of a. Christian, tclievc ftnd 

merely ft mrmth of exprei!«iou,'prv- tuftcn the sorrows inflicted by po- 

duced by the feeling* of the mo- verlv and sicknesj. To feel fur rai- 

t . Ge-ir. Mio. Ju(t, ISOU, serV 


',. Mr- GOadby was alio a public-ipi- 
rited roan; nerer ipariug oimielf or 
)iii [lurte, wheu properl; called upon. 

6\0 Biographical Memoirs of Mr. Samuel Goatlby. [ Jnly, 

thet bope la join ia Ahatter varld, 

«)U Dttver be bn^Ma w upaa by 

death ). n»r Kill their ^owm of eu- 

jojmeDt ever decrease. 

.. ^ . , Mr. Ooadhj had many Ht^folar* 

Id tbe year ITM, de Wai one of Ihc Hie*'; he wa«' verj nice in bia pertuu t- 

— L and actiTo friends of Belt; drewed verv plai^ ; but had made du 

change in tlK! cut of hi* cont for near 

&0 fear*, lie had a particular dii- 

like l» Ihe unin^ a hackne; cuach on 

) yean, the Sundajf ■, lliuught it, in generate 

'•-■'- a proianaiiun of the daj [ but he 

Jiveil I« be shocked frj the rattling 

of Etage-coache» IVoin momiDg; U> 

night on that day, which, when he 

Canaiiig; hcrstnry lumepertons 
lifing must remember. Mr. Goadb; 
WibKribcd fifty piundt tu thi " 
triolic Fund ' 

t< _ „ 

I Di*pen*arii , 
will, left hatuisomc Icgaci 
the inilitutions lie had lubHcnbod to. 
Mr. Goadby'i ihop at the Hojal Ex- 
change was,- for manj jears, of an 
evening, the meetinj;-place nf a ichtct 
party of men of superior abititic*, l'i>r 
the purpose of conterration, — Mr. 
Payne, late Accountant-general of Ihe 
Bank, the late Mr. John Rjkiid, Mr. 
John Cole, and, llic Writer bvtievei, 
the hkiQ Dr. Hankeaworth, wilh many 
mure neuiible men, ' Ibat improved . 
and enlafged their mental powers by vade<. 

trj' dcToted to rc«t and VnbUc Wor- 
ahip. If Vellaire could now visit 
Kn^land. he trould not saj, as he once 
did, thar, in this country, the Fabbath 
wai niote strictly observed than in 
any other he had been a('4|Uainle4 
wilh I but 'to Vol t» ire's priaciple* we. 
may, without 'doubt, attribute. Ihe 
iHinenesg and di**ipa[ion that per- 
r lens, alt ranks in to- 


had a 


^ every mor^efi). Mr.Uoad- 

.. B members'of this friendly by was a Uiosenter from the Certmu* 

mcie, to that produced by convivial niei of the EHablitliinent i but be 

meeting!*, where wine aad riot pre- fclt nil that cordiality which Cbriiti- 

anity inculcates, for every g^fd n.__. 
thbngh he might not be able to say 
Amen to hi* Creed in every points 
The ladicsi who became his daugbterEf- 
in-law, by his marriage with their 
mother, were, for the {greatest part of 
his life, a fioijrce of real comfort to 
him ; and the one wilji whom ho re- 
liad the painfulr 


clnde lentinient, and destroy 
The late Dr. Towers was, at the pe- 
riod of these seDtimental nifetinga, 
a Kttle lad, uoder the patronage* of 
Mr.^ Goadbyt beine \er^ small, he 
used to slip into Ine circle un|)er- 
«eived, listen with great attention to 
all he heard, and, by treasuring it up 

in bis mind, he then laid the foundu- sided for many ^ , 

tiOB of all his fatNre re'pectability though delightful task, of cunsolti^ 

as a literary inau. It will be well him m his last moments, with all the 

for young person* to remdrabcr such tenderness of an afteeliuoate child. 

,a circumslnBCC I pfid to be aiii^ious Mr. Goadby had much perplexity and ' 

never to lote an opportunity t^at of- trouble tliroughout his long life ; but 

fers for enrichin| their minds, by the domestic comfort he enjoyed fur 

altendinr to tfe,f ontersation of the the last go years nai derived from 

'Ifood MM wise. Mr. Goadby had sur- hi* marriage SS years ago: he had 

-*ived every member of tM circle, in been a widoiver 4fi years. Hi* re- 

"which he had for manj jlears enjoyed mains were depvsiledr in the same 

to much rntionat Mtttfaetion. How grave with those of hi* late wife, i* 

valnfiil i* the reflexMX., that tbe tot En ii hi It - fields burying - ground, ua 

Of all pet§wm.liwia^ to advanced ag* Tuesday, Juoe iS, IMw. Mr. Goad- 

miut be, to spend many of their t»- by had, for many years, attended tbe 

SOkw hoHTi in a retrospect' of pait Ministry of Ihe Hot. Hugh Worth- 

mmfort^- f c e wfi lrts that never, uc- inifiont and the Funeral Oration was 

ver, can return in Ibis life I What delivered at tbe grave by that gan- 

tben are the consolation* of old age, tieman, «Uh a warniih of ciprcs)«o& 

luider all tbe gloom of iolitude, and that evinced how Justly he appre- 

presnirebf iafirmitv? Nothingsbnrt ciated the excellence of bi»de|iartnl 

-'' 1 weH^ronndea hope in the pro ^" — ' 



ipectt^ft happy Eteroi^. Thecifcle 



1 809.} Biographical Memoirs of WiUiam Burgh, £s^. LL. D. « U 

Tti« fonmntiTt; A'b*c IBM-tent to Ifte. polilical»eiue,notinoKdi»tiufuiil»* 

tfriler tf the prerfMng Memair, tor IcijAltf to Uit King, ttiap ID aew 

■ Sy !Hrt- FiSBER, Kidgw of the late for the liD^ij of the niltject. Ho 

' iir. Fisher i diaapprored uf the Amecicua wM't 

"Fonnany ye»riMr.Goaaby«ertB and esipreiKd himaelf , with. that 

rich*ui)nlyofHftle!!,TcatanM;nti, aiid warmth which wui oaturaJ (o him. 

piou»*ook«,l"i>rthepii«r at Hadleigh When the Awociatioo for* pBrii»-' 

and villa-esftffiond, to the great coin- menlarj Hefurin was «tiiablisbad in 

fort of Mr. Tonn, the Pastor wf the the couiilj of York, Mr. Buigh i»» 

CoimrCTition in Hadieish Meeling; a iiaBguine promoter uf th^.objMtf 

and senfaiso money fur tliejii-k ami but, when the French BcVuiuttw 

afHiCled. The booefit iecBi»ed by ■ broke out, ho was oae of tlioae wh» 

great number from the henevoieiicc early took the alarm i and who, dis> 

of Mr. Goadhj, hoth in spirilua! and cuvcrinjf Anarchy under the raukAt 

Iwnporai thing*, cannot be expressed. Liberty, feored what he Jived l<i ko 

though 90 ohen seen by me. reaJized, vk. tlie total exterinuwtiori 

" Eliz.^ Fi«ueh." oftlieprinciplciof Frcedinn. AttiiM 

M — ^riud, the iiiirit of party roii' hiafa 

Soke Atconst of me i.htb Wit- in York! and Mr. Bnrj^'i wm £• 

i.\KM Buans, EiQ' I'll. U- uupopular and uafashM)iuible<side •# 

IT ha* bcenthesurpriieandregret tile queHion. The prepitiog part;! 

of many, that no account of the opposed the war with France, «oo. 

late William Burgh, e«t- but audi aji tinu^ lu view the career of the Re.' 

^piicared in a Provincial Nempaiier. volutionisrs as favourable ta.ths 

Jias evqr been given tu the publick cau»e of LibeHyiandpanegyrlaed the 

through the mediuiD of any of our Tyrant who » now at ifie beadvf 

■monthly public«h>iw. To rcmeijy public aflair* in t^tkingdoni. Ub- 

Ihii defect, however inadequateJy, maved by the shaltit ul lidicule ani 

*nd thouffh nearly at the difttente vf whloQuy, leehle, but Bumeroui, wiHi ' 

seven moUlh« from the lime of bis whithMr. Borgh was thenBMaiW,fce 

death 1 bee to trammit to you, for wa«notafraidboldly,audaUiHMtakinov 

insertion (n your valuable Magazine, to sUnd forth at the public meetbgi 

the substance of the Newspaper «c. io York, aod avow his senti mentis— , 
Voiint, incorporated with Dotes taken " Kor Dumber, nor example with Mm 
from an unpuWiAcd Sermon, preach- wrought, {slanlpiittd, 

«din the Cathedral of York, the Son- To swerv,.- from truth, or ohang* his con. 

day after his inlenneiit ' Tho-gH siagl^^' 

On Monday the Stth of December, Among other grosi and grMDdlMi 

1808, died at York, where he had fabnculionj, he waa charged wJth 

been a rwident near 40 year., in the being a jpy,a.idwith receivmga pefc. 

«1th year of his a^e, William Uurjh, «on from Government. In ihort* 

c»q. LL. D.; in Vhom that City and every species of iniult wai helped 

*hc Literary World have sustniueil an "Pun l>im by men whose namei are 

h-reparable \on. So great was the ""* worthy to be mentroned with his; 

character, and so e.niueiit the genius and who, if U»y are nolltNt to vmj 

and talents of this gentleman, Ihal seatiment «t honour or ot nhame, 

the principal dilHcuItv seems to be 'nu't loag smce have repented o^ 

how to appreciate them properly, in 'heir unfotioded ■calumniei. hucb. 

rtrder that justice may be done then., however was the V<nt of party, and 

"Whellver wc advert to those sound *ach the local influeneo of those from 

principle* by which be wai governed, whom tliese cakjinBiou* rumourn nri- 

to his eeneral charactflr, his inteliec- ginated,thatvHira time, they hrtth« 

tual enlowroenU. his literary attain- mUnded effect* and Jir. Burgh waa 

menls, his orthodox lentiments in Re- too gmeraUy regarded by the sat« . 

Jigion, his firm attachment t* (he- liles of the Jiarty whiCh he on»o«^d, 

Chiireh of England as by law esU-' a»»d the UwerjJasiei ef the people aB 

Wiihed.ortolBatreal Chri«tnlnilyin Verb-, in the m-viihoMljcolDUra i* 

which he died, there i) sufficient on whieh, lo answer party pnrpoMM. hw 

*acfi head, for those wh« hn«w him opponent* fa»d unjustly aadiuakdaua. 

tiest, largely to expatiate; In prin^ ly ft^trtmyed him. Fortiuialely^ 

ciple sound a» it respected his King,' bow«ver; he *ad»ed tlwir M^^um-' 

Ail Coantry, and his Godt md, in «- m*- B» liMd: t» ie«.^».WIaw-., 

613 Shgraphical3femoirsofWM\amUar^,£s<i.LL.I>. [July, 

^tieakappreei&te bia wotlh. ' It ivM puriuiii", iir whkh, by iti iiHi>ortauc«, 
iM'wIm at Ithj^h riiiued llient tu iiic uuirU ntlrBCl liii mind. Wilh t>>u 
eJtbrci^ of llieir Rlcctire francliisev, quickeit perception iinsgiuablc, be 
and t)w anertitm ol tbc'' uHle|i(Mid- altvay.s itvtiiued iiiliiiliteljr tu \a\ tiuitt 
MiMi liiid,' vitch tbeLlait (Jeiicmf mf that p<iiut uf aiubject, niiiclt » 
ElcCtiot, lit* DUiie biu brei) (nnd nia j is general altniiieJ bj' the ilum and 
^■■isvet eonttrtuel) dear tu the inha* laboured dedui'tioB* of reaMiit ><ud 
bitaota-of York, &» a friend of free- thui, ivbile tlic generality were em- 
dan, aiid a pruiectur ol' rijfbtt.' In ployed in TeeoMnt'ilcFii^ the out* 
p(TT«l«Ute, Mr. Burgh waitrulj ami- pusU, lie, bj hit genius, had already 
aWe. With whatever vcliciiieiicc or piutei ruled tu tlie citadel of ncieiit-o 
ttneritj bis rapliei to pulilical op- urof the nrt» Aud what he wa< thus 

|>oiicnta ma; be charged, hi 
abaMtter Was onifonnly raiid and al- 
fbdiuuBte; and iiumniiwas ever more 
bebced by hii famity, his duiue>ticks, 
«c)i 4Arge tirele of eslimable frieiuLi. 
lil^iHii' general doportiocitt lie wait 
kJUd^Dall aioond him; humble aiid 
' ■DaiEumidg', tiODett and. sincere, and 
neitibpr oAenlalious nuf liypocritiicat. 
S» ttrongly; iiat bia niul iuibued wilh 
bcDevolcnce'aBd the milk of IniraaD 
kindneli, that he wm alwayt ready to 
adtnbiisier to hit fellow- cruttur«s 
vhateter, onder exbiii^ circum- 
ataAeci,'. could bt) adiiuuiitered, either 
of aotise bodily service, pecuniary 
aHl^oi'ieatoHable couniiel and advice^ 
HMthg from tlie iiiaga/ine of lilt 
vell-iitoredi k;apaciokiff-' miud. Ui»- 
. ^qiedutall'liiDes to do' good, in Ihe 
^ptntic'* lai'jguage, 

pOMCined ol^vraaarrangeditith the ul- 
luott prceUioii, and cuminuuicaled to 
bis frieiid.'i, an uccasioo offered, xitb 
the utmost slrength and cteamess, 
yet accuracy of diction, Whatever ' 
lie touched upon,be£lucidatedt and, 
iu cdiiveraation, wa* extremely anj. 
mated and interestiug. Iu short, ai 
the -late Mr. Mason used to taj of 
him, he was a wnlking library, front 
Khkh yuii mi^ht always draw out 
some rareai'd curkius article of Lite- ■ 
ratore. With respect to his telij'ioujs 
tenets, Ibey are well known toliavs 
been purely <irlli'>doii formed itpou 
ttienio^'Ol siripliitaliaiid priniiuve 
truth. .Kiid to 'have been eiubraaed 
upnn the Htrongeiit coiivictiiiii, aftci 
iiiitlure tlelibCf atioD. lAdeed, he look 
nothing for grjnted, nor qMciited tu 
aiifi'ilunii; upitii liight grouiidt, bu)^ 

nady to dislribuie, aud williui; to ciianiiiiiil uimutely every puniiiuu to 
CuuuBomcite, whether liie object was v,hii.h his assent ua^ reqi ' ' 

a.friend c 

r aD eneiajr •" -Bnd lie nos 
never more ready to rejoice witb 
tbeifai that in rejuiee,- tbnn to weep 
*'k theili IhaCHcep. In Ireland, the 
>t' whicU Tie was a cative, 
t ha. poMessfiJ.konsidcrable 
'tft^tn, bis iiauwi was. to be .itecn 
amoBCit Ibe lilreiBOst in every plan: 
of 'b'tbcnevolent and 'puliltr-spirtleil 
Mtqre, Wttb a Uberail.:>ul>scripliuii 
otaced opposite to iti aiid we netd- 
bardlj add. that at York ills heart 
iind his purno were open on all oCf'»' 
4i«Bs, As to All gefliu) sjid inlvHU, 
aud-bi»attainm«iit« in literainie.the]- 
wene of. the first emineuie,'eilrB»r' 
(liotry, cxieasive, ontlrprvfoHud. ' i^ii 
mger; piiwd'ul, utd i(il|uiiililici:nuotl. 
(Inpwrti^iitk ()f.4iter*tu^('i,'t(i .wliichi 
Iba-jttoutiailiwssatBBt ti««4i»,-aM- 
iii:i .acaf'uid^nKiierJueeiuere.eiJiii^ 
iMtntmate itiilr bis BMiiilal.,|<off«r*.f 
iriiialiMireoei' equal to aB}',:iny.e)Li^ap< 
t^Qbi'aud bis snrcess vtOii-proforti 
tionatct when engaged m. ^MtfutrA 

baviilg delibcralel] proved all thiofis, 
he liehl that nbich van good. 
i'af prniif of this, we have but tit 
adyeitto tiriijiernvatuublcpublicatioiiii' 
uiiichl bavo Icmg siuce bceu.giveu tu 
the HOrldt and received the plaii<!it 
of tlie must kxirned tudividuals -.^wt 
bodies of men.- lufhe»e becanieslly 
coiiteiiilcd for the l-aitb which nui 
unci.' delivori'd to liic. taint*. Trem- 
Iiliii^l] aliie to the integrity »f reli- 
^iou4 truth, aiid the n:ai..tcuaui'e of 
ihrjsilan doctrines whole and undc- 
(ileil, he .could nut silenliy wilness 
^(.\ JUMitiunution uf error, nor look 
witlutut eiuotiuu at the threatened 
oatii;ur:— 4 daugc which he conceived 
to.i^a'V'ti''! toroiidablo, because it 
caipe recommended by a jmblic and 
conriider;ij)le »aciilice »t the altar of 
conscientf. ,.it)s vuriiisity, as be iib- 
Sfirvoi iu bis inlrod^cLitu to his i^crip- 
ttfral 4;i4Dfuialioo, £ic. , was. in Ihe 
l|nitfiw4f.i]F^(«j>cIte^ at the uuvelly 
ul'l4\f r^sef and he was determined to- 
fi^r hiniself the nature of 

of'aii)l^ccLwbi«bi.|w«tit^ufUc t^ttsc v^ec^ina to llie subscription 

»8O£i0 Sii^apliical Mcrmifs ^WilWmaBvtTgh, Ssg. LL. D. €lS 

of the Article* of the Church of En";- be rererred to Mr. Burgh'* "Scrip- 
land, which.hiidiiidiiceila ri'tiuectabi*; turnl CoitfutatiuD of the Airzuraentf ' 
Clergyman »f the Churcli (the Huv. againrt the one tiodheud nfthe Fa- 
Theophilus Lindscj) to reljoquish Lit Ihcri ^»"t and HoljGbusI,'' and to 
)>r«feriiiuDt frotn conscientious mo- his very learoied Se^ue) (» that Coii- 
tivcsi In jicrviing; the .Ipolu^y of futatiiin, in an elaborate inquiry into 
the abcive geutkinan for rcsigiiiiig the belief of the Christian! of the 
his Vicarage, lie soon I'liuiid a. miicb first tlii-ee centuri^ai rci^ectiii^ the 
'Larger cirde taken than ttie till: of Buqie-rraud doctrine. Whatcvercould 
the ApiJoj;y priiiniicd ; and that the .be w^ed iu favour of the (loctrioe 
dcs>;;n was not barely to uK'er a yin- be uudei'Iukea tu defend, or in replj 
dication of tiie motives and conduct to objections, either from Ihe Scrip- 
of a' private, person, " but lo a<sail lures tif tlie Chri.stiaii Fathers, thej 
everj fundainentat doclriiie of the will find ciincenlrated there, and rea- 
Chtirchi to degrade the Gud of our soncd upon in so lucid aud powerful 
Siilvatiutt; to snaUlt from us the obT a manner, Uiat conviction luust be 
jcct of our Religion; and tu evince the result; and Uiey vrill rise frofn 
tliat Jesus Christ is not ouc, with the tile perusul, 1 am sanguine (o hope, 
leather and the Holy Ghost, God." — with the strong imjircssion upon their 
** L'ponnhat fuuudalion Mr. Liiidsey minds that, as tiiu^ as ever sound 
had raised the flimsy superstructure learning, unsophislicaled crilicisin, 
of bis own doctrine, or rather with and rolij^ious knowledge shall retahl 
v hat engines be had eodeavoured to their ascendancy among us, so loo^ 
subvert the fixed rai>ri('k of our Ke-. will thc«e volumes exut the anilipr 
lii;ion, and force it fmo) the hiisls of m a Scholar ai d a Divine, and remaia 
JU'velatiou," Mr. Burs^h, from his zeal the most huriour^ible memorial uf the 
fur truth, thouglit it incumbent upon extent of bis talents and learning, the 
him tu shew. This led. him into ■ cicaruesd of his reasoning, thesuuniU 
tninutc enquiry into th^ scriptural nes.« of his religious principles, bis 
view of the Divinity uf Christ, and indefatigable industry, and his ar- 
allerwards into the belief of the Pri. dfut zeal for truth. Of the former 
luitive Church, forthe lirst :jOO yearn, of these works the Author had .the 
in this great articie of Chlstianity. salisfartion to receive the aiiproba- 
Though at that tim;: unaccnstomed tjon of a distinguished Layman, who 
) to theological loutrovei sy, or to that . derived, as he observes, " bis honour* 
peculiar kind of reading wliich seemed from (he clear and unpolluted ^ringi 
ri.'<|iiisite tu qualify for polemical di> of merit,' and that Layraiui Mr. Ed- . 
vinily, he yet entered tiic list*, with mund Jlurke.'' And the iate Bp. 
a zeaf peculiar tu him, like David of Kcwton mentions the Scriptural Con- 
oid, in defence uf his divine Master, futation by Mr. Ourgh, as a work of ' 
against those, wh.i not only dchcd merit, which was well spokeQ of, and, 
the armies of thf liviq^ God, but the iu his estimation, much more valu< 
. living God himself. "Aew," as he able, because the author was really - 
' observes in bis Dedication to Mr. a Layman, as he assuined ; and, what 
Burke, "both to the world and to was inore exlraurdinury, a' young 
himself as an author," and therefore gentleman of very great estitte, and 
a stripliug in literary warfare, he a Member of Parliament. " It is hap- 
m.'vcrlheless was not deterred frooi py." adds tl?e Bishop, in a letter to 
his laudable purpitse, bill met the onewhohad writtenin the samecausoi 
enemy in the open field of discussion, "that Pruvideuce raises upsuchcham. 
and upon his u\ru ground ; and as of piojis of the Faith ; aud grace be with 
a wari-ior in aiuitber cause, so of him all them who, like yoy, and like him, 
it may he said in this, tJiat he came, Inve our Lord Jesus Christ in sin- 
he saw, he eonnuered. Those whu cerity." And the latter^work wai«i> 
wish to see in the field of religious well reccivedj that the Univeraiiy of 
coalroveriiy those rare concomitants, Oxford, in the' handsomest ipunner, 
tho polite gcutlemaii, the pnlished conferred upon the Author, in fult 
scholar, the lucid writer, and the convocation, by diploma, the huno^ 
snund divino) aud who can au|ire> rary decree ot Doctor in Civil Law, 
elate properly a vell-c'onductea ar- This pmilic mark of approbation hi 
gi^ment, cLise reasoning, and sound UM^d to call, 1 believe wttli unaliectcd 
criticism iu^aiuu^ly applivdi .may humility, the cuudocBoaion of the 


Bl'* Shi^raphkal Mnnmrs of \^jirura Burgh, Ei^. Lt- D. [July, 

TnivcrMtv. >feril,hu*.tver,(ii'ii!ynil- luing a rhristiimin Joed and in trtilh. 

Advh^inic I'tiivCrrity, hn iUTiisJgra, Thoso H>imd [irintiplef in BdiK:'"". 

Ihooghliyitipcr to r'mifen ami il' il «liklt lit-liad sucrcjifull^ maintained 

ilistincliiin i^iunstt individual,! tiiiiik tlie TrinVt} in Vnltj, llic Uivir.Uy of 

f* in!» reflected back upon Itiat *eat Chriil, tnd hh ut(>ncn»-nt for shi by 

of Learning bj the hoiiuur uf enrol- the lacnlicc of himself, tic kepi tu 

ItO" muH))-^ liiT »on» the Author iif t!ic lust as a »ure funiidnitiin of tiripr- 

ihe roiitaftiilion snd ihc ^'(■(jllel. J/*i in particular, wlioseMuw he had 

Tlial tlic ai'proba^iun tiiu folilicly Bil\ooatid, whusc name he lind- df- 

vhe^s, vni u;tt Ihu Olfi;d i>t a ui(i- irndcil, a> d vhum lie Hdnrtd svt li>< 

jtt«filar; ilTiuuli-, but tlio rc>u.t of Hod Hud SMtimr, was hi> lomflnl iit 

mat^ire deliDciiiliou irpnn the in It iu- kii'k liens, ttiH hu|)e in dratli, hit rod 

«ic merit tif the, is evi* unil ulall' ihruuth tliat dreaded yal- 

debt from tht'lji?he!4iinEtiiiiii'i which Ity, iind. on tlicJay of his appearhi;!, 

Xhe wnvkiol' Mr. liur^h cunliniie \a will dutiblleN«bc his ciscctdnig ^rcat 

be held li* the Hnidi of ll>al I'liiTrr- rtnard. In Ihciiuw lie look of hi« 

•ity, dad Tritin n teamed ('relate umI fnslfJicaliim before Cod, lie had nu- 

Head Of a Coilefje havin- UiU-lv it- Ilting to oBer on the score of merit, 

ctHnmcntlcd them to the >.hiitv i^ nil or that could hifliKiice divine lueri^ 

*ho arc' linder preparation Viir the in hii fuTour : but h* whole dcpcnd- 

ChnKh. Thcv ttrtaii-.lj arc of great enec wanjiliicid upon thw atoning 

^nirlh, and«ugbl'to f<iuipti« pail of Jiarrifirc ufthr Son of (ind, and in 

the librarv ,«f evCrj Clergjiuwii. In that mercy which, through Ihii me- 

Church Conmiuniun, he na> a firm rtiuni, -wa* friended to i;i>ilty man. 

frivlid and consilient member of llie The a'atc uf the case brtwtcnGod 

Eslabltiibed Church, to which he con- and inan, to lite hi* onn word* when 

Tormcil, aat merely from etuciliiiii, ho Inid uiion hi« dealli-bcd, wa* not 

Itit. upon priiiciiilc and dilibcriitu In the uulnrc of a debtor and cfc- 

chuire. And a* none cvnid better diliirBcrouiit, which mi^hthe fettled 

. appreciate her worth, none vuliiid hy ilrikiiig a balaiiiT) out man vai 

hi.'rRiiirchi;;hly, or hiidhir l.ilur^i, coiiriilerefl an an int<ilvcnt debtor, 

Itef Irecds, her Articles, or her lU- Imalilc to aninor the demandi which 

tnirie), in higher eHlininlion than iit-{ the JuHlicc and ri^hlcouukcti uf (!ad 

and mnie. It may tie cnn(ide<.IU ai- hnd'upon hi:< i aiid lalvation tras 

Kmicd, ttaa better tiualihei^ or inure ackuowled^^ed to he by girlcr', through 

ready to dofciid, at all tinicn, her failht ami eternal lite, not thu merit 

Uoclrines her ISiicipliiie, he' Miuia- ul man, bnl the gift of God, through 

ten, or her MiiiiitraltuD!i. lie cuuld Joua-i hfist our Lord. At' thtit aw- 

EcAcr Iiear to'aee the diwijiliiie of fnl crisin, the t'celinn of bia heart, 

thfr Church di-partcd froni, or her and the laii!;na};c of hii tun;;ue, were 

doctrines roriii[.ti!d or ii.aiLgltd, ci- hi ciacl niiis'm ni'.' the 11th Arl^- 

ther by llie hip|iant, clericiil, half- de ol' oar Church, whieh niija, that , 

thinLra^ coxcomb, or ihe exalted "Wc are aecomiti-d ri^htcout licfore 

liignilary j ii.»!aii<«> of trhirli mric- God, only for tlie raiTit of our Lord 

tiniM occiitred lo hini. Tfac^e uever aii'd Saviour Jcmis Chrial, hy faith, 

littssed without nutkc to the Midi- and not fur our own worh* or dc- 

Ytdual, aa opimrtunily ofteieil ; ^iid ^en'ill^'^.' Wherefore that we are ju>- 

)>e .ilwati i\'^^« with indi^juant re- tilied lij fdilh oulv ii>amost whule- 

ta'-mhraiicc of lho»c who' look *uch Home doclriue, a d very full of com- 

tmn-ai raiit)ibic Jihcrlic* with Ihc doer tori.'' In Ihisromfiirt he (''letlt and, 

trlm-i ot the t hurrh. which t-v cmi- in the hope whirh it iatpircs, he now 

oivcd to be the doctrinea of Scrip- levtH I'rom his tatmiir. 
tiire, ni d of the I'rimitite (.iiris(iai>5. 'the remaini iit'lhii miirh-tamcnicd 

inJ who did not ho d thtm^nfaoJc Di d imtividual were interred in the Cr- 

umiofik'd. tine poiut of cliaractir, Ihedrai at York, under cinumitancct 

tievrr to he fi)r|:ot(Fii, nitd which of of more tlian ordinary ctteeni and 

itself ennot.lei nil the rt*U remains regret. The fimcral naa arranged at 

\et to bcraunlioned; which in, tbat a private onei but thit could nnt 

he W11 not merely a speculative Di- reitrain many of those wh>^ loved and 

Tine, but to al: bi4 other eAcelitrnce* valued him from attending, at an 

ixA undovmcnls »:ipcuuldcd tlial ol' n.-ly hour, to pay t^icir lu«l resiitcts 

1809.] W. 'Bur^t'Esf. IL. D.^-Hlus/r^tions «f Horace. 9tS 

to their' departed friend. When the lie erected ia the Cathcdrali undee 
■ fonenlpruceisiuiian'ivcdiittheSDUth tlic Uirectiou of an x'luiueui Artint ia 
door ol' the Cathrdral, it wu joined bj Lonluu. 

Upwards of 40 ^eiitteineu hiidcitiiens ' — ^ 

ufthefintrex-i'^ctabtlltj.Hlloftheitiin Uld3T04tions or Hokmk. 

mOumiiig, wti6 iireceded the rtirpic, llouK II. Uri»i.B 111. . 

twoand two, to the jilace of interment. To L.CAi.FunMusl'isb atiUliit Soirfc 
ia the Liid)'ii Chapel behind the . 4 1 tar. [/» continKalioafram our latt-l 

AinoagiltlioKwhulhuRToluatarilynN f^ELKBUAIlE detaettica J'lu-tu, 
-. lende(r,be*ideiiSJr.'».M.Sykc9(Meni- ^ &c.] Horace, in ordi^r t<J ^<iu- 
Ser t'ur Ihe Cilf), Mr. Ucs Voeux, mid inciid ■iimcivhat howeVer ill hit Kv- 
Mr. Xorclilfe, nbi* were at Ihe head of ' nian Foetd, extoli ftt least the patriot- 
thcinuunier«,wereDbaerved,t!>e1)es, isiii of aiii£liu»J,aniia, luiAIVauiut, % 
ArchduDcuu Markham, many of the Fompouius, and iithuia, nhu iulru. 

Clers)[ of theCit]r,Cul. i.loyod, C9|)l. AwtKi, pttcivxlalBi and Ivgatait, tiwt 
Duffin, and the three Mussr*. Thiini|)'- i>, tragedici and cDincdic*, nith Ew- 
M>Di from Kirb^ Hail. The funeral man perauns, ujioa the Rtage. Th« 

^ecvire, bv desire, wa« pcrtomicd by c»ni|iliineut whwli, on thiK uccuioiv 
the Rev. Jaaieii Ricliard.^^Hi, A.M. he pij* to the Roman geuius, lint 
vae of the. Vicars Choral of the Cu- Greeks mi ghl, without pi^juiikL-, ac- 

tliedral. NotwilhaUiiding the con- ijuicxe in. 

CDnrtC of sjieetators, the utmost atili- O I'oiHjiiUvt taggul'!] Tiie CnU 

uea.t and snleumity prevailed! mid a piiriiiaii lainilj derived thi>it pedigree. 

{^eneraln^mpathj pervaded thewhiile. I'runi Calpim, a Sfw i>f Kiiit; !iai%ir 

The peculiur sput selected fur the M vre learn fiuin Plular::li and fe«- 

ioterniL-nt of Ihe deceased, rendered tu»i lliuugh soinu hittoriani alluw 

the tpcciaele more appropriate and that king.unljr a d4(;ghlei'. Tiadi' 

ira|^ref<ive; and wHh the deep re- ti"". at least, was ia Favour .oj" tii* 

gret c^ his surrounding friends there Cnljiuniiauii. 

was mingled sinue degree of muuri;- Aar.'iirfii aanos ITc/icone foetai De-~ 

fu) xati^nction, when tber kiw de- tanirHiiiS\ l}emucritu*allirii)ed,tl:at 

yoiited ninon^st the toinbn wf our uobudy could be a. great, Hoel, vjUt- 

nio<it ilhistrieuiiFrelalea and Qivinevt out. a ipecioi of xw^ai'^, muniuem 

the ashes of one, who, though a Laj- file farure quemquam fieetim ettt 

nian, had beeu no able a defender of pone. Thi« ne are tuid bj Cicent *y 

the ductrioes of the Church and of wimadds, " Thewine thiu); i^a^rm* 

Chriilianity; and who, in this point ed ajiiu by Pluto, lie otay, if kt 

nf view, wtthiiut diiuin^inj; their pleasfscall it (fh:it in*iiiratii)awhiiJt 

)iiilre, niHit be ranked with a Locke eoiLilituteif tke i*<«t) iiLidKCis, wliil^ 

»r au Addison, a Wc»l or a Ljttflton. he wys such gliiriuu* thing* of that 

The scene was truly aitcctlng and so- nmdiicss. as lie ituei in iijs I'h^du.T 

lemni and all seemed iinorcssed with The paMij^c of the Jlomar of I'hito- 

thelMS whielisociety,auUlhelitcrary fophcr* Id which Cicero liere reform 

world in pi^rtieiilar, had sustained. >S too Iieautiful tulct iiic rel'ritiit, frun 

Mr. Biii^ti WQ) nearly related Ut atteniptiti^ to tnmi'ate it. " T,i% 

Mr. Foster, the present Chancellor uf third H;iecics of luidncss," lie nia|>e» 

Ihe Bicheauer in Ireland, and to se- his Socratessav. " is tliatjwhich proi- 

veral farnihes of the first dtstinclion euodt from the Miise.^.^, Th(<, 'f 

in that country. Me possessed, a* oreiitlicd into a tender, tindi^ui-ed, 

might be expected frnni his talents, and unvarnished soul, imi)elsil„3g i;i» 

&t. B very extensive uci|uaintiu>ee Bacciiic raplurc'l' (i.e.. in. a.vrt of 

with the first political and literary Sjtiritual intoxication), to C4i)bc'lti)| . 

characters of his tiQiet bnt wis more in odes anil othcf s|iecit:s of paatfyt 

particulariy in habits of iuliinacy with the miracles and achicvcnieiils of t()« 

Mr. Pitt, Mr. Burte, and Mr. WiN d'ysufold.aiul thereby toinstructHw 

frerforcc. He was also the raast la- gencratioiislocoinc. ^i)twhneverap> 

timato and con lid«) friend of the prnaches, witliout heiiig urged bj.thy 

late Mr. Mason, and furuisbed the : — , : -y 

coranientiify and notes to his cole- « d^ Divin^t Jih. i. oto 31 
'brated poem of the li<ieli«b Garden.- f uke Uie CvyliM^', sa^s he in the 

We uuderstand that a haadso<ac lo; whcrs he in sp<?Blting libewiss of t^ii 

RMWumeut tw bis raenw-y is <i)oB to estbosiasnef tbuI^U 


£I6 ■ Ulitslrafitins of Uoracct SookW. F.pisthWl. [July, 

madnenortheMusMithegatciOfpo- plajing tn concert to one drtcrmitiale 

etrfi >n tbe o])Mi(iD thai ititnliiiie cnn cihI. The piifi««ssion, the emabilli 

make him n |ioet, nill always remain iniania, which Pl^ito — at that verf 

defective, and the poetry of such mil- tnomeiit leized with it — altribule* 

1>er 3iid dtiicreet (uninspired) Voel will tu the inipirntion of llic Muses, maj' 

always be eflaced lij the poetry have feiined Ihc' original iparki iu 

tif the mnd (the in<ipiix-d)*.'' — Kot- their mind i may have anin^atcd tbetn 

withtlantlitig the btid use nhich the in their lohsurs ( rauy have iiii- 

ludatic, crtck-bniiiied, fmnlic Poetji, parted In them that gonial warmth, 

whom Bprace here, and in (he «■- which evoKcil tlic sonriitg pinions iif 

qael, ridicnlei, mny'ninke (>r the the-' the noul; inny have defated Ji in 

wy of Demoi-ritiis mid Plati>, he was certain [insiiiiges abore ilnelf r dii- 

kimielf so convinced of Ihe truth of pHlcd, as it utre, the tnistn Vif bu- 

it,thRt,cvcn though his pix-ticnl Ircn- inaiiitv from their eye*, and c'apa- 

ty vinK not alway-. *o real a* in tlie cilati-il tbem for the YwioiT of ce- 

' 2Sth Ode of the third Uook, Qait me, lettiiil forms; but all thi<prcsupiiO!W9 

Batrhe, rapis, he hw, nowci'er, fre- orgaiiji, wttich the Muses conid not 

quently the art to counterfeit it as iinpiirt, sciences which they rnuM 

beautiiitllt IS we can rcai'inahly re- not i1<fii<i« inlii tliein, n diction which 

*|uire from a Poet of the Anguatan must be jtreviuusly there, ami which 

^•;c. As ftir ctampte, in the pas- they,likeutherlndividiinis, mnst have 

•age, (iHrfrtii? aniiie Itidit BmaHlh in- Icaiiit. ■-'- In nhort, mi lli->d, or only 

Mania/ ^nd what followa, iu the 4th one canto uf the Iliad, ia as little the 

Ode of the third Book. Be that, wwk of poetic frenzy alone, a: it i« 

however, as it may with Horace, who the production of a moment — ami. 

f^eDerally) belongs to the class i>f although there is an auloschediastic 

Poetsrttiiiriiug their senses, the ohser- poelry, which may be regarded u the 

VKtiun itidf is well-fu,inded ; and ex- mere natural priiduct, autl the viSa- 

' perience Iim uniformly, amongst ail si»n of an inspiring passion, and of a 

nition), conftrmed (he decl:r.~itioa, fancy strelchcd beyond its ordinary, 

that the uiiinspirrd Poets, however compass, it jet rrmains true, that 

rreati; they may please when we evin in t'oelry, the noblest plautsby " 

Bear tttero alone, yet, all other llnngs culture receive additional beauty, and 

equal, they never can stand m coin- their friiits a superior flavonr ; and 

petition with the inspirsd. But the thattaiHoraceaflenrardsbetleraays, 

opioion of Plato wns assuredly not, without a ricli vein, ttie severest 

tMt t^ glowing imagiuBliim, enrtp- study, r.Ki, witbont art, the btst nu- 

turcd by the fury of the Muse, aloiie live genius, is niually insufticient to 

coiutituted a great-Puel: and here, produce a very excellent wtirk. 

likewise, at in religious and amorous ^i tribut Antiryrls rapiit intanablle 

inspiratioiit it raakesa vaitdififrencc, numqutim 

vfaether we sra posses<ied by a di- T«tntori /.icino cominiiirril .'] AnAris> 

Tinrty, or bj the foul fii'iJ Satan, tophanic stroke 1 Julius Cesar had 

Homer, Pinilar, .Fdchyliis, the three admitted a certain barber, named Li- 

p^atest Poets of the -inspireJ class cinus, into the senate, because he was 
tkat ever lived, are no less conspicu- ' a zealous Aiiti-Point>cian. Licinus 

MM for undent niidini;, sagacity, and grew sti rich, that his tirirs bnlll him 

Judgment, than for imuginalion'; a monument of marble, which fur- 

oever did they lose the just sense nished some Jioneft man with >iir«|<> 

of propriety ; judgment constantly portunity fiir writing the fulluwiug 

hoven over the fermenting chaos of epitaph: 

their ideas, like Ovid's tfeut aul rtielinr Murmortaluttittlo Lititivs jadtt at 

natura, the central principle, which Caloniiltii; 

■eparales, regulates, comtiines, and Pompeluspcrvo. QtiiipuMetsedeoil 

firudiftes them before our staring Tribal .Inticjirii!.} That is.ali the 

eyes, into a world of Vi\ ing energIcK, sncezewort that cunid grow in three 

• Tffl^Si ^ AfiO MOYZHN ,«7.):'ir' «« »■"«, >aC«ff» AllAAHN .01 ABAR. 
TON *rXHN, pyiifwa vt< »e.x<>'<"<' "I" ^'"^i' "" "wla t«, bUlw, f^>i 
TAN HAAAinN iffs KOZMOTSA, trc >«r.r.^.>rH nsiltm.. Oi S'n aviu f.m.^< 

I .y« k,osjwoti:a, t. 

Anticyras.' The Isfand Antieyra wtw Hiwelwowt^ thwi «!i«( tlwtlhe oife 

cilremelj fertile in tiiat mediciual i« Ctflou'rtaDd'liiies,' ttid 

plant. , ' the other b;- diction arid hBnnoD/, 

' ■ Procter laudem, nvlKui nvarft.'} &c." — Any ch.lterer iiili; iiiJi«il run 

A gulden tentcDcc! ~ howevcr,in the on at thh rate, who is neither Po A 

time of flic great Poels and Sngea of nor Painter, and ha» onlj a soperfi- 

Grecce.povertt wai nodingracc^ and ™l ac<|Uaintance with the two arti, 

a great maii"nhii died |ioor, had no wilhuut liavtng dived into either by^ to fear that his children niuat liis own reHcxionst hat Horace co.uld 

;;u n-beggin°;. — Indeed it watnnfy nut have (hat meatiin?, anil'saycno 

for a T(Ty short space that the na- such thing. >.u<nr, adda-fbc latter, 

tion produced great men, and was de- '" order lu inform the Pijonei " hi>*r 

scrTiiig of Ihcm. particukrlva'Pnem standi in the same 

Cupreiao.} If the Epirtle to the prtdicaineiil witlia picture:" 

Piuities even contained luithing ex- quit, « propiai ahiies 

ccilent hut this'pas^ge, from ver. Te rrtfirl mngU, i^t\TiiAam iHoKglus abiles'i 

326 to 332, it inuit neture to iUiiil-' Jfi^ bnal'^nvram, mint hire tuHunvidfri 

thortiic affection of C\-Brj generous Jadicii argJilamfuienmfaTmidataaauia: 

mind. And how dneii now the French cri- 

LamiirJ] The ffllnfa wat, in ttte lick undcrsland thji }' — "1 do not . 

nurscrj tnles of .the antieuts, some- porcejres" nay* be, " how'the simt* 

-what of the hobgoblin kind, the old litude of Horace suitt, unless bj 

faav, (he iitawkrn, the ogreis, and taking the itord pteiia, tor qtueHam 

other the like cliimxras of the rao- ■paBnit, " a passage of a Poein." Fdr 

dcmi. They were pourtraji d a* a I know of no Poem, iVhicb, Upon the 

wnmanwith asses' hoofs, and ate up whole, is calculatt'd toheseen onlf at 

rhildren alive, if the; would not be adistaoce, iaaltalf light, andnUmore 

good. liina once."' — And in this manner be 

ChrBriliit.} See the remarks on runs on fur'two whole pages ; alwajs 

thi* proper name in the Epistle to groping about, with hii Uacier in his 

Augiutus. hand) tor Ihe -Author's meaning, kIuDI' 

rt pielj/t-a pnltli erf/,. &c.} IJo- hies over it every instant, and jft 
race, ai it usually fares with senten- cannot lay hokl on it, because that 'Autbiira, has had the misfiir- unhappy ■' It is with Poesy as wirii 
tune frequeatly to' have passages ex- Painting," has given hiN eyes sucti 
Iracted from his writings, and (very a twist, that be sets difficulties where 
contrary to his opinion) adopted as there are none. It is inconceivalAe 
apophlheguisormaxims; which, inthe how any one cvutd mistake the true 
association from whenca they are nieaning of Horace, since it seetiis 
torn, ha\c a totally different, and iiuposstblefor him to have.espressed 
soinetiinej a directly oppiitile s^nsc himself raore cleaVly. — We kilow, 
— of which kind the fhariia semper from numerous other pnsiages, his 
oberrat eadeni, and the Interdum quO' extraordinary fondne.^ for extreme 
' que benut dervittal Hamerun are no- ebburation and currCLtness, fortrbat 
lorioui examples. Just so rt. has he' elsewhere (ern'<s adalam nevem 
likewise sped <vith the passage hcFJre Muiis oput — and on that h^ he 
MS. What Is simply comparntive in is here speid(ingi solfly in rvfarence 
one single point, is converted into a to the faultlcis and JiHitked, he com- 
nnitersal proposition; and, in por- pares certain poems to certaid pic- 
suance of this eonceir, abirttcd hy all tures. As there are paintings, liliich 
the interpreters, Battens boldly thus should be viewed at a particular dit- 
paraphrases this hemistich : " It is tance, or in a faint light, that th^ 
with Poetry as with Painting*, niw}- produce a proper. eSecl — and 
There is no other difference between othijrs, wherein the detail is wr6uglit 
: : . — _ with such exijuisite neatne.«s and in. 

* The bare grimmaUcal sen'se of th. ^Mlry, and every touch of the pefl- 

■ords might h«*e shewn liim his error: *'' "" "'"'j softened down into the 

--forfultfkand^a^'fiiliitfG.tfidiniUynH'nii, Othfrs, that the nearer and more ac- 

'nK^mJingand^M-jy, biUapidnHaim curately wii c> amine the piece, the 

• poomi addthMmsfenaTastdiflnieniia more beailliful itappeaht: so there 

'fa the sigitifliatioii^thsB))^ unsafe. are paem<i, fur eXatDpIc, dramatical 
Oxitt. Mas. Jvfu, IMO. fterfuim- . 

- ' 4 - 

^M JiuUrvtAns^fmitsiot, ffdHt II. Epiitiem. [Jq^ 

iMrfehniAffei, whkb. at tbe <nt re- tented tfaemielTea before them to re- 

-WMcBtction or TMdinK — perhun heane theii oerfoniiancei, anJl io 

trom tbe intereUing nature of tbe await tbeir Judicial wntcnce. From 

|llut, from a proper management of a letter of Cicero *, already quoted,' 

/the iotrijgue, frooi ibe rapid succe»- written in the Tear G»9, it i« tu be 

1190 -rf incidenti, from tbe novel li- inferred, thut tbii Metiua or Mkciu* 

tiMtioiUt fram slron); - drawn cba- alreadv, at that time, held tbe office 

raeten and patMpn*, and tlie like, give t>f public dramatic cantor 1 but the 

*aiBgiilar pleasure; but if .we examine manner in which Cicero ezprei*^ 

tbem tloie, and in a full jij^lit, i'. e. himielf concemin|; bim, ezcttea bj 

nore accurately, wittt coolnen and no meaoii 10 advantageous an Dpioion 

deliberation, in tbe detail, witb alten- of bis taste aa Horace vould lead uf 

tion to all the minute requiiiles to to entertain. " Whilit tbou (at bin 

an excelleQt poem, we gradually dii- countrr-biniK) we^ patsing tbe daj 
eover a multiplicity of defect*', wliich,, agreeably to thy faiicy, we were 
at the ftrst or lecond view, we either obliged to endure nfaat Spurius M^. 

iidnotatall.ornotdiitinctly obwrve t ciua nad firit approved of." JVetU 
aod tfaui tbe work lusei, m point of perpetiunduvi eratt jtue Sp. MattUtt 

riierit, the tDore nicely it it exa- probiiviMtet. From what fulfowi, tt 

■mined. Another, on tiie contrary, ii plain that be bai in view theatrical 

hamotihstitrikinj; quality, whereby coinpoiitions. Throughout the whole 

the foriuer tur[iri9ed and charmed letter, however, we lee tbe ill-ba- 

ua; it, however, gentjv attractf tbe roour of a spectator, who went with 

e^ the more sci^urately we tcan it, thedetermiaation toletnothing^j^eaae 

even to the minutest part* of Ihc him. Cicero wa« fond of bunteriog 

detail, the more beaatiful, fnultlet*, on luch. occasioni ; and, at that time, 

and finished ire And it| and a per- hewasitotupansuchcood terms wiUi 

feellv natural reuilt of it is, that, if Pompey as to induce him to uk moch 

tbe former pleases at oaoe, or at the v^nltnce in restraining bu turn for 

. first view, jet at every review, loses raiflerj. It U likewiie to be nip. 

toaiewhat, we eanaot va the other posed, that Mtecius was then a tolero- 

kand be satiated with reading tbe inly young maa, and Ibat the ap- 

latter, but atways drscovec new beau- parent scorn exhibited by Cicero was 

ties, wbteh had eicaped us ia tbe rather referable to the youth, than 

^CFowd, at the first, tecond, Uiird, &c. . to the bad taste of the cnticb. Tbe 

.feru«4l. Tftis, nalliinlMi, is the oiily opinion of Dr. Bentley, that the M^ 

njHMsibleiignificstiau wbii;h tbe words cius,.to whom voungPisowas recbm^ 

of Hflsat-e, in their due combtaitioB, . mei^led U> read his essays, could not 

- admit of;- and the compariMin holds be him, of whose critical judgment 

Sied in this manner juiit at WeH as Cicero, forty yean before, spoke sg 

t proposition which wa» to be il> contemptuously, is therefore desti- 

lustrated by it is an undcoiable truth, tute of competent foundation. 

founded «n eiperieaee. Qui Pgthia eanlat llbUen.'] In tbe 

Crftium MneuetiluiH.'i At an en- Pythian games there was also a prize 

-tertainment, b<;ture sitting duwn to for Uie beat flute-player; and iroM 

, tHbK it was the practice to preieot the manner iu whicfa the antieoti 

tlui S^irntt with fragraat ails for the apeak of it, we perceive, that it waa 

beard and hair. a very difficult thing to obtain il,Bod 

Jn Metii ittixnial jadicit aurM.) therefore naturally the bigbett oIk 

I'ftie critiek to whom Horace here ject of ambition to a flutc-^ayer. 

wem* ttf pa; a vary flattering com- Hegei aieunlur miilUi itrgtre cv- 

iplimont, wa« named Spuriiis Hetios lullit, &c.] How came Horace to 

; The old commentators in* think of placing two such eitraordi- 

form u<, that this TBr)>aw»i oDe«f narr proofs of friendahip tog^er.' 

the five crilkal comtniwium^rs who Had he, not perhaps some particular 

were appoiated to examine all dra- case in his recoireaioa, which fur- 

'inatical pieces previous to their pro- ' , . , 

4uetio« on the stage. Itis lieeosias ' »ToU.U»«^>»Mi^iL,ii.uh .km 

.eomnmtoa held their raeatuigs jn (henalter isoaafaraiagthevarUau .pae- 

tbe. temple -«f ipollu. wbere^tbay uujec witli nkich tbe a«atr-<reotii4 asa- 

fwehably had on.uugb to do, togiye phiMMtMefFeaip^'MaiBratopwwdto 

" • nil ([|(. Puets who pre- ttic publMl^. . . ,.„;.., 

.huhed occait»n to H, u4 rndarcd ly becuHe^. was good abMliiitkinf 
tbe joIli mote poignant f CerUin it boirt.' Tite mBimef in Khirh Saeac* 
n, toat Lliciui Piio biunelf wa> oob >pe*ki uf our L. I'iwi team* to inilU 
of tfaoMinm (dot Bverj Aa^f to be site, that thii Pbilo|0|>lief,.whu had 
met nithj who stood out tbU vinou* tuch a profouDd ekictiiDcntkl koow* 
ordeal. Auguctai and Tiberius had iedge of the Kurld and of the cnimt 
both of them put him to it j aitd tiie and of manlciuJ, law the atTair in tho 
manner in whi(h he tuntaiiied it, wai larae point of vieif^;.'EUiiJ he tMtllj^ 
irhat(togethei'irithhisotherqiialifica- of hiro, that,'Waa 
tions for bimneu) procured him tkeir hi« urdioarf iiractice to lit Up drink- 
co&fidencc. Tiberius, whu required iii^ all uight lung, and Bot lie duwa 
more than ordinary proofs before be to ileep tiU six iu the moruiug, ho 

IruAed a man, carried it so &r, ae- ditcharged the fuiictiuni of his office ' 
cording to Suetoniai's account*:, witii with tbe strictest jiimctuality. — All 

Z>. Piti) and PorapoBiug I'laccun, bbat this happenei' 

tfaej were obliged to lit tippling with afler Horace 

him two daya and a night in a told b; Iseneci 

foitreu) who rnimediatd; thereupon gitttui, after 

made Flaccui nrocontul in Sjria, and chiff coinirfan 

Piio prefect of tbe citj of Komef i lecret coromi 

hath of theni place* of truiL Sbo- whole, we art 

totttoi wem* to think thii actiou the gustui — whti 

more enormoua, as Tiheriui, juit at oi* life, was ' 

that time, wai projecting a Mirt of Bacchanalian 

rrfurmation of mannera, 4o virtua opportunity oi 

of the cenntra perpelua which wa* thioeu from s 

Miiiexed to hi« Buvereign dignity, i*i perhapi, ^ 

That, however, wai probably the 'indirect maun 

very thing that determined him to tbii puiage. 

tat acuupleof tiMc0ntuJBr«(, whom jtrislart:kui.1 At I 

8 otherwite already knew ai men over he would rate ■( 

of ability, foKtdeciiiTeatest. Amid rable Poet, catlt bim 

tbe prodigioDt depravity of manner* Arittarcliui (tbe fami 

attbat Iinie,gluttoDyand harddrink- of the MS. of Homei 

h^werepretlygeneralvioeiatBame. him tbe ideal image uf 

Of dronken iota Tiberiuf could feej and I humblj cunceLi 

Bo deficieney, if it bad been tbcm he tseed of any higher 

wanted ; but he taught men, who, m [tutting down tihe diipa 

tbe greoteit excenes of that nature, critJck, 

were still marten of their head and Invittait qvi'ervat, ide» fatit ot- 

their ton^e t and becauae Ihcfc two cSdentt.'] It ii in itielf an act of vio- 

were in repute for thoie rare odvan. lence, like thatj and i» juit at odious 

tagcB, be wished to put them to inch' and' cruel to him who ii determined 

a test as should leire no room to ^no longer to live, ai it ia to kill hioi 
doDbt. This ii the idea I toim of - whu would faiu live OQ. W. T. 

the matter; aod 1 conceive that we Great OrmoatI Street, 
murt be poorly verted in the eha- — ^ — 

riicter of Tiberias, to impute to bim, - Mr. Ukbam, Ju^ A. 

""" ' I the early years of bis "VTOUR notice of an emincut Phi- 
_ . tupidity, to trust an of- X lomatfa <pp. Ill, 4M). remiodl 

ficeof Minucbimportanceboth tu (he mcofnMS. which I have now before 

city of Rome ai'd to hiiiiself, a« Iha me, intitled, '> Liiter'sArethmatickj ■ 

pn^c(uni|tr(i« was, toaman, pure- or, A VTeispring of Seienceii beine 

_^_^__ , , , . _ , an Art boaih pleasant and profitable. 

* c ^ . ft - . ■ boalh for Merchants and M«rcen, 

'^T:^^It.\^,t:-: en. r.^"" '■-'-"■"-"«'- -■• '™'" 

firmed by the elder Pliny. /a. xiv.^B. Si. «?,'*"*' '"^'"^ ^ *J"K *">af> n««l- 

£««f .-wBmtnffato™ fxdidirt L. fLoa™ '""'■ik' neccMary for each person 

vrAtRomacura ab n, dtUclam, p-uliiduo t*"** purpo»ctli to practice citlier Art . 

duahtqut airiiiiu (theivfare, oat oight <IT Trade. By Tho. Lister, set. S4, ' 

mure dun SuetoBhiS tutes) ptrfolaiimtm 1C9B." 
«gaftinainl opad t^fwi >n /rinctptis. Tllit CUiious little Voliuae begins 

especially i 

«20 Tht Famil}f.of- Lyster.-^TfiE- PftOjECToft. [July* 
vitb the ordinary' Rule*, *Dd. pro- bw«>bcent pnbliihvd, awl tbe maoy 
eeedire^tarly,thri>ughlhebi^hefor- conierHtiima that arr daij} .lieJd oii 
derofthcMaUiematicHiMu^TheGuii- tlii« topicb, it is turHj npt very mi- 
ner's Lisli," " Geii metric I i I'rogre*- Tcawinable tu wcMidcri.ttiut diilcrenca 
■ioni" " l.'oMiiugra|ihy )" " Divitia- of opinion ihuuld yel pfcv^il, and 
tioB," &c. &c.t aiid cdtilaiiu Diaiiy (iiat «( tlew conclutiuu* bave beea 
vaJuabte Tablea fur the iiit;a>orin<,' oV -drawu wliich uiii; be bruugbt iotw 
Timber. Ac. &c. j aud a Kcgal Table,' (irartiii- 

tbtM prefaced : 

: *Yef, yet, the Regal Tabic ^ui 

Nation: [hs 

Rings are not fat of dat^, rbougb 

Mr. lUter had three dauglitet 

1, Jfariha, the wife of (i 

Huddleitoiii Whose <iiitv dau 

Elizabeth, wifeof GeorgcGrcei 

two chiidreb, r:ow liTin^i Mr; "John 

Of rule« and advice, indeed, ne are 
in no naiit. Moralist* and preacbers 
bava uevef failed to repeal, liumge- 
nerntiun tu geHefatic)> certain pru- 
denlial in.-ixiiun, aud to tiiuke ceTlain 
ap|iealt to reaion and coDs^ifuce, 
irhicb, if dal.Y attended to, nright 
havr been pnidueliye of much good. 
'ill the cuase(|iiences uf the ii>vc of 

fereenVand Mrs. M. U. Calder. a, >n«nej_lH.Te bwp U.rlj-la.d hctarq 


8. ^nne, married to a Mr. Pil\in, 
orr^Vkiu; whosconlydaiighleVAuiie 
wa» the wife of Julius Walker ; who 
tiad anonly soa JosN. 

3. A third daugliler, whofie name 

T do not recollect; hut one of whose 

jjrscendants'' is a claimant uiiiler tl;c 

yill of, Mr. John Walker, formeilj 

of (he Imptyst "Office, aflerw.uils 

"" t, e«t|. (ivliere he 

»rd Sondes) wljo 

lS03i and, byhij 

■f. 24, 1804, left 

Ition, by ftcvisiiij; 

lit, ""to and for 


aud wc eaiUMrt prelpud that ii 
hare theory wJy in fft««ur. uf tbe 
instriirtiuns ofli'ted, >ince neeaanot 
look for a rnoinent on the kuxy wurld, 
without Biirfing exajiiples wi cou- 
finnattoiu that arc irrewtihle, But 
there is stijt somelhii^ ni theiiatare 
of hard Msh, which dwpttses certain 
pcrspni to form very «M|d BetiiMu 
ali»ut it, o»d to be .extremely perti- 
BlcioU la reUiiiin^ l|iera ; attd, tlieM 
nnlifms nill, 1 aiQ afrait), CMitwus lu 
ereato dittereuces aniou^ ' luaokiBcl 
while there i* a K^iva lelh 
' bo obiitiunle, indved, are-«e ia our 
tbeoriea on this subject, that jicr- 
" "(If ml ''■"P' "'*'"^ '* "" "*"* "^ quarrel su 
ffclrex ncr/i '^"^ cuminou and pfcdoniinant, iioi 

-males, stnitlli^.e 
ir may attain, the 
r 'depart thi 


r hatfi o 

cbeen, or siiill or may 


•' You iiuld iha word from Joi-o to .Mo- 

Tt>at Mao vas iiia,rc Ihc sUu'lliiic jtsc uf 
Aud poldbiitsentto keep lilt ti,j.f in play. 
Fur some to hexp, aud suuie tu ihrow 

tbin^ that enters so largely ii 
tbe cuni|MH>tliDn of tlic bumsn elia- 
racter. One p-irlieular may. he suf- 
fieieni \u illustrate this a.uerlioui 
WiKitcter may be tlie quality of 
wealth, one aiij;ht naturally c;!iuect, 
that a calculating nnliou would liaie 
long a-;v aeijniretl some rnrrect do- 
tiuui about it;i i|uaDlity t hut, so far 
is.thif from beirg Ibe caie, that, 
during all the eentiirict in wliieh ne 
hare been a commercial nation, we 
have never been nbte to atcerlain 
latugk ; and it is very certain. 


iitil < 

: lu 

e sahject about 

TIIBRK is no 
which the o|i 
are more widely 

thai of wealth ; yet Iherearefew that 
have been more Irequeolly biou^rht 
into d''«e»ii>n ; and, when we curk- 
(iJer.tbc mauy diisertalioiu . ffhieh 

>nclu)ioD on thii point, our dispute! 
must be relieved every day tu no 

EnrpojK, and eoHSlilute a perpetual 
tlid of umvailins; contest, of an^ej' 
which no man regards andadticc 
ikiiul which no man lakes. 

.4mid<t this vast variety of jarring 
optaioii<i, con t radii' lory tiieoriet, :;nd 
irreconi'iiedbJe pracliecK, there is one 
claxs uf lUCD, of »huni 1 l^ave ol'tcd 
contpnijilated Kieral bright cxaiu- 

1809.} THEPROJECTOIt, No. XCVIII. «2l 

.f]e», who at leMt itttnt Uic praue 
'of tHuiitleiii^ I ,1 mean lhv*e vbo, 
- in coinmuii lunguage,, " will do anj 
tliiaa toe money." When ne saj-'of 
a man, tliat lie "nill do aaj thiiijr 
for hiuoe'j'," webeiUiw upou Imn that 
character for coDsbteiicj, tiie want 
of whicli 'cre;itef «> many aiiumaiicf 
and oddilics among tnui uf every 
other descri)]lioa. Uthcrit arc timid 
and half-ftf rifled characters, tliU man 
alijiie U. coiuplelc; other« are unli- 
oishcU skctcheii-^in tliis thit uuUinet 
qre filled up, and all llie- rumut are 
decided, bolu, and uniiltc»blc. Whe- 
tlier, however, in such men, the luve 
of iiioikey, er the li>ve iif coiisiilcnc)', 
origiunlly -prevailed in Uie furruatloii, 
may aiimit uf a question t but it will 
admit of nu ([ucstiim, that, whenonn; 
a man has dolermined that he will 
"do any tiling for niiinej,"' lie be- 
comes einaocipatcd from all tjj'we 
(toubl», dilhcultic.i, and cinbarrus- 
Uicnd, nhicb 'o oi'teii perplex the 
reitt of ijiunkind. 

' The praise of beiii^ a decided clia- 
' 7acter u reckoucd very bi^h) and we 

^n no where look tor more com- 
plete -c\ein pies of it, thah among the 

fhse of men whose comiirteiic) I bave 
, undertaken to cetejirate, and who de- 
serve tilts at the hand of every moral 

i'rujeclor, becajise ibcy, and they 

only, are the perKuos, who, uithout 

troubling titcir own hends or ours 

with limg dissi^rtntion", trains of ar- 
gument, and lieauties of dec lam At ion, 

■hew us the rent worth, aud true vaJne 

irf riches to human happincs'. i^ndil 

niiMt be. iibservi'd Id Ihcir honour, 

that, in doing this, there ii uiithiu^ 

wavering, irresulule, or tipriciiius 

iu their conduct. Une day's. aclious 

arc nut at variance with those of 

onotlicr; aud ag^ itself, which makes 

taeu to reliix in other pDrsuils, seems 

only to rciloubie Iboir dciircfl, and to 

iavigurate thuir zeal, 

AmuEig the (nast gf mankind, wfiat 

arc caJlc4 rcusoii and cunscionce seem 

to hate grc^t ucight in dcturmining 

the nature ami modes of their con- 
duct) but, as these principles arc 

either not well uudciiitood, 6r not 

fuirly ciiiiKiilted, the only eou^iuence 

it, the infinite variety of good, bad, 

aud indifti^rent which we perccitein 

human allairs, and that large por.- 

lion of the doubtful, thi; iierplex- 

ilig, and the n^ysteriou^, Is per- 

Petui^ly fffckig. us to eo(iu)rc,wh^ 

ther Micb a man be a ro^ue ot a fobl. 
)Jnt vrhen uocc »e fiixl a roan wh» 
will do any thing fur money, we hod 
a man nbose character !i too open to 
demand our iitmmt scruliuy, and too 
consistent to> leave tis fur a raoitieot. 
at a loss how to a|iprotiale it ts we 
ouvbt, And, indeed, snch is the con> 
Tcnlciice of pos»!-s»i!ig a chiu-acter of 
IhU kind, so obvious, so pluu,s<) de> 
cidcd, that we never mecl wkh two 
Opinions on the subject. 

It is true, indeed, that as lomv 
small degree of imperfection necei- 
sarily adhere* to thtt bent of ut in 
this worldi 1 h^vc Un^wn a man who, 
^hile he professed to do " any thing 
for money," would sumctimes talk a 
jiltle whimsically about integrity, li- 
berality, and other conlested points, 
and w;ouhl even go su fir as to expect 
to be. believed. This, when pushed 
to excess, may seem to delract from 
Hiat couaisiency which 1 have attri- 
but d to tbisclasiof men; hjit, where 
it appears ouly in a lestdegrce, 1 can- 
not help ijiinKing it ofBantental and 
becoming ; noi; ou'bt it tu give of* 
fence tu the rest of mankind, Naca it 
may have somt: tend^iey to do them, 
zoud, and has a v«cy natural ten- 
dency to miike them laugh. At to 
its proceeiling to excess, 1 have only 
known that to happen, when, in pur- 
suance of the grand original prinei> 
file, it bos been neceiiary to yield a 
itile to the prejudices of the publick I 
and, in this case, the man who attccts 
tu be thought liberal and honest, bolh 
nhicti qualities he dislikei, frum the 
cxpence with which they are attend- ^ 
cd, is but labuuriiig in his vocation, 
whether be pays for parsgr^hs in a 
newspaper, or hires a mtrti to take 
olf his bonies. In alt this be is still 
the man who *' will do qny thing for 
money i" still the c»n«!slent- charac- 
ter, oxhibiliiig itself nutler nne of 
those pleasant disguises that hj3e no- 
thing from the attentive observer. 

Witliuut such cttacacteristicks, it 
may be also observed, that the man 
who " will di> any thing for money." 
would not be ^ highly accomptisbcd 
aj is necessary. " Whero tliere is 
tliatnt,''- says llr. Joliiisou,' " there 
aaf be viTlue i" but if the good Uuc^ 
tor had considered the men of whom 
we are now speaking, he Vrould have 
added — " and where tlicrc is virtue, 
•there may be a want of the ready."" 
'j'hca? two Woids, thame and virttie. 

Q2S TH E P R J t C T O R; Vo. ^XCVIII; [ Jufyi 

iiiiteM%Hierfl they happen lo be Brerefy Bodiioj; (rf a!I ftisis perceptible in tba 
words, aie lore obstrucliont in hu msiinho " will do any thing for nio- 
wKj, who if disposed to '■ do ray ney s" he would be con tern plible in 
thing for money ;" nor Wooid be bis own eyei, if be were to yield to 
■dofA them voluntarily at the riik coinmoii opinions and peniiasions i 
of a shilling a-pieice. If, however, and aa to age, it is well kDowDtliat 
hfl has airivfO at the length of pre- he becomes more altairhed to his fa- 
teodirg to qualities, opposite to his vonrite system as be grows oMcr,' 
natural bias, aad if be goes yet tar- and is never more desirous to aau- 
ther, and wishes to pas*, with the mulste mimcy, than when it becomes 
world as a man of libierality bimI in- unnecessary lor all possible wants, ahd 
tegrity, he may comfort himself that he has, pcrbap*, lost the very'poner 
fee hut got rid of shame aad all its of counting it. 
disBgneeabie copsequeoces. , While the world continues to en- 
la farther defeitce of iwy beroes, tertain no >ery favourable opinion ot 
I must say, that the world is so fasti- this class of men, it may be supposed 
dious ia tliese matters, that it some- that they entertain a very good upi- 
tiroes' becomes necessary to comply, Dionof tliemseWes. Butevea here, I 
or to.'SCera to cumpty, with its prejii- presume, they never act coosistehtlj. 
dice*!, riierely in self-defence ; but. The man who " will do any tiling for 
beyond ftie strict priocipies of self- money" is not a proud man i hedoe* 
defence, no man that ** will do any not boast of what he doesj nor will 
thing- for money," can ever carry his be, if he can help it, exhibit the fruits 
complaisaace. The world at large, uf hii* doings. The establisbment of 
indeed, is so very onreasonable in its a property-lax would have been a 
demaDds, that it would be impossible very tatui measure to men of this de> 
to comply, without a very conside- scriptioii, if tljeir humility had not 
rable expence, particularly io the ar- induced them to be shy of ostenta- 
lictes of chsrity or generosity, which tious disclosures. In truth, there ii 
'the experience of tne class of men no iugreilieiit in pride, and no speclcl 
1 am pleading for shews, are the most of that palsion, to which the man 
unproductive of all sm-eulatious, and who " will do any thiug for mone^" 
have a tei»dency to nring (m that can safely lay claim. Poverty, lO- 
klnd of reputation, which would ex- deed, he will oticn affecl, if it may be 
po^ thdra to conlinuat solicitations) called afiectation, of which there is 
and if itwere to be concealed, as af- some reason to doubt, for there 
fairs of that kind luiBetinieB are, are i^nstanccs in which tlie dread of 
would be still more unprofitable. Let ** coming to the parish" has been se- 
not the world, tberefoce, be, too riously eatertained by men who left 
, Kven: on men who "will do any enough to have enricbed every inba- 

. 4faing for money," sinre they have bilaotofili aod others, who are per* 

tbeirenibarraKmcntssswellasothcrsi haps not so far foae, are observed 

and, perhaps, were they' to be very to part with a shilling or a sixpence, 

uartowly inspected, they would be as if it were the last of their store, 

found to have fewer consolatiozis. and they had no knowledge where to 

But as consistency is that feature get snulber. And where this occurs 

IB I heir Character which I have thought in oM age, as is nio^ frequently (he 

, proper to celebrate, it may be ne- ease, who will say that the persons 

eessary to ' add another particular, in 1 have been describing are not among 

whirli that roiiti'rtency will be found the most cuasistcnt of htuuan beings! 

1« -rsrel alt that is atiempted of the Having, therefore, praised ihemfor 

kind by the re^t of >hc woWd. Most ' that tjiiallty, it may be expected that 

men who hav(< bad tb'' praise of eon- 1 ^liould conclude tbuir character, by 

sistfncj have been discovered vary- adding somethiag respecting their use- 

ing and chuging. Some men are w fuluess iu society ; and, indeed, much 

altcrcdinthecoun)eofy';aft,tbatthetc Bi^bt be said un this head. In a 

friends can with difficulty reco;;ci7c world whce the greater part of man- 

theui, Some have- been known to )iii;d rr'strict thumsclTcs to certain 

change their characlef by illunst; performances only, the mnn who will 

\ olhersfroiD Tariousmotive'orpenua- "duany thing" mii<t be accounted a 

(ioo^i anititgeverygenrrailjpriHlttces beiii^ of nore general usefulness. 

BOW iDodtrsof think ing and uctiRg. ttut Hut I apprehend, that their, utility 


180».] History ^ Sarr^-- — i/r. Cliarles MonUgue, . ^ «8S 

priadpallj'appeart in Uieir doing «uch bg Dr. MiU$, icho teas emfloyei in 
Ihili^ for money, as mOney oDly', ia wratng the Aatural Hi$tory ». 
certfiin miuds, would be thongbt an If any of your Rcadera can in* 
Inducement to pcrrorm ( HDd how fotm tbe present Editor of the Hrs. 
m&m ihiugt of »hi» kind are' daily tory of Surrey who Dr. Milli was, 
pprformed, we learn from the pro- and wlicthcr any Collectiuna of hii 
*ecding» in our courts of law — [ilace* are now in bein^, by a line ad- 
Srhere men who " will do any thing dres-sed to your Pnnte., rt will be e»- 
■for money" are vcrj often brought teemed a particular favour. And if 
Torward to esplain their system, and Sny gentleman has CotlecLions for 
illuRtrate their character, and, in any part uf the* Natural History of 
neitlter ease, very willmgly. I h^¥e th it comity, or other paper* relating 
already hinted at their humility) and lo ■(> and nil! comniunicale them lt» 
I may now add, that no loeu take tlie Editor, lie will confer a great 
more pains to conceal their opera- obligation by so doinj;. 
tions, or ssein more seriously angry The second Tolume of Surrey ii 
when the inquititive' disposition of very nearly printed. The third aad 
« Judge or a Barrister tempts them conciudiug volume is in some fur-, 
to ask questions on the subject, and wardness; three out of five .uf the 
to ask them in that rude kind of way reraaiuinE Hundreds bein^ drawn up, 
which mould force a reply from the and nearly ready for the press. 
humbleat creature upon earth. Tbe Ehitor of the Uisiory . 

Aj it may yet be aupposal that of Sorbey. 

persons who " will do any thing for , — -^ — 

mpney" are not only the most coo- Mr- Ukbas, July IS, 

viitent, but the most successful spe- T^HE late Charles Montague, esq. 
culatoirs in wealth, since it is not pos- J- whose death^as recorded in thfr 
•tbie to conceive any impediment that Inst Obituary, p, 590, was not a cha- 
iib(HiM disturb their progress, 1 think racter to sink in the grave without 
it uecnsarv to obviate this last opi- some notice. 

nion.f Undoubtedly some are success- He was the eldest son of lieuL 
fat) that is, they acquire an .almost Montague of the Hoyal N'avtj whoi, 
incredible (juautity of what they Till but for some dispute early in life with 
do any thing for « but, on the other liis comrnnndin^'OfTiccr, would have 
hand, . (hey are liable to sudden re- •'isen high in hi$ profession, 
volntions and reverses ; and it has He died, scarce having attained to 
been sometimes doubted, by rery a middle ag'', leaving a numerous f»- 
ib re wd observers, whether, upon the milj and widow i to the former, Mr. 
«hule, their plan has any other me- Charles Montague supplied the place 
rit than that of consistency t and "f a parent, providing for their inr 
irbether, m forining tbe resolution terests with- the most unremitting at> 
to "do any thing for money," it tentionj and to the latter be waa 
;trould not have been as well to ex- ^ver a most dutiful son. Having aa 
ceptaiew things, which are nut very ardent desire to seo the world, he 
«taanientat to amnn's character. Be «arly adopted the profession of a 
this >s it may, it is certain that the tnilitary surgeon, and was 15 years 
conclusions «f their lives have not ■■> the service, in nhich he, profited 
'alwaj» warranted the- premises, nor ^3 seeing various countries, men, aod 

been accompaaied With circumstances manners. " 

WricHy consistent t fur some have •■ Preface to Part I. vol. II. of Siu"i(" 
been despised, atUioQgh Iliey died Staffordsliirn.p. rvii. The untimely death 
rich, antf'otben htve been pitied, of thisgRntlemaBinuBt beUmentn) b^aU 
'although thej were hanged. lovers of Topography. His abilities aad 

^ Indefatigable researcbus are rarely to be 

Mf. UssAK, July 6. equalled (ejoept by £he Histsrian of Lei- 

THE late Ml-. Wanniifg, writing in 'J^sw^h'":). "nd his libemlity deaervM 
1768 to Mr. Feildi. who Bad '"^1"''/""°^""^ J^'- ^"^'^^c ^^^ 
dfrtilirtSI proposals for a History t,f S^'^S t f.f^ "L^^' 
u.iK.wi.i.:JL ^^b. „Fi,i. ™. ■ •««, wbicb be (tike •ome othari who 
,*ga^hire. ^Mks oflusown m- i„„ r«»i»od ,obWk.ns) never pab. 
l^,m*<:e'" i^^^"t'<"fl History u»b,i. Mr. 8ha>r tmk his KOBk.£ in 
Mitf Sorreji but sends to Mr. jiaraentforhBOwnboirfti «i,Mr,.Kiglioto 
.ftiW! j> tittl of Queriei, eirciilated diS tboie of Or. Farmer. 

G2i Mr.Moat3.gae.--Dr.AT\Aersoa.—^'Bokeqflfawk^nge."[3iily, 

He wnt thrra ;earx in, the West Tte iuforipi u» thai D,r. Ander*oS 

Indies, that grave of Eurupeaitui but was- requL'sleil % the Treasurv to uti- 

bj prudence and careful mann^ement) derlake a Survey of the Wcsterfi 

for tb:it time, warded off t£e futal Const; of Scuhaiid, and that lie per- 

blow. « ' fiirnied the tasTt in 1784. "ITiit" (he 

He was, early iiijife, patronised bj adds) " we do not find that be r»^ 

John Duke of Montagu, and, nfler ccived, or was od'ered, an; species af 

his deMit, by the Duke and Duchess reinuncratioti ; and vc know he ^aii 

Of Bucclcuj'h, who nerc great bcnC' iif a temper too spirited and dtsinte- 

factors to him, and justly esteemed reited to ask for any." 

him. Your Magazine, Mr. Urban, hav 

On his temporary rctnrn to this received some buneGt from Dr. An- 

cuantry be practised in his profession, derson's ci>rre>pondence ; and it is Hue 

and with llic greatest huroanity. to truth to st^te, that he engaged to 

In the summer nf 1807, he uccom- perform thin service, ouly on express . 

{'nnied Lord Pembroke to Vienna at conditions that his expenecs should 

il surgeoni and availed himself of be paid, ^and'a iircipcr remunecatioD 

hi* abode iti (hat city to make uh- given hiin fof his tune and trouble^ 

, scrvations with his usual accuracy. . because, at that liiue, the situation 

fered in it; acting upon a constitution coitipeuce for it: He obtained, how- 

already impuredby long service' and ever, nothing but empty praise i and 

different climates, brought on the lie asserts, that Mr. I'ltt, the theu 

disease which terminated in his die- Chancellor of the F.veheiiuer, could 

solution at the early age of 43. - nllcdijc no reason for refusing to ful- 

- He was a uian uf an amiable and fil his stipulation nith him; andth^ 

pleasing disposition and great sensi- he did it because he i/Aretf. 

bility, cheerful and coiivivial, and of They who knew Dr. Anderson's in- 

highly polished manners and instruc- dependence of mind, will readily be- 

tive coiiversntinn, and knew bow to licve he was not much atfected at the 

accommodate himself tu all ranks of 'Iusss>jstaiiied. 

people I and Priridpibut placuisse Thi:, circums'tanre, huwevcr, placed 

iiirii lion ultima laus tst. the moral character of Mr. Pitt in a 

His hospitable roof was ever open despicable light in his eyes ; and it is 

to his friends, jvhom be enlivened with mcntionrd, in a note to bis " Corre- 

his cheerful sallies. He~ bad read spondcncc with General Wash ingtuD,'' 

much, and profited by what be bad witli becoming indignation, 

read. — He bore a lonj' and painful Yours, &e. Wh. Flitel, 

illness with mildness ana patience, ■ - • ■ 

Such a character must be much Mr.UacAN, f(iBi/u/i-s(ree/,Jaf»18. 

missed iu suciety: and he has left a 'T^HOVGU the 'popularity uf the 

numerous ^t of frieud j, and a widow, X " Buke uf llawkynge, dec," the 

to whiim he was a most indulgent rarity of a perfect copy, and extrauc- 

huskand, to lament his lussi they dinary price given for very imperfect 

have, however, the. comfort of ri:- ones. Joined to the increased taste for 

fleeting, that it is but temporary, reviving early Bibliii^rnphy', appear* 

j>Dd do not sorrow at tneti withBut likely to form a jtutficicnt demand for 

hepe. A Friend. an eaitiuOof the customary nuroher; 

!■ — yet the success is too doubtful either 

' Mr. L'hBAR, Corentrjf, Ju!j/ IS. for it to be recDnimended, or (iitkklv 

IN turning overyour vol. LXXVIIf. undertaken. The impression allud^ 

pp. 1031 — 4, I find a biographical to, p. 513, is intended to be in bhkck 

Account of the late Dr. Jluiiui Ander'^ letter with wood cuts,''aad itiiiiethwg 

son, the Writer of w|iich discovers s« beyond " ter'ialim; lUeratim, Vw 

iotimateanACquAintaneewitb his sub- pnnetuatlili," but without U)jvar^- 

jecl, that 1 am siirprisied be should orum notes. 

J»Te glaneed over the 'mott active Of the firsteditlonin I4S^ 6r^Il^ 

•part of the Doctor's Iife^Mauli^ be of St.Alban's, Gervase ftUrkhain in 
•mtt aoiiom to shidd the '" fair .I59f>; says, there wfts'"i^dicr few or 

fame" of Mr. 'Pitt. ' ' none of Uie perfect cOplciIhCreOfhe- 

- inaiuiog, 

1 309.] Bibliographical 2«i?r/«. ^Westminster Abbey. 625 

muining, exrept id th(;ir handi, who ing, orifioallj vcr e, it given in 

ncl kniiHiDg Ihe eKcelkiicf ot the pniMM and Itie nhule ciiuipilalioD, 

norkeand therart'nMKi'I'tliebuukr, a.i "reduced iiitu a butler iiJcthuU," 

sniutlicred the mme from tlie world." h oiify adaptnd lo liiuse fur nlivtn 

While thi> i) unduubtedly Ihe first Turhervilti. in the l^|iilu^uc tu lla«k< 

(Dillon, yet ttie naut uf the EtMj in^;, modestly lelU lm, Iiii excellent 

on Aiigliiiff renders it iitit the cum- ( wui eumpilud ; tor meu 

plelc-l. ilad that idiliiiii, and Ibe TIjuc nuli]»Mn'i.-, fur yeaiely byvc and 

uiii! now to be i«priiitcd bl' I49(i, (tamu, [pbiiief 

contained the aame artick'it, it mii;ht ^Vho are nat fint-, but tiMntly o 

have been < 

giving the varialii>n« of the text 

(nliii.'b nrc man})! but the cunclii- 

>ion ui the portion on Angling im- 

pliei, the same liand "cumpyfed it 

■n a gretcr volitmet" and Increbj 

prove* the must itutheolic work (hat 

printed bj ^^'jnk jn de Worde. 

Helyiiig on the re»earche« of War- 
ton, AmeSi and Herbert, it did nut 

appear neceuarj to cn')uirc into the 

prubahilily of other editions in 14»a. 

A* your Correspondent hai as«ij;ni-d 

Ifaree new one* lo that date, there 

can he no ohjcctjun to enquiring fur 

cxiitiogcupiesi andtherofcreDccmat Westwinster Abecv Ciivri 

prevent icruplei arising in tlie minds Uetirt tme Sevcntm') Cu 

of jour Keaderi, who, on referring " AhmirtiTuaAL I'aoiEco 

to the authoritictjust noted, will find (Catilittued from lol. LAX 

uftfac names ineationed br tout Cor- 1100.; 

reiuoiideBt,Toj,W.Coplau(l,TotteJ), TPHE Prg,errer, and R 
and Tab, the cariieft (Toy;, did not -> hate once more laid the 
■■"■"•"""'rr printing liH 1541. on Heiirv's Clujiplj^and ha' 

the oue prftited by John menced their oj-fralionson the Souths 

My purpusu *as cu ici ilit:ui di^mie ihuir 
trade, [l>t madf." 

,To man tlitir hanlw, awl ho« tiny luigbt 
The editions after tliC one by W. 
de Worde, are. at be*l, doub I'nl au- 
thority i and Ihe variatimin have but 
a slender claim for notke, iihiJc Ihe 
redundancy or umiuiion of 'a letter' 
must loo often be considered an tlie 
arbitrary adoption of the compositor. 
A reference 'to the best aulhenlic 
airouMl of Ihe " celebreUd Loiil Bur- 
ners" will oblige, 

Yours, &c. J. JlA!tcwooi>. 

WalFey is assigned to 1575. 
interleaved copy of Amei, now lay- 
ing before me, which belonged to the 
late'Hr.Tutet, in one of Ihe many 
nianuMTtpt additions, he d^cribes ^ 
copy in bis own poiseskiiin, end says, 
"The whole work concludes thus: 
* Here endeth Ihe Boke of Uaukyg, 
Ilunlyng, and f fyihyng, with other 
dyueri aiatheri. Ijoprynted at Lon- 
4too, in Forster Laen, by John Wa- 
Icyt' but no mealiuu of the time 
when." From theie 

1 Bjight be olherwi 

it bultreis'ortnrlel. {Us ht- 
parl, p. 4ao.; On^ VVi-dnetday last, 
1 witiiossed IlK'irniOifeurwork) three 
or four men, witli large sledge: ham- 
rners and iron wedges, wore forcing 
out, the wrought sluuei of the base> 
menl of tlie Turret (which stones ap- 
peared lo me, when so taken from 
their beds, son i>d and perfect). They 
were imniedi:itely broken into small 
particles ai rubbish; and nen wroirght ' 
slonei, ready prepared, tel up in their 
place*. I counted, while 1 slopped, 
live ttonei thas got rid ul. I luu\ed 

friined to adopt \hh list furnished), alsu with Ihe most scrupulous atten- 
a minute reference must be given la lion over the whole 'turret for the 
proper authorities, or I should Justly alled^^ed " decayed" p;irlt ; but could 

be cuBsidcrtrd at attempting to delude 
with " false lights." 

Gryndali's pcrrurmaace, or Mat-k- 
liam't " Jewel for Gevilrie," I have 
not esarained. Js the lait on the 
plan uf "The- Gentleman's Acade- 
mie'' of 1599, probably the second 
editioB ( thuugbi if it is, 1 would en- 
quife how it can " be coniulted to 
;tdvantage i" The section oo Hunt- 


and orn» enis, which, I humbly con- 
ceive, neither require their original 
forms to be rc-sfmerf (lupposing such i 
a thiu; possilile), or tlie main work, 
of the Turret to be subiuilted to the ' 
most violent of all prufetsional sn- 
saujts, incessant blowj with slcd;.;e 


6 26WestminSter^i6ej/. - -Lavuness curf.d---ItemarkableCalf. [July, 

Will any one, frora this kind of 
procedure, ensure tlie aife^y uf the 
whole pUe, kept thg^ in a continual^ 
•tate of (remulation? Bemcmber 
. the " angel-knit" groins of the in- 
terior of the Chapel, '■ hanging, u 
it were, by a thread." I conies^ I 
tremble for my jecoiid visit ; and per- 
haps, n'j next communi>:ktiun may 
*e of that awlul interest, when all 
" warning"' may be too lale. 

Last year, the Restorers exerted 
their skill on the two bultresaes 

lurxeon was desired for a 
child, a boy about nine 
years am, one of nbose'legs «us c()a- 
trarted more th>iD when a iiersoii is 
silLiiig ill a chair; be could neither 
gtrctcii it out, nor move it. I lirc-, 
scribed a relaxing liniment, of which 
carrier's oil was one chief ingredient ; 
and ordered the parts averted tu he 
gendirubbefl; but it i-as of no great 
service. 1 then euiisidered what far- 
ther might be dupe for his relief; and 
it came into my mindthnt the: ' 

(Westward) on the ^soath side of of the towa brought their kid-nkiiis, 

the Nave of the Abbey Church, imi- which were dj-y, stiff, and hard, tu be 

taliog, in some respects, the original soil and nuppte as gioteii, -by rubbing 

particulars on theadjoining buttresses, tliem with a liquor ifladeof the yolks 

not touched upou by Sir Christopher of e;.'gs and wator; hereupon I or- 

Wren ; but, oegleclnig to follow the dered the contracted parts of bis le;; 

characters in their tinials, substitutin|; to be gently rubbed two or three tiiueit 

the cap of a modern tu9c for a fo- a d:iy with the egg liquor, and. by this 

t is apparent c 

he soon recovered the perfect 
use of his leg. The liiiuor I advise to 
lie thus made: Take the yolk of a new 

iiaged linial, u:, 19 ayy^tf^nt 1 
old work. Sir C. Wren left 
of hii repair' on thi- side of the build- 
ing inioiiijilete; for instance, in the 
cnin-stones of'tho«e tiuttreises he bad 
"begim upon. The»o oegected par- 
ticulars our I'.tstarert «ave most of pure water, agitating the'mixture 
scrupulously copied ; with tbit im- that the egg and nater may be well 
frovemenl, however : Sir Chrislo- inct>rpc>ralMl, and let it be applied by 
pher's coiii-stoue.i were necessarily gentle friction. 

cut irregular, for future comple- This remedy, Mr. Urban, I have 
tlon; but our new coins are run since advisedialikecaseswiththc like 
into a r^ular sott of rns.icated happy success^ and others to whom I 
courses proper unly for modem base- have communicated it have foui^ 
i&eTit stories.' the same advantagi 

The manner of executing tbe in- 
clined OOTir^r-s or splays to the sc- 
ve.-il shn-es of the two rfslared 
-*i?llrcH!.>'. IS iacorrect in my eje ; but 
thU is but a preparatory stroke to 
those workings of the mind I must en- 
dure, as Ikey go on — to I'aroe, as it 
may be ! 

(Addison's MoQumeot is set (as ore- 
viouslj hinted)' nearly at the 
that of Handel. WTinl has 
verse determination brought about, 
to put coQtemplatife people- upon 
their duly! Handel raised mortal 
sejisatiuns to taste of immorLiI joys 
by hit enchanting art. Roubilliac, 
by his chissel, has expressed the cha- 
racter of the divioe Harmonist. The 
Addison trophy then is perhaps, after 
all, in its appropriate station ; be was 
a htunble man — his Sculptsr is do 
lets so .' J. C. 

I therefore, for 

flirted v 

;('<>d of those af- 
I by cuu traction, 

Mb. I'nBtN, ' 


Great Ruiiel-itreel, 
July 18. 

IT will probably interest .some of 
your curious Readers, as well as 
. , Naturalists io general, to be informed 

at the feet of that there is at this time a vigorous 
Bull'calf.about a fortnight old, having 
three jaws, to be seen at^Mr. Ticrner's, 
a milkman in Pentoo-strect, I'enton- 
ville. The animal it in perfect health, 
with its limbs and proportions quite 
natural; except, that there is hanging 
to the midcr-lip an extra-lower jaw, 
with a second set of teeth, another 
tongue, the posterior part of the pa- 
late, including the uvula, reversed 
and moveable, covered underneath 
with hair, and suspended by a piece 
of skin at theextr^ity of the inouthi 
This supernumerary appendix 

j\eiegale-il. July 2S. 

i.Uai . _ . _„ . _ „ , ... 

-4NVy^rs ago, while I livedat not to bew sensible astbeotherjan 
Yeovil in :30inenettbite, my and the additional tongue is itefeclin 

1S09.] Mr. Cmttenden. — Lord Valentia. — Greqk 'Proverbs. 627 

at ils root, nor does it appear to lie 
possc^Hi^ of voluDtarv motion. Tbe 
owner is willing lo sell the Callto any 
Katuralint, or olhcr high bidder. 

.You™, &C. W. Bl-AIB. 

Mr. Urban, ^,i^ MiddU,. JuIs n. 

(^LEBICUS, p. 548, pfufeaaes In 
^ have some Lulicrs tvrillen l)v 
Mr. Robert Crultendeu to Dr. Dod- 
dridge, which be iswiilinsto commu- 
nicate to any surviTors of Mr. Crut- 
lenden's family. It woiild very much 
satisfy me to tee theae Lt'lters of my 
grandfather : my mother, the only 
lurvivinp daughter of Mr.Crultenden, 
unites with me in requesting^ your kiud 
offices on this occasion with your 
Correspondent, Mr. Cruttendeu pos- 
sesaed considerable talentBas a Writer, 
and vns connected vith many diatio- 
guished person* in the Literary world. 
My mother is now in her S6th year, 
and has liurvived jiU tbe cbildren of 
Mr. Cruttenden. 


Mr. Urban, Bedford^ Julg 25. . 

IN the third volume of Lord V'alen- 
tia'a Travela, lately published, is 
an InBcription, copied from a <:o- 
)umn in a Mosque at Dauiietta. His 
Lordabip informs us Fp. 4S0), that to 
bin) "it U nuile untntelligible : that 
it is cerlaialu not entire/g in Greek, iMf r 
atlif othtr ckaractem, bvl teeuutabe 

To me it appears to he pure Greek. 
Above it is a Cross, flourished aod 
qmameuted, rather defaced at the 
suromil. The form of the letters 
(which ari3 all cajntals) is the fame 
as is now usedliy the modern Greek* 
ia their books printed at Venicu and 
tbe liinian Islands. In the characters 
employed by our Printers, it would 
be aa follows: 



t'Aytet riirpyi; 
I have restored the letters which 
appear to me to have been defaced, 
at the end of tbe first, second, and 
Ibird lines. 

K'E is a very commuD abhreviaT 
tion for KT?IE. 

St. Georre ia the Patron SaiiK of 
the Greek Church. Tbe Inacription, 
therefore, may be thus translated : 
" Lord I remember me in Iby kiiig-'- 
dom,for the sakeof (or through thein- 
tercessioii of) thy servant St. George." 

You will readily perceive, that 
this P.pitapb is e;ipressed nearly ia 
the woid^of the penitent Malefactor 
to Our Saviour on the Cross ; Luke 

" Lord, ri^member me, when thou earnest 
in thy Kiogdom." 

Philip Hwnt. 

Mr. Urban, Hackney, Julg 9. 

Wl^ are much obliged tO' you for 
Mr. Hall's set of Proverbi^ 
SayingsfromtheGreeks,p.428. Eras- 
mus, who has mentioned some of them, 
tells us, that wlien the Greeks meant 
fo say llint a man was uselessly, fool- 
isblv, or improperly employed, tbey 

He is teaching 

) dog U 


He is giuemg chalk ; 

He is sounding the trumpet before tbe 

He is putting meat id a ehamber-pot; 

He is taking a post 10 kill a bae; 

He is idling: an O" to calob a hare; 

He is doing what is done j ■ 

He is promising golden mountains ; 

He is taking a^. hammer to spread a 

He is i;eeking Rgs vltere only brambles 

He is taking a hair to diaw a waggon. , 
a ^ew corkespondeni. 

Abcbitecthbal Innovation. 



FUR VVhittingAdin, read Whitting- 
ton, p. SaS b. I. S9.— ' The Ar- 
chitecture of trance undenvenl a 
tulal change in the I'nelfth Century,' 
p. 5Sa h. I. S5 ( read thin as a nuotation. 
Part II. Ciiapterl. "The Abbey 


628 Architectural Innovation, No. CXXXVI. . [July, 

in<>it ipleudid drst;;)) : " Marble co- Our Author then proceed] tu give, 
tuAiii*, feting t;ill, vbIIi painted on ingenerBlterma.suinpfaintideaut'lhe 
a guM ground, paT^meol composed elevations, particularly of the Choir, 
at nch mosaic, roof extemall; to- where, he tdli us, that luine of (he 
Tcred with y;n\ii. He." ibia. After archer are roiiud (which he cnlls " the 
thi) dciciption our Author seen s to round |ioint" but does not exphin 
discredit hisairthoritt. He then con- »hat llie round point can possibly 
tinucs: " It was jirubahl; of in> great mean)) and others " Poiuted, ii> coo- 
ex(cnt) but, thou^ rude an<: bar- leituefire of the arrangement of tb^ 
Iraruu^ in ta<ite, it mi^ht still be piMars, &c. i and this among a iiBin- 
gaiidf and brilliant, &r."' p. 79. — her of iuidaiires whtre the Poihtcd 
" I'lie nitars of llie Chapel*, "bich, Aacn iB'it tued from acdttrnl and 
aecordingtu the antient custom, stood nrcesiUj/fbrJarc it became an e^eet 
insulated, and w^■re open behiiid for 'if' lastn" p. H7. After thi« ct>nfei~ 
the reception of relicks, were placed sion, that the Pointed Arch was an 
close lo the nallii, &c. about the "accidental introduction,'' whnt be- 
jear 1588," p. 79. With us, the Al- ciimcs of Ihc hij;h-sou»ding and con- 
tars o> all devriplions appear (in lidcnt aiiertiuD m the Preface, p. viii. 
inoumeraiile iiMtm' es), either from that "the Gothic (Painted, raLiun- 
[>an of the tables being still .in e\> allj' i oken of) Style aupeared at 
iltencc, or the uiuriiceo reresien and once throughout Chrislenoom T' 
brackets fur supporting of them, In this " Purvey" of St. Germain, 
De\or to have been insulated. In we arc lell almost in a state of 
small Ch3).tls, they were let into the utter darkm'i), or "gloomy" ud- 
Basleru nalli and in Cboiri they certainty, as to the arrangement, de- 
were let into the basement of liio coralions, and dt^tail of parts; and 
' a ftar-scrcens themselves. Consultthe what little ti^ht has been diftused, 
Calbedr:>li of Uurham, Gloucester, most evidentty shews »ur Author'a 
&c. I Abbev Churclies of Gtaslcm- incapacity to go into that ncceuary 
bury, SI. A [ban's, &c. With us, the protessiima) description, which, from 
place for containing the rclickt and the title of the wiirlt , we were led lo 
ihrine* of Saiats vas immediately be- e^ipectj and fnrther, that his ex- 
liind the altar-screens, called Chapels ploratiun was but a morntntary gaze. 
«r Feretories, as at Durham, West- This, indeed, mily cinlld be alluwed 
tninster, Winchester, York, flzc. Per- to those who were, in the short s^iacd 
haps our Author's inonperience in ,of two years, tu "survey" ihffM- 
tliose sort of arrangements made him tensire country iif France (to say no- 
niiicouceive the mranicg of the his- thing of the !{limp<e besloned in the 
torical account h^has quoted, — " In- sliide over Itnlv, &c.l to lind raale- 
terior ol the Church is low and rials for a poblicalion IhU was tu 
gloomy I bcin^ principally lighted by tilorifi a foreign naiion atlhee^pence 
imall windows, reseiiibling those of of our own. 

our Saxon buildings," p, 86. To Chapter U. "The Abbey of St. 

any tliat the windows of our Saxon Genevieve ('' the dcNCriplion of 

tinildtngs are small, &c. is an »s«cr- which is but superficially gone into, 

tion as fasc, as that hi* kmtwledge and its " Fafude" (West hnml) and 

in our Auliuuitiei was littile and tri- Interij>r, in r:-gard to the diliil, bare- 

flin^. Itobiild the ntafuilii^eof the Ijrnijticed; and concludes with these 

West window of IJurham, lines: " It is too mi\ed and mean 

Tewkesbury Abbey Ihurcb, &t. .a sFruclure to afford a fair sireeimcn 

though now JillcJ'in wtlh pointed oflhe early Ojilhic of that country," 

Windows, and Irviery of siih- p. 04. Why then bring it iulo notice 

(equen' dates, ['.tamijie the Snxbn at ail r In fuel, it' \^'esL Kront isuii- 

windo»s of the Cathedra) of Gloii- worthy to stand in compcLition with 

Crater, St. Albar.'s, .-uiilhwcli Minster, most of our Paroclii^l Churches, itiueh 

ftc. '&c. wherciji etery due propor- IcssourAbbeysorCathedrals. Ihave 

tion, according with the upri;>lit>, before nic a print of the Wi-at view 

is to Ik: met wilh. Pr'oi/t without "f bl. G oevieve's Church, drawn in 

end inij;hL be adduced lo shew our the sevcnteciilh century by .Silvester, 

Saxun window* wen- never cimslrucl- fiom which lake thisdcieription: 

ed of a small s ze, exc. pi in Crypli, f lirec pointed Door-Wdys, with co- 

Tow^rstot'.e t-xli'rior, walls ol LaK luiiins.and archilravps : these Door-, 

tIeS) and Other places of defence, W*'!l* '■*< divided by plain bullrcs^es 

* without 

1 809*] Architectural Inkovatios, Na CXXXVI. 

glo thi- tup 


without «plaf SI, aacending to thi- tup Atcbes, jkIdU} with le mi-circular 

of thee)evauo:i, which is in fuur s<i)- oiil-i, in oui' AbhejCburcliat Aialinea- 

ries. Fiist Story. The three Door- burj, d ite 610, thiee teniiiries prior 

wajsasahove. — Second .-tor; . b>iiiHi[ lo mch dlRiiiaj' JD ranee. "Our be- 

circuiar Wiiidun, with tranerj, aiid, lief tliaf tke E.i;;liiib Arti.sU (1144) 

rl^ht and ifft, a small pi Jii pointt^d ware (irlof to those of other u.itioni 

WUidow. — Third Story. Fojr amall in Ihe uac o( Ihc I'oiiiled Arch, miut 

plain Wiudomt, with circular head*. 
— Fourth Stiiry. One vnall circular 
Window (lighting Ibe roi.r], Tiie^ie 
several WindoT» are without mul- 
lioa9,&c. Thepedintentdpiti'bol Ihe 
roof gives the hnish ts Ihe elevation. 
I leJive it to my Reader'* decision, 
whether such a buiidiiig a* this de- 
served a plate in a general exempli 
ficiitioa, to prove ttie s 
tbe architectural skill of 
that of England. 

Chanter III. ".'t. Oen.s" (dali 
(of the Last lTont)priHliicu.iiieli'i:t.'t( 
confused ricbneis, iidviwiudligiit an 
■hade, whicii forms one of l:it- grcai 
est triumphs of this ^tyle of Arch 
teiture,"p. 107. Our Abbey ChnriL, self ^ 
Westminster (having been ihewu howei 
drawing* of St. Deiiyi nidde in Ihe 
years. 1803 and 1803, io the poiset- 
sion of Major Anderson), 1 am, iu- 
clincd to believe, gave the idea to 
France, fgr Ihe con struct iiiu of these 
kind of buttresses at SI. Uenys, which 
vei^ much Resemble Ihoso ut our 
Abbey, erected by Henry lU. KiS, 
thirty-sis years prior to Ihe com- 
pletion of St. l>ei>ys. " Tile interior 
presents a more regular and magni- 
ficent prospect — a prospect which can- 
not fail to remind tlie English tra- 
veller of our grand national recepta- 
cle of monuments, though it certainly 
surpasses it, both iu tlie richness and 
' lightDCsii of its Architecture," iiU. 
Tbis assertion is what no Englishman, 
who«e Qiind is not contaminated with 
veiled prejudice, crji 

ablj shalii'Q," p. 109. Let 

Malmcshury once more sindicute the 

pnorit> of design in my counlrymeu. 

A number of instances are iiere iu- 

Ij'oduccd, with a view to prove tlw 

bacivw rdaessofour ancestors 'n using 

the Pointed Arch; that is, ne were the 

humble copyists of i'rini'£, Ihe g^reat 

exempllfier of the I'ointeil Style ( and 

rity of hisli-t uf our Eccicslas.ical /inftuJi'cns 

■e over is run out in the tiro Wesicru Toners 

of Durham Laihedral, with this dale . 

18S.S (p. 111.) In Moure's co.rrect 

■> List of Moiuuteriei, Su: in Great 

Britain," the d te itaiids 993. Here 

lUen our Aultior h.M shewn his iu-, 

correctness, nut alune in dales, but 

description, as the Tower is in it> ^ 

iplete Saxon work. It may, 

i>e ubaerTed, that a few 

foiled Windows, 'ut' a very recent 

?eriod, have been stuck about the 
'owur. This will aico co .lirm how 
hasly the young man was in his com- 
parison. " The boid and sirikiiig ele- 
vation which distingui>he:i tiie nurks 
of tbe French Architects, is very 
remarkable in this Church (St. 
Denys), where the Nave Is 90 leet 
high," ibid. Oh, the fatality of 
French prepnswBsiou 1 Our Abbey 
Church, Weit'.iinster, in the Nave, 
101 feet high. "The works at &t. 
Uemiis aS'urd a further illustraliiin 
uf Ihe su|>erior advances nf the French 
■ia (lotliic Architecture," itfrf. — " The 
upper range (of windows) at St. Den- 
nis are eiAin«atly roagnillcent, that 
none at all similar or ciimparsble can 
be adduced from the contemporary 

4ubmitto read with iiidincrence. The buildings of this Country," p. IIZ. 

above-iuentiuiied Draniii^s plainly An uuprofctsional or. uusatlsliictor^ 

■hew, ttia; the interior of SI. Denys expl,ination of these windows is gi- 

is much inferior lo our "^randna- vent which, notwithstaniling their 

tioiial receptacle;" and as for "rich- boasted superiority, iieem to fall fir 

uess and lightness of A rchi lecture," short in their dimensions and "dow- 

what cut possibly surpass it* Eastern, ery" tracery, to those in tbe. Tran- 

interior end or Choir, aud the two septs uf Lincoln ; whicli ;:rc c>?rtainly 

Transepts i "But it is, certai 
the earliest arches of that shape 
(Pointed) which occur in the Archi- 
tcciure uf thc'middic ages (beginning 
of the eleventh century), &c." p. 10». 
This assertion inu.^t lie corrected < .nee 
j}giun a general display of Boiated 

of a much earlier dale than those of 
bt. Oeunts; its date, 1381; Lincoln. 
UU. A triumph is excited, that 
those " eminently niagnibcenf' win- 
dows, "if cuDipared with the more 
simple combinations of Westminster 
Abbey, aud other contemporary build- 


!i^s of Bnglaod, the superitir ad- C(iliinin!i, rich compartmented but- 

VMice* of the French Architect' will tresses, in four iiturie), witli small aniT - 

. be imiuedialely manifest," p. 113. delicate pinnacles. From Ihe buE- 

The turn of the finishings of the lres*es rise« the pcdinienl t iti moald- 

Weslminsler windows ar# a chaste mgs i'nriched, snd-its crocketa tur.:ed 

jeneral with the most beautiful foliage. Ou 

_ uipect, a bracket, over the point of the arch, 

that our Aulhof sufTcrcd, his .jiid^- is'a'statuc of Our Lord, seated; and 

.ment to be led astray i he, no doubt, the linial to the pediment composes 

was unacquainted that, at various a canopy over the slalue. Prom the 

feriods with us, and of course Id sides of the pediment rise two angels 

nuice, the muilions and trace rj of onbrackets. The whole of this nork 

the original windons of fabricks liad is repeated on tlie 5'nulli side of the 

Dodergonc one, two, three, or four Monument. Theintcntofthcstatue), 

renewals, with regard tu their fitti.agg- however, are diRerent, giiin;; oilier 

in ; and it is very common to see one uoble personages ; the seated statue 

rauge of windows with us, say baxim, on thia tideii that of God the Father 

contuning the varied .tracery of (he receiving (he soul of -he deceased, 

thtrtceuth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and supported by two aiigels. The iate- ' 

siitecntu centuries t and executed rtor tinishtngv of tlie Monument are , 

at those limes when any of the win. full of sculpture*, both of statues and- 

donTs in their work wanted repair or ornament . The tomb part of this' 

renewal. Hence, may not the famed work, and its asis, are despoiled of 

windows of St; Ucmiis stand with- the their euric urn enls. Ou the lop of the 

Hling!i-in'Ofsub9(^<|uenl periods? An- 'tab of the lamb are the indrtits, once 

•wer ine this, my masters 1 Let us containing a brass of the effigies of 

hare a r^ular drawing of one of the deceased *. 
the windows, and then for victory! II praises were wanting to-evince " 

" It would be imposs'ble, perhaps, the vast superiority of this desren 

to lelect two more striking mstances over that of Dagobert, the task would 

of the superiority of the French in lar exceed my humble ability) but 

the thirteenth century/ in the arts the detail of each here introduced, 

of Sculpture and Uecoratiou, than I trust, will decidedly award the 

the tomb of Dneohert, the principal wreath " to that NatioD which best 

fuuudcr of the Church," p. 113. la deserves it." In regard to Uie real 

looking over the plate of this Mo- purposes of an At-chitectur^l " fur- 

ninncnt in Montfaucon, I find that it vey," we are with this Church, as at 

consists nf an arch, wi;h small sta- Si. Germain's, again plunged in doubt 

tues of angels in the architrave, sup- and uncertainty. 

ported by nich's right and left. At these Remarks have necessarily 

containing the slatue of a king and exceeded the limits I nroposcd, they 

X queen. Within the arch, at the will be concluded in the next Hiscef- 

basemenl, is a very ordinary touib, 'any; at which time, an Engravii^g 

bearing the recumbent statue of Ua- of the West frront of York Cathedral 

. gobert. On the back-ground aliTlve, will be submitted Iq the Renders, as 

n series of basto-relievnt. Over the a comparative example with that of 

arch of the Monument rises a pedi- tOt Cathedral of Rbeims, given fur 

nent ; in the tympanum, three small the Frontispiece to the work under* 

. statues^ the lines of the pediment disquisition. An Abchitect. 

are run with crockets and a fiiiial. ■ . - 

Pinnacles with crockets rise from co- Mr. Urban, July 18. 

lumnioneachsideofthedcsigu, which. \ BOUT the year IS90 Cards were 

is thus (erminaled. XL invented to divert Charles VJ. 

\otwithstaniIing the above date then King of France, ubo was fallen 

(thirteenth century), the Monument into a melancholy disposition. That - 

in 'question falls far short of one of they were not in use before appears 

SMmilar design in Beverley Minster, probable, 1st, because tio Carils are 

called the Lady Percy Monijment. to be seen in any painting, sculpture, 

11 gives, on the North side, an arch, tapestry. Sic. more antient tti^n tbe 

filled with royal statues, and a pro- 

fusion of oriiamenls. supported by • Eogtaved in Cough's Sejiutchral Mo^ 

rlusters«f columns; oaeacb side the nancDU. 


l80S.'\Origin»fCards.-'lriah Peerages.— LitaarTfIrUell!.gence.6^i 

preceiliag period, but are represented dEiughtcrii. 

in mauy works ol' ingenuity ^inci: that fee, it necni! 

age. ^e^tfadlj, du prulii bit runs re- of tlic dnugJiters was passL'd bj. 

lativc to Cards by Ibe KiDg;'»cdit'ts Pierce, i.ord CuUer,' died 

are meulioned, tJioiigh suine few Juncr n»d, and whs succe::Jed b} Ki- 

jedrs betore a miiit^iievere' one wai chard Uulier, lUh Lord, sun uf J.imm 

published, forbidding by niirae all BuUer. who died, ^u{y I7S8. Uu. ai 

mruitier of sports and pastimes,- tu tlie latter tui'vi ved i.oid Pierce, was 

order thai the sub.fects inigiit exercise he not the eleventh Lurd I 

tbeuiselvet iu shooting niih-buws aud A CoNSTJt>v Rvadex. 

arrows, and be in a condition lo o,i- ■ 

pose tbe English. >ow ills not to be LITERARY IM'iilLLIGENCE. 

presumed tUat )o ailuriug a game as The publicaliua of the SecoD4 

C-Attin would have been omitted hithe Kuiuberot 'IkesuahN Splendid "U^ 

enuniecation had' they bi.'en in i)s<^ Itrj uf Pictures' nus been puslpuned . 

Thirdly,iiiulItbcl^clc*iattic.ilCaDoiis (o the next se.'Suu, on accuuot uf 

' " : said time, there oclum auii^e arraagemeu<« which the Fro- 

"" d), though SO years piieiort h.ivi! louiid il iiei^essary tm 

d-piailngwasinter- uia.te, in order to secure ibe laiue 

dieledfheLlcrgy byaG;iiiiciauijnoil; eitelieucc in llic coioUMiig «f the 

about the same time is luuiid in the Flutes ai was displayed in the l<ir8t 

account of the King's coifeierlhet'ol- Siumber. When these arrangement* 

lowing charge : " Paid for a paek of are completed, it is slated, that ihe 

painted leaves bought for liie Kiag's pubiicaiiun will proceed re-uiarly, 

aniuscmeul, 3 livrcs." Prhitlng and and with as much expedition a* eaa 

sl^iiijiin^' not being discovered, lljc be expected lo'dwiirk ol such a nature. 

cardi werepaintcd, which made tlicniJK) Mr. 11. Look, of M. Albaii's (under, 

dear; thtnce, in the above Synodicul the patronage ot Lord (irinistan). 

Canons, they are r-Ai^^itpanelta: fUta:, h!L»Just liuonred the curioua with an 

painted Utile leaves, l-'uurtlilj, about accurate Heprescntition of a Paint- 

SO years alter this, came a severe '"g discovered in the Chuich uf ^L 

edict against Cardi in Piaiice, and i^iithael, St. Alhiiii's, in the counlj 

another by Emanuel Duke of bavoj, of iiertlord, in October 1803, upon 

only admitting tiic ladies this pastime, tak.o^ down i.-rae boards, which bad 

pro ipiimlU, for pms and needles, s rved aa a cotbi" or linipg of the 

Observe, Mr. Urban, this wus iu the antient Uood-luft. between the .Nave 

14th century: Uuw unlike the belles and Cfaancel of 'ihc Church. The 

of tbel9lh! STKeuANus. greatest part of it was painted in Uis- 

^ — teiii[)er upon Ihe wall; but Ihe lower 

Mr. UhBiIM, July 6, pari, which is distmguishcd in the 

WHEai^.isa correct Table of Priut \>j a semi-circular mark, was 

Precedence to he found i The painted iu oii-colours, upon a board 

, Tiible given b^ Blackslone in his Com- sbapid so aa to fill up Ihe arch in 

I mentanei differs in many uarticulais the vrall. — At the same time, the head 

fromtheonef issuiugfrointheUcralds' of a King, believed to be thai of 

office, the Pecr^ex.&c. I particularly Henry V'l. painted in Distemper upoB 

ill assigning rank lo Coloiiels iu the board, was found fixed to the wau ui 

army, &c the same Church. 

Tbe pedigrees oftlieOrraond family Mrs. Uavi.kv will shortly publish 

do not alale clearly trom whence Ihe a work, in Ihrue volumes duooeciino, 

title bf Baron in that family is taken, under Ihe title uf " Vacation Eveu- 

but iu a patent.tbe Duke of Ortnond ingst" eousisfin^ of lamiUar con* 

is called UaruD ofjjrcle t ijU. ^''f^li"" ' versatioui on various interesting tub- 

Tbe Marqnii of Tbomond i^ styled Jectx of Literature and Morals; in- 

Barou of Uurren in some uf 'the terspersed with some original Tales 

Peerages ; qu. when was that honour and Pocrus, aud iTccasionu selectio;it 

conferred?' from olher Writers. 

Why'is ViscouDtMountgarrctcalled The Uer. J. Wilsov, of Cheara 

Baron of Kelts, no patent appearing School, has announced his iutentiua ' 

for that honour ? of publishing, iu a Series of Letters, 

John, twenty-Gfth Lord Kinsale, an lutroduc^un to Bp..Uutler'sAiialo- 

aucceeded as heir male alter Gerald, gy of ^atfiral and Revealed Religion, 

twenty-fourth Lord,thc latter leaving Ur. M^Kaiuic's Hislerj ot lbs 



County of Cardigan i< in a state of 
conniikrcbk- lurv.a;(li.< « "t pY-cs*. 

Mr. tii«in:iiL*Nu iJMi(.osis((. i.ub- 
luh, by lUbbcri tion, in u 4to volume, 
tnulic '.I'liia I'tajH, iiut btforc jirintc.l. 

Tbe Chninidc ol Jn*i'ioK w ucilt- 
)y rcprHXeil, in Iwu vollnl^C1t igunrln, 
to corre^pnud mill tlitxi- <if Iliilins^ril 
and Uall, unil will verj iliortly be 
pHbtiihMl. Kabina wiil luccced it ul 
prm, uu<Icr tlie direciioii of au -jbla 

' A Collection of FnrcM, and otliur 
Afterpieces, in seven v«!uii.c», lojal 
eigliteem, nilt short!}' be piibli>1ied. 
The Reledion ■[» iiinilc liv .Mr<. Indi- 
BALO, and Hill lorm a dJ^irnble Mi|^ 
pie., enl lo lier « britisli Tlicalr-.." 

Mr. W. \V*i.o h^i i.tnri)- rradi fur 
publitaliiin, a Diitiimiiry of rboinis- 
trj and Miiicralogv, in our loliinir. 

Mi» A.M. foniEo'H nrw Niivcl, 
"The llouic of Braganza,'" iiill ap- 
pear earl)- in .Atigntt. 

The Kpv. t. « AKEB, of BiddcndcD, 
is engaged ill fTcpar'm^ for the preta 
■.line Krinarkfl on tlie Veriion ol the 
hew Tv«t3inent, laid; puhliihcd, on 
the bails of Abp. \ewconie'»1ranila- 
tion, bv (he London Unitarian Society. 

A ttorh, under the title or"Talei 
of other fountrieii," ix b the pren. 
The Talet arc founded on cireiim- 
ftancn relating to the Author in hi* 
travel* through loiue of the Conti- 
nental Cunntries. 

Mia Wilson i» rcprinling tier let- 
ters on Antie'iit Hislorj. 

" Ccelebi" has given rise to a tariety 
of puhlicatioiu oii a siinijar plan. In 
' adailion tu those which have already 
iHued from the prcu, another, pro- 
fessing to be OD t,he same phiii and 
ffinciples as that popular ^urk, has 
een announced as in preparalioii, 
by a Clergyman. 

Dr. EnHottstO!! Iiatinthepress "A 
.VieiT of the A..tic-iil and present State 
of the Zetland (Shetland) Ishind ;" em- 
bracing tlic history of every thine 
C«nnec(ed with that ciointry. It will 
form two voluiiiet in octavo. 

Mr. UiOLiNn, author of '"Letters 
on Antieol and Modem History," &c, 
li engaged upon n lieneral History of 
Euro)ie from (he Conciusinn of the 
Peace in 178:1 to the present time. 

Mr. ILowtan Buntiko of BelfMt 
hai iuiwd Propotaliforpubtiihing by 
iiibicriplion, " The Antieiit Mmic of 
Ireland, BdnitltMi lo the Piano Forte, 
with I'oetry lor »n,i:c uf tlio Me- 
lodie*, bj^ CAHrBBi-L and otbcn." 


Prefixed will be given an extensive 
hlcmoir <.n lite Harp; and in the 
cuiir«c of tin: work ucump .raliteview 
of the principal ttrin^d insirmiicnls 
of Antii|uitv, and an mqniry Into Die 
Highland mid Lowland rausickofM^ot- 
laiid, nith some necouut of the Bag- 
pipe, wilt be introduced. We under- 
stand the work h at press, Mid is ex- 
pected lo be ready lor publication bjr 

The Rev. H. J. Enapp will ibortlj 
puhfifh '* Au Abridgment of L'liivenaJ 
IliKluryndvipiL'd to the Csenf Families 
find SdiiiKls, divided into Portions 
calculated fur each Day's Learning, 
t'l which are annexed ap|iropriale 
tjnestions for t*.e Instructor." 

A Catiilogue of the Library of the 
Royal Institution will suun be ready 
for publication. It contains the Ijte 
Mr. Astle's Library, uitd the best au- 
thors on every branch of knowledge. 
it it methodically arranged, with an 
Index on a plui partiv new ; which 
renders it of the greatest use io oil 

The tvro gold medab, value five 
guineai each, left by Sir W. Brownie, 
theflntfor the best Greek Ode (in 
imitation of Sappho) ii adjudged to 
Mr. Edivard Bloniefield, of Cains col- 
lege ( fuh]tcl De»ldeiiuin Famoni ; — 
the secand, for the best Latin Ode (in 
imitation of Horace) to Mr. Lonsdale, 
of Klng'scollege; subject, LuiltattU 

We have lo announce that a new 
edition of Woou's Athens tixoniensM 
h preparing for publication, with many 
CorrccI ions and additions. 

The late Mr, Por^on's lar^e paper 
copy of the splendid Ijrenville Uoroer . 
was not, a* erroaeonsly suppoKd iu 
ourlattCp.5i7) uurchaieiihy the Mar^ 

auisof Biickingnam. It was knocked 
own to .Messjs. Payne and MackiaLiy 
111 Ihc ?=lrand, who dispost-d of it iui- 
medialely fur a hundred pounds. 

Metsri. Laurie and Whittle have 
printed and circulated a very civil (but . 
spirited) Letter to Lord V*i.BMti.\ > 
who, io his late excel lent Work, has tn- 
i^rted tome disparaging remarks un 
certain Charts published by them. 

The Uiiiver«ity of Aberdeen has 
conferred the degree of LL. U. on 
Sahuel Guise, esq. who brought 
from India the purest collection of 
MS5. ever imported into this couotrv 
(<ee an acrount of Ihem in the British 
Critic, I'eb. 1803) i also many rare 
lodiaii Cameos and Intaglios. 

11. Gothic 

Review of -New Puhlicatiiflis. 

1 809.] 

•77. Oatt)ic Ormmenlf in the Cathedral " Prem the scaffoldit 
Chunk of York; dntxn and elched by purpoBe of repairins thi 


erected for fH* 

J«epb H*lfi)enii]', 1195. ' 
Todd and Sant, York ; C. and B 
win, London. 1800. 

inside af Uis 
I had an opportunity of 
making a mote faithful drawing of the 
Paintings than could have been dode fraia 
the ground, the whole bemg mucii im- 
paired by Time. Hnirevar, there wei* 
iflicient rrroaini to ascertain- the design 
ry to adtl, that. 

THIS flplendtd and Bccurate Pobll- 
catiun, eoBiiiting of CV Plate*, 

■ndft brief Dwcrrntion m Letter Press, of ",h"'i|i) 

wai briefly noticed tn toI. LXX. p. an exami 

750. It cumprisM CLXXV dilferent found in such a stale of decay as to mak* 
SperimentoftiothieArchitecture.and it necessary to take down th« •hole. Con- 
Four general Views, taken from thfl scquently, this antitnt and vencrabia 
iotemal Pari* of tbe Chorch -and 

CbaptsT'hoaRe ) which lattsfactorilj 
explain tbe situatipo thai the respec- 

jifferent ttyle of design at the leveral 
|ieriodi of building, conr«; a just 
idea.uf tbe magoific£Bce gf the whole. 
From the brefilj of the Deicrip- 
tiop of the Plates there ia not much 
op portnnitj of select tuD. Tet it inaj 
be proper to observe, that each Plate 
u clearly and distioctl; illustrated ; 
•■d in several instances the Reader is 
enlertaioed and instructed bj valua- 
- ble histaricai remarks. For example, 
jrfter explaining the Plate about of 'L'^rsh''AmiiiuTt"iJs'aarthc"ai.* 
"Pour Comparmients in the Chap- courager. of EngU Artiata. 
ter-houK," Mr. Ualfpenij odds, ^ ^ 

" Hi«toiy inloTDU ua, that the Aria and it, Frsginenta Vetiista ; or, ihi Remeha tf 
Science* were introduced into tbis Island ^ntifnt BaikFrngt in York ; dravn and 
in the serenlh ceohiry; and that in tbe etoled 4j Joseph aalf|ienny. 1801 

tooth century, in the reign of King Ed- THig Collection, thoiirh in a dif- 

gar, Painting »as then held n^ess^y to fcrent itjie, l> a YerJ suiUble eoni- 
lUHiion to the preceding volui 

Illustrating a door on tbe aide of 
the North aile of the naie at tha 
chnrch, Mr. U. obterves, 

" The apenin; of tiiis dtor is right feet 
high and four (tet seven inches side. It 
is evidently an alteration made after OM 
finishing of that part of the church ; and 
by the anns of France, vhidi is fleur d4 
li» leme, must have be»u done prior to 
Henry V. as the arms were then changed 
tothree fleur de lis." 

We are glad to see a respectable 

(though not very nuraeruus) List of 

Subscribers; and warriily recoinmend 

the niork to all who wish well lo the 

I,' and particularly to the Lover* 

the accoinpliabnient of. a refined educa 
fi™. Yet Mr. Horace Walpole, 
"Anecdotes of Painting," says, that the 
earliast account on record, he could meet 
with, is dated fiS3, in nhich King Henry 
. 111. orders the Sheriff of Southampton to 
have the King's Chamber at the Ca»le of 
. Winchetterpaintcd with the saineHiatorjes 
' . and Pictures with which it was first paint- 
ed. On ciHiiparingtbeChapler-bouie nith 
the Cathedral. i( will be found that the 
Btyle of the Wiodows, ButlTesGee, Foliage, 
Heads, and the sii^ular intrcduction of 
Crateaque Figiim on the parapet of the 

me pari 

contains XXXY beautiful Views of 
well-chosen subjects. 

York cannot fail of being an ob- 
ject of interest to the HistonaD and 
the Antiquary. The City was built 
by the Roman*, and fortified with 
lofly towers and bjgh-built walli; and 
it was for a contiderable time the teat 
of the BoBian Emperors. 

" When the Romans Bitbdrew thSm- 
seW«t, and left Brittun a prey ta the bar- 
barous Nations, so large a share of tfiose 
miseries fell upoa tbis City, that, Wf*«nl( 
conclusion of tbe Scotch and 3aioa 
9, it »as nothing but a ehadon of what 
i for, when Paulinus pieachcil 
■- the Saxons in ■ ' - 

Christie I 

la reduced it 

in the Vave, or Weal End of the Church, 
foanded in U9I ; and that some of these 
peculiarities are not to be tbund in that 
part of the Chnrch which was bailt either 
prior or subsequent to tbe West End. 
It therefbrv ^ems reasonable to fit the 
buildiug of the Chapter-house at or about 
'1291; and if it i* admitted that the 
Paintings in the Citing are cootval w'rth 

the Building, tlus Specinwn of the An of Jj^f^^arj^io [.njia ■ 
PaintBK may be ctassed with the tfldost -,i,i„h h. L. i ..~.n=^,i.i .i. <■ ■"",'"'. " 
-. h.r!r.-~ M.. K-Ln.w[.™ which he had Scarce laid the foundatMU 

wehavfluitheK.nsdOB.. ^(,^„ ^^ jj^_ leaving the *ork to "be 

GsNT. M*c. July, 1B09, __ completed. 

a " . . . '^ 

le whole City 
nnonl even a small Church 
) bapti:'e King Edwin, who ui 
tbe year fiST- erected a fabric!: of wood for 
'le purpose of divine worship, mtendifig. 

completed by hi 

Hevim of -Nv^ Publications. [July, 

A.M. /Veien4„j,qf LiniMln, anrfj^ftA- 
*ac<,« qf-St. Alban's. P»b!:sM afjha 
Jteqiicl of Ihe Clet^g present. Riviug- 
tUQS. Ho. pp. 53. 

PURSUING the train of reflection 
which with the grea est peritpiL-iiitf' 

r, King OsBdU. 
City began lo he great 
in epcleiiastical dignify.; bqJ, notwith- 
tlanding the destruction that bcfel it in 
the time of William the Conijuerot, yet 
in the reign of Henry V, jt appean to 

haTe greatly increaied, from the List of J'""^'' *'"* *^^ grea ett peritpiciiitT 
PariihChurchesandotherReligioiisHouBei "" '"' J^" unfoided (vol. LXXVIlf, 
■"-'■-.ered upon oatli to the King's Commis- P- 801), the respectable Archdeacon 

iiimber of t( 

to Mr. Drake I'l lake bii on _ .. ., 

Churches. 17 Cliapelsi 16 Hospitals, and 
9 Religious Houses; of whicli great num- 
bers ere utterly destroyed hyTiinej and 
of many eveu the vei^ tit* it unknown 
•tthis day-:- an pneonlrovertible proof of 
the great ase and Uencftl of topographi- 
ilraijng.the history of 

t> of Aniiqully, which 
rajjiclly Basting away, 
sort are the history of 

ir forefathers, and transmilli 

past ages ; 

li of Time is 

anded donn by laithfui represent- 
■iioos, ihey will give lectures of inatrnc- 
tion to man, and will also afford him in- 
, .tellectual pleasure; as whatever brings to 

light the 

"Tliat the remains of Antiquity iu York 
*re, by Time, and various alterations 
which frequently take place, declining 
almost into oblivion, is eo manifestly 
dear as to require no ferther obseryatloni 
and although some detached Prints have 
been published, 1 havi:, n^wilhstanding, 
Keen iiuluoed to offer a selection of sub- 
jects,, accompanied with exli-avts &om the ' 
best authorities, in one volutno; anil al- 
though the iofrriority, of the enecutioo of 
the Platei, to many iu similar, publica. 
tloni at this period, may be great; yet 
the advantages of local residenn: may, it 
is hoped, produce a minute attention to 
(he various parts. 

according expatiates on the parallel which niighC 

easily be drann between the ciifire 

proofs of iVatural and llevealed Re- 

Iigiot). , 

"The slightest glance at any of the 
heaihe^i system: will convince us that 
Rhalever may be prelfnUeri, ihey depart 
wiile y from that conformity to Nature 
»hich adapts the scheme of Christian duty 
to ordinary life, and yet provides for the 
best impmvement of Ihe chitracter of 
man.": . .''When Hie Divine Word p-peaks ' 
home to the mind and heart, and embraces 
every rational conclusion, .there is no 
need, 1 cunueive, for assuming the colouci 
of a set, or for enlisting uiuler lb« tat- 
tered anil imperfect standard of partial 
and contentious systems*." 

"There is nothing wild, fantastic, or 
extravagant m all the scheme of Christian 
duty; nothing which does violeiice to Na- 
ture where it calls for I 

s of ! 


u under any of 



uncouth; no childish 
itinetion in garb, speech, -fcod. 

rol^nt resti 
opinions about thiiigiindiffc 
contempt of others." 

The whole Charge is rcplule with 
solid jiense and sound aro'uiiient 
concludei with Ihe folFi 
men; of gratitude 

Tbb recent loss experienced, in the 

la wing testi- 


i> pay tl 

net debt of duly and respect to one whose , 
?xeaiplary life and happy goveramertt i[ 
lis aiduous sec will convey his name witi 
honnur to posterity, and will cnmmend 1 
■litude and approbati 

' {ive hithfulrepreientalitmii ; and, I hope, 

my labours will meet with the approba. 

tioii of the Publick." 

Such is the in odeil description gtveii 

by Mr.Ilalfpenn; of his o»n labours; 
- wbici;, we are confident, will bepro- 

fterly appreciated bj tlie curious Col- 
ector; 'and, we hope, with a degree 

of liberal encouragement sufficient ,,_„ ,...„., 

to induce the ingeuious Dratlsraan to huw to act agreeably Mi"hi 

jierserere in bis lauilable uadertaltiog. circumstance of life. Yet give' this mas 

a good English -'traoslaliou of Aristotle's. 
?9. f4 Cbargt geliotrtd t» tki Cttrgh qf iht Ethicks, one 6f tbe most eompleie works 
Archdeaconry vf St. Albaa'l, <M IIim Vi. '''>■' "letbod in its kind, and by that time 
nialioa, holdtn May B^ A. D. 1809. he ha. got to the end of it, I date say he 
(Connected uilk o formr on JUligioui ■"" '•'* "odeiland one word lie has been 
£iba«li<in.; Bi Jweph Holdeo ¥q\X, reading," Bp. Wariinnou's teiters. 

The contempt Of posthu- 

" " A good judge of such matters writes 
s to his friend: " Take a plain man 
li aR honest heart, give him hii Bible, 
I make him conversant in it. aiuM aM 
pnifage for h 


Review of JVeio Publkations. 


ihoDS reputation has made one particalar 
V'hich Liaj bvia |Minted oiit as an OHtrage 
dont to the coiiiinoih sentiments of 
m the page o1 ADtuniDUS. Yet the iaai» 
man uho urote in tetaii of tlic highest 
drsooiiraBemfiit with resijeot to all «t- 
lempta to jp^ce the name! or to perpe- 
tuHtf the reinetitbnince uf illustrious men. 
could protut^ the sole' of the Senate iijr 
a gotden Statiie for hit Child ntio dieii at 
ipven yean old, dicectiog it to b« Carried 
sitti Inudi pomp at tiie public games. 

r .lurir 

■eoteil a 

^ _ IS flattirry, built a temple' 
for her, and founded a society to presen e 
her nsnie, II may sene to satisfy us 

is,6ne part of the recoinpeoce of »ell-du- 


lie jt of a 

Lted ft.™ 

Iiappy ill 


sordid cavi 

«hall be preached in the whole world, 
tln're shall this that this wotnan hath done 
be told fiir a memorial of her."' If in Onti 
. page of Scripture we are bid lo "mark 
the ui)rigilt man,"' in another we are bid 
"'lings of Rood report:'' 

all « 

a that God the gracious Author of all 
good gifts will assume that to his glory 
BhiLh is wronght or endeavoured in his 
^rvice, and will permit those streams 
which descend from Him to ri=c to their 
own leTel.— It will be a great relief , to my 
mtntJ, amidst the concern which we must 
all fbel at the loss si 

il of ■ 

,t of e 

iinence ainong us, to point lo 
the various brarii'hi's of a ctiaracter and 
, ' conduct nliich shone with equal lusire 
I both in public and domestic life. In ^e- 
v^ral remarkable insttnces he put in Ibrce 
the discipline of the Oiurch, w!..d the 
diOiciiltJea ariainji from relaxed tildes 
might seem to offer great impediments. 
His TlgiUnce did 'not reacli only to his 
Clergy: the Metropolis at large was 
made to feel its salutary inducDC^ in 
ecking the growth c^ diidipalion, and 
■" ' — !nls OH ral^ious 

. His 

ritude under British 

.oountenanoe which, he ga,ve. to the. plan 
for assembling children for instructton pa 
1^ ior4'l d»f, when the firit publish-' 

ment of such schools might Tiave soma 
prejudices to encounter, will (ic rcraem-' 
bered.aa long aa tbwe useful instttnlitnu 

cease to spread their beneficial iufluerice 
Ihroogh ihis kiugdom. His charitable en- 
dowments will' survive bim ; and his writ< 
ings have gone far to form a standard tar 
popular discourse, distinguished as ihey 
are by purity of style, atid coinljiniug lu 
the happiest m.anuer what is plain and 
simple wilh what it elegant and cogent. 
His cheerful and cngnging manners in 
domestic circlin, and his readiness to' 

results of a sensible, liamane, and iines- 
suming sphil: if they sprang, in part, 
from natural good dispositions, they dis- 
played alio the mora perfect tokeea of re- 
tigiou£ culture and tDiprovement." , 

SO. Kubilia fn Starch qf a tlasband; in- 
ciiirling Sl.vlc/ies of midern Sadely, and. 
; mltrspencd ttM mutai and Elemy DL- 
' ma^itioiis. Vims. ii6pp. Ridgeway, 
Sherwood and Co.' 
THAT a successnil work «h«uld- 
be the caw>e of man; simitar p.ibli-- 
cations, will nof excite tiirprise; it 
.would be more wiiDderftil were "it 
. otherwisr, and A'ubiHa will rtos^' 
probably nut be the oulj comuanioTi' 
of Cm{e6t. The "Miseries of Jt^imaA 
iife," it will be recollected, occasion-' 
ed, amidst an inundation of miserable. 
trash, one eiEniiiKitc antidote, in n fit-' 
tie tract called ■" The History of Mrs. 
Placid" (see Vol. I.XXVII. p. 538);' 
and if the present Author, approji-- 
mates in any dt^ree to the merits of 
the Prulotjiw, he or she may think a' 
pruporlionate'share of commendatrotr 
on ample rewa.rd. It ii nut, we are 
told in the Pref.Lce, "a servile imita- 
tion." This is a good omen. But we" 
are also told that the work was coir.-, 
meuced outhe iOtli of May IfiOV 
aid finished on the 3d of June fo\'- 
lowing-, which is nearly twenty pages 
in a daj; a tolerable task, were it 
only as a transcriber. There is, how-* 
fiver, in Autille, Riuch deep thou^f 
and clove reasoning { which, notwit)i- 
standing some parts are acknowledg- 
ed to nav6 afreaJy npjieared beforft 
the Kublick in. print, under a different 
form, must have re<|nired some assi- 
duity to have so hastily arran^ and 
made 'anbservicnt to the tenor of the 
work i which, we are told, is intended 
as a vehicle for the convtrjance of 
opinions upoQ JUorats, Society, and 
ttterature. . - 



Jieview ^ Nfu) puhliceiiont. 


That lb* iulbor, whether Male or Hereaaer giv« ui tbe- well-di<ceited. 
Female, po«e«e. great mgenuiljaod jipodute ofi,«-.«re. ' ^ 

tUlieno/poweri orjuind, ia aiifficiently 

obvioutt aad.many of the obiena- 
tioBii bear the irre«iitibie eiridenre of 
truth, though 6cca«ionallj iiitenperi- 
ed with sophiiticatul arguments, 
which, whilst they offend commoa 
»eii»e, maj mislead the ardent imasi- 
nation. How must it wound the 
feelings of an artless, iaiiucent girl, to 
be tbld thai, whilst in the gaietj of 
her heart she is enjojing the 

. Theughti ajtd JUtiarts m iHaUuh'mg 
an IrKlitiilian for the S<,ppo'l and Educt- . 
Hon qf unporliimtd reipKt^U Ftnialei: 
Bg the Auiior qf " The Sttp-MoUitr ;" 
" Leiteri to Voanj Ftmatis;" "Con- 
Hantia Nrrille; or, 7»« West Irriiani" 
&c. Longman and Co. Cadell and 
Daviei, ice, 8uo. pp. 248, 
THIS Author has cTcr employed 
pen iti the cause uf Virtue and 

of dancing, she is at once exciting and Morality; and in the present instance 
'■ " "-' ' we have to regret that there is so 

''ttle probability of her benevolent 

wbicb the conseious rectitude of her wishes, being carried itUo e 
inind should for ever shield her! And *" i"^:....S„ t. - .l- " 
if it is OB innate principle alone that 
we are to rest our integrity, why 
should it Dot be trusted in one situa- 
tion as well 'as in another } for, in 
■peaking of the intercourse of per- 
sons in miirried life, the greatest libe' 
ralitj of sentiment is extended, and 
ange at large. 

. without feeliez itself fe'tlered bj _ 
Biiig. With filed principle, we are which 
told, that su^h a passion may tx'i ' ' "'■ "■ 
<iat(3tdiag its benevolent aftectious 

Institution for the Receptio 
unprotected Females would certainly 
he a desirable addition to the nume- 
rous Charities this Country has to 
boast of; but the plan herfe suggested 
IB far too visionary to produce any 
good cfiect. It must have been the 
lot of this Author to have witnessed 
an uncommon share of depravilg io 
the present System of Education, 
which we confess ourselves not aware 
of) and we are both surarised and 
coBcenied to find that a lady profess- 

l^art, in which a superior dwells en- 

lest the sanctuary he already cor- 
tutted.'' that luipicion frequently 
CTfalei the erijs it deprecates, we 
readily admit; and that a generous 
' <;oa£dience i| an eaual iuciteineDt to 

]|ut it is not our design, nor within 
ffur limits, to investigate the opinions 
of A'lipiUa ufca the raru^us topicks 
here introduced; many of i«hick are 
forcible and impressive. 

It U impofaifile, bowe»er, to pass «" bar of justice a, 
over the severe farcasm upunTrarf?,, '"'' '"" ""«'■''«" 
jpr whiiji It/ing is staled to he a ne- 
Msaary part .of education; as is foZ- 
tfttion for the pmfcision of the Lnw. 

ike language is very superior to 
yhat we coatnionly meet wiili, and i* 
geaerajly correct and elegant) yet we 
tre anaong those who consider per- 
■picuitf and simplicity as great excel; 
. Ifoces m prose writings. 

^b^ effort^ of Genius bate oai: 
irarip«^t comracDdation « and we hope 
the Author' who has so kiutily pre- 
mrod this work for the Fublick wilt 

male Boarding - schools ; 

whom may doubtless, he found tomo 

truly valuable Members of Society, 

The followbg extract is descriptive 
of the particular Class of Females 
here so eamqstiy reconmuended to 
public attention : 

"The children of the poorti olassas* 

fm' beyond what Iheir own parents would 
be disposed to allow, even new they let* 
necei-'itous than they are. Tbr orpbaosf 
-' "-'-- ■-- ■ fiirfcited tbeir livea it 

Baye iiwmBelve. been trained to viciom 
eounes hsve ^ door opened t» sbeller 
theai from fiMure ini^itiesi to point »t 
Til* Aj/iMjemjihatirslly termed so; the- 
frtr Masons Orphan School §, in tba ' 

* ■■The great Chaiity-scbools yetrljr 
asieoibled at SI. Paul's Cattudral, Co tb« 
number of many tiMusaad ebildreni a 

' affecting sifhtl" 

•■ the Philanthropic Society." 
" The Marine Society." 
The late Duchess of Cunberlasrf ■ 
ai PatnnaM j tituaCfd pet far lioBl Ihft - 

j "Ti 



Seuim «f Nete Puilicatioru. 

Blind ChildreD are taoffat t« keeonw uM- 

ful to tbemaelvea and olherti Che Oaaf 
and liamb, the FoundliaB Hospital, t^a 
Refug - - ~ 

ted i. II 

e sAi of both 

the higher clas»e«, for 
NavT and Array, the Chaiwr-nouie ; aoa 
thoueh Ian aot least in our ntimatiua, or 
in ks great ethca, the Bke Coat Seiioul, 
foanded by Itojsl CliirCCr man; hundred 
years gincQ. What, anong (11 this atten- 
tion to the Sana, has bten done for th« 
Daughters of our noliie Dtrendcra by Sea 
anii Land ? those of Ibe Clergy, of Gea- 
. tlemen in Public Officei and other Prorei- 

Aatior of " Trne/i to diicover (, 
i^lhtHi\e,iit tkeYtari 1168, 1169, 1770^ 
ITT 1, n?i,awi 1773." fi« AleaaiuUr • 
Murray, F.4.S. E. ami ikcntar^ ,fyr 
Fareig^ Corrt^pondttit. toagnwm and 
Co. Inc. iSUS. Oat largr Vol. ilv. 

,THE Work befure u* duei aot d»w 
for the^rst lime nieet the public «fe, 
u il nppeared jirefiied tu Ihe iMuud 
tlditiuQ uf Mr. itrucir'a Trarelj, which 
was iHued iu 1805. It U thvi re- 
printed ia quarto, with coa'iilerabl* 
additions and emendatioot, for tbt 

those who have, 
s, frcquenlly 

□ the bei 

list, decayed MerchanU, who iwe of those who, iiostessiog the Grit 
" ' editiOD OQl]', ma; be desirous of ac> 

Suiriug a Laowleilge of tbejterioiwl 
ittorj of 3. i^eatleiiian who eipoaed 
bis life and tacrificed every duiaeitic 
comfort to a thtrit' for exploring 
countrier prevjoiulj almost whoJI/ 
unknown, and eitremelj danseroiu 
to Tixtt bj which he has otriaiued a 
degree of celebrity that, will anauallj 
increase, as Ihe result of liis labuura. - 
dangers, and fatigues, are more couUr 
examined, and are discovered to b« 

fimiided on truth, by the concurrence 

Sui- of hitherto- unknown evideace- Aa 
things remain at present, bis-Workji 
retam an uadimimshed value ( for it 
is wdl known no adventurous Euro- 
pean has, during the last tilirty yean, 
attempted to trace his steps, or pene- 
trate into Abyssinia ; nor il it probk' 
ble his example will be imitated, uiw 
me f(>r[unate e>cnt should in- 

tbamsetves), at a time of life whrn it nas 
impossible lo retricre what they had loiI, 
consequently «ere as little able to prtn'tde 
lot tbeir familii^ as those Whose incninet 
die with thenselTes, and, if cut off in tbg 
prime of life, mutt necessarily leave their 
children wholly dependent 
IcQce of dthers?" 

or, Sunday Ei 

82. Sacred ElueidaH 
ing- Remarks u^OB 
, JMi Utal coji ialtresl Ihe Hi 
f roving tke Neceisil^ <if spending Ihe Sab- 
ialh according to lit Diane Comrnaiul: 
jmvliariy ad£eaed lo llie gaut^-nl Port 
(/' tk* dmmiailif, iirt of cjiial Import- 
mce to (AoM lif riper Yean. By Mrs.. 
PilkinglOD, Aathor oj moaji i^prored 
Warki for Ihe Initruclion and Jmn^rnKnt 
of Yvll'- Harris, limo. pp. 

THP ^hmII) Mm PllLinp.ton haa .""<:': the governors and people of the 
-^FL^^^K^r^S" i^ -ler.nedfate_ Nations to relax their 

justly acquired by her Calendar, and 
many other eicellent Works for the 
luitructioD uf Youth, wiU notbedi- 
raiuiihcd by the 

ily dislike to strangers and their 
fiilh. Mr. Murray says, "The Bie^- 

t- , • •. r.J?""' tcm>a«ri.i.u«ii:ienli, known- 

»on.l.l,, ™ .form nd.ptrf lo Iho „„, ^\ ,. ,, J^ diio, „j 

«p..,l, of cl„ld,»n, and daph,. u,i^^,lM«,m mu.t b. So.11,^ 

.'ft""..".:" "■.;S.'""i'!."°? =«r,oiJSd r,.n,H..n„,o,.„,™'tat 

truest character. 

' These who dress 

iruesi cuaractc. " inoscwBooress ,^ Criticism and Envv have bo^ 
Virtue and Bel.gion m the g«b of «hau.ted their severity, the IS 
'"""'l.'^J "■LT^-fl*"', ■" colon™ ill a^,iace far above the or- 
prer-shadowed w.tb glyiy^, do more ^- ^^^^^^l^^ of traveller.?^ 
irreparable iBjery to .ti cau«. than Sf/l cannot help observing that the 
atertf.bert,de,i fortbewaj. „„„„ „„ver..L« .nd i:.,beralkj 
. . .ed' in a 
more disagreeable ligbt than in their 
atlempts lo undermine the assertiona 
of Mr. Bruce by direct contradictions 
and insidious doubLi, The evil con< 
sequences uf such contradictious and ' 

.he^reatert fibe tines, for , be way. ,tr;;geT"ve"-- - 1 
"'.^^'f Tr" P"«'»«",V«'^ -"V^ of ""era/y men never appeared 
paths of Virtue, peac^." (p. I5S.) j; '_.__.,_ .-..yY. 

* " The very coH&aed Punds whkh are 
distributed to the'Sni^ of-Ibe Cler^, in 
which also, it is iinderttuod, some of the 
Osaghlera participate, aie of luo liitie . 

moment to do away tlic necessily of the doubt* must tend to one pi 
Bfesent Plan.". n,^™,.!^.. _-.... u „A^.,ii. 

themseives wftuld ardeutly depiecate 

ess Remew of. Naif Puhlicdtuna. ' f Jaly, 

if theii practiCM proved cuccnuful The Editor evprenet hi« hope that 

wtUb the Fublick. SuppiiiiD^ thU, t^i the noticci of the Elhiupic MS. -vrill 

b« the fiKl, a man of bonuur and be found act^eplahle to thote irlio 

.■assessed of a fortune aod abilKiea propose to exuminc the History of 

Ibc^the ardnuui task of exiiloring un- Abjisioia, or the sources nbeiic£ Ml-, 

known regions would Batarall; think BruCe obljiined his sketch uf it. 

' IS for him to expend his "The description of the Abjstinsan 

moncf ,' risk his life, waste hi* health, 
asd leave his friends with every pro- 

fcobilitj of never seeing them^ ^S"'*",; 
' for ten unlhankfut f( ' 

customs and provinces, howeve 
perfect, hasfiot been compited with- 
out more labour than it ma; b« alto- 
, . gcther prudent lo contess. An os-di^ 

detail of cusioms and nary acquaintance with OrieDtal L,i- 
to theui, and possibJT terature is in this country seldom 
di^usting and savage, than they will reckoned either useful or profitable, 
.frenonnce him a bare-faced deceiver. The study of the Elhiopic and Amha- 
■ an inventor of falsehoods, and oqly rjc may therefore possibly be judged 
fit tohe pointed out to the world ana such a misapplication of time a» 
base impostor- Viewing the lament- ought to be corrected bj more than 
■sWe fele of Mr. Bruce calmly and negative di^couragemeiit," 
Aspssslonately, the person who can NuraberXLVI. Part I. conlains an 
iUl a similar must be possessed of abstract uf the trt{nKiictions in Abyssi- 
wieommon haFdihood and confidence- nia immediately preceding the perina 
Hmiee, if be feels an impulse for tra- of the entrance of Mr. Brlice intp* 
«Hhig beyond his powers of resist- thatcountryj and the history of Kai* 
wee, lie very naturally pursues the Michael, a conspicuous chiracler in 
,. L ,..■ 1 !.;_ jIjp account of his travelSi which 

e compiled from Kthiopic 

route which, bein^. well Ttiioi 
obserratioos will hud full confii 
tcon in Works familiar lo all diatset 
*f Readers; but, under such circuni- 
.. •tances, let us hear no farther com- 
plaints of a dearth of information. 
We mast, however, observe, 
same time, that we do not rti 
verommend implicit belief in every 
tbine I advanced by Travellers ; yet 
furely, when a respectable person 
risks his nam* and reputatiim pub- 
licly, we ought, in common decency, 
toallowhim the same favour granted and Third, 
b; oiir excellent Law.s the Bup|iosi- ment of 
^on that he is an honest man, till formation 
vitne^cs of veracity pro^e him the 

We are informed, by Mr, Murray, 
that the Appendix given to this vo- 
lume, contauis, partly, a' selection 
from "the correspondence of Mr. 
Brace with many persons eminent ir 
Ktnalion and hterature ; some o 
which have been printed, not on ac 
count of their intrinsic vali 

ipts { eiclosive of an extract from 
me Aulhor's Journal, ndtlen at Gon- 
dar, in March ITTO, which gives a 
narrative of hi* own reception and- 
the first occupation at Court. " These 
I to are followed by the most important 
parts of his Journals, in Italian aad 
English, relating to his journey into 
Agow-liiidre to visit the sources «f 
the River." 

Number, Parts Second 
:onsisls of e 

the I 


those written by Mr. Bruce, partic 
hrlyffom Algiers, "display the indig- 
Mtnt jipirit with which he was accus- 
tomed lo resent every attack on the 
benonr, the privileges, and welfare 
■ pf his I'ounlrj." 

Hahbish Albara 
and Sennaar which the Editor could 
discover amongst Mr. Bruce's papers, 
who' expresses a hope that it will 
uipply ine deficiency of minute cx- 
)danatory notices in somepart»of the 
work ;' " in man; instances confirm 
the reports of'othcr travellers and 
shew that his snquiries respecting tlie 
interior of Africa were i-xtensive and 
indefatigable." The 'edition of 1609 
contains the articles rrialing to >atn- 
ral Hillory, which are reprinted in 

ted the volume before us. No. XLVIII. 

ind Tlie observations of longitudes and ' 

succeeding nui 

" The »pecii 


e hiKerted in the 

_ _ of the Abyssinian 
colitained in vol. I. of Mr. ' - 
inn cilitiun, and engraved in 
orrecl state fur tbaf uf 1 805, 


Review of New Pu^iailiBnt> 

are annexed to this AccoHst of his 
Life, along with Tocabulariei extract- 
ed Iroiii a Mb. compiled lor him at 
GunUar-" ' TJ>eie, Mr. Murra]! con- 
ceivtA, may i/e eminently uieful to 
future Tra Sellers in t!ie couiitriei vi- 
sited by Mr. Bruce; "and it b evi- 
dent that if a distinct cln«nificati»n of 
the AfrkanTribei he ever sltempted, 
U must be Ibrmed chietlj from their 
languages, the uiili, permanent mo- 
Diiuienl uf iialiuDs that have* no writ- 
ten records. But until the Civilized 
•Part of the irurld make a better use, 
of ila science *.hnn to emjiloy it ia 
abetting prjvate vicei, aiid in delend- 
ing public crimes, it nilt Dul benefit 
the cause uf llumanily to reveal to 
the unprincipled 1' actions of tile 
North inveterate evils nhich they are 
mere vrilling lo kuoiv than lo re- 
■%ioTe. In the course uf the siibae- 
rjuent Narrative it has not been m'_'u- 
tinned that Mr. bruce was a member 
of various Literary Academies, both 
in France and l:al;, particularly of 
Bologna ahd Marieille.i. Ue' ivas 
elected a member of the Royal So- 
ciety soon after his arricaf from 
Abj'ssiniai and cobtributed some Me- 
- nioirs, nhich were Ant inserted in its 
Tran-acIiuDs, but anerreatds printed 
in his oTFn Work." 

This Preface-, dated .April S, 180S. 
M folbived by HI) .\ccuuiit of tlic Life 
and Writiuga uf Mr. Bruce, contain- 
ed in 134 pages, which is ccctainly 
compiled by tlie hand of a master] 
and it would give us pleasure to sup- 
port this expreaijou of our opinion of 
■ta merits vete it practicable to fol- 
low the Author thruugh it. The cha- 
racter given at the close deserves par- 
I ticulnr cummendatiun, aiid'teinjits us 
1 to exhibit an abstract of part of it to - 
our Readers. Mr. Bruce procured 
many enemies bf the expreasioo of 
his virtuwus indignation excited b^ 
the immoral conduct of some of his 
coDtemporaries ; - henoe persons uf 
doubtful character avoided bis so- 
cietVi and directed many a poisonuui 
shaft at his fime- Full of conhdence 
in the uprightnen of his owfa inten- 
tions, and conscious of the acquire- 
inents he had in possession, Any at- 
tempts of his neighbours to assume 
cUitns to which he koeivthey had no 

Cretensioas, he imraediAtely upgiosed, 
nt at the saine time was uniformly 
friendly and attentive to those who 
acted diftarsntly. Though he (Us- 

charged all. his pnbric duties vrilti m- 
^erior ability, he was «til) more ny 
specUblc in his private ttalion, e*er- 
cisin;^ the duties of a father and a. 
husband vrith the mast amiable pn>- 
priely. He was in the constant hafrit 
' of displaying the munificence whii^ 
had distingnisiied his ancestors; be- 
haved with the greatest kindness to 
his doines^cks, and rejoiced in tiie 
happinesn uf all around hiw. He eo< 
Icbrated the feudaJ fc<ilivals of his 
predecessors in tht pre*ence'«f k'^ 
tenants with genuine pleasure, sui 
was particularly delighted by 'lieir 
pleasantry and ruiti . humour. Them ' 
was nulhin^ iu the habits uf Mr. 
Bruce vhich distiuguisheil him from 
other temperate men t bnt he ea- 
gerly, and ardently pursued his de- 
sii;ns and literary Isibours. 

The principal defect to which he 
was 'subject arose froitr (be indul- 
gence of an irritability iii h\s temper, ' 
and a tendency to aua|iiciou; thesq 
produced capricious enmities, though 
generally his dislikes were well found- 
ed. His least generous and deter- 
mined, enemies magnified his attach- 
ment to the honours of ancestry and 
the relation of his owu exploiis iitlo 
vices; the fornter was derived fron 
the loyalty and patriotism of hi* fof«- 
iathcrs, and m^e him an atlectiuaate 
and loyal subject ; the latter was cer- 
tainly pardonable when ihe extraor- 
dinary and interesting nature of them 
is properly considi'red. fosssssed of 
a [lerlect knowledge of the French 
natiiinal character, he fdt convinced 
that the frenzy of their procecdingt 
would tend merely to produce a He- 
volution only in persons and places, 
without the srnallest advaacemeot of 
Rational Liberty; and Up. wept whea 
he heard of the violent death of the 
mild Munarcb uf France, justly ds- 
precatmg the po^ibility uf similar 
acts of vi«lcncB in the surrounding 
countries of Europe. His rcligiouf 
fiiib was founded ona convicljon of 
the existence of a super in tendinr ' 
Providence, and (be rules for li£. 
given iu the inspired Writings. Ua 
felt no particular attachment lo any 
one of the numerous sects which p<ie- 
v.iil in all directions; and omitted no 
opportunity lo expuic the errors and 
flights of Fanaticis i<. At the Mine 
time it might he perceived that hit 
wonderful escapes from repeated and 
dreadful ivisttt had nven him a 

Jteview of jVaw Publications. 


dif ht tiiwe of what Mr. Mur/ay chs- *ith the hnawledei ef the Xaybe Othman 

ritabU iMh atuUbU ntperttltian. Ai- Ag», Ahmp.l Aga, and Hagi Jabubsde- 

niittmg lhi« charictfrr, added to tho cay. tb*-? •"«!(*»« W me. With regani 
tlill juperior trait* given by III* Au- 

o iht leut^r 

n fftct, and . 

, o'be tiilly founded 
we certainly posswi no grounds 4or ^^ ^ 
diiputine it, It will appear that the ?„.„:„, 
teamed World could not have fi- 
pected or de»ired a better candidate 
for their favour than Hr. tirui^e, or 
«De whoDCcclaim) were raore jiower- 
ful in the iteniand of implicit credence 
to his awK^tioni. 

The Appendix, No. I. 
- with an account of Mr. Bruce" 
Biilj, which in traced to th:; 
quest. Thii i» followed by a great 
number of letters to and from Mr, 

oaghl br Sidi Ftancli, ■ 

G'ladar. And if fou eoquira 

. Rak MJchaal, \e ii happ;, in 

I, Bad ve[if and on bii witj r&- 

Goivlar. For certain. May 

our Jjoid cnmfcrt you wiUi safety and 

pFni-^l Salute, in our name, Mahemmed 

Gibbftti, the ruspected. peaces aixl 

again peace be npen you '" 

Number XLI. informi ua that tha 
antlcnt burvipg-place of the family 
of Kinnaird was in the church of 
Airfh, where the unie oblivion enve- 
lopes the long line* of ancestry of De 
Airth and De Bruis. At both are es- 
tiuct, the very namei of the tudivi., 

6nice, exclusive of many from Chief* dual Knightt 
metwithinthcconrBeof hi* travel), 
' recomni ending hiin ta otheri, in the 

singular sljlc of the East i a sptici- 

meu succeeds, in a letter written hj 

Bajerund J^nt, Bat Michael's depu- 

ty-governor at Adowa ia Tigrt, to 

Mr. Bruce at Masuah : 

" Praise be to Ood alone. To the prr_ 

tenc^ of the exalted Nobleman, the ho- 
liourablp, the brave, the liberal, the ge- 

nemus friend, the faithful Bruce j oiay 

God direct him ! So be it. After sal ala- _ _ 

.lion, if yon enquire after ui, praiipd be jmi'ined" Mr. Bruw to erect 

God, te are all irell and in health, wish- 

tag oniT to hear the same of you. and, il 

God wilt, better than that. We now in- 
' (onn yeu have received your bo- 

Doured letter, and understood Ibe con- 
God for hie pro- 

lost in the place 
ed. Robert Bruce, 
the present family* 
bavine preached in and repaired the 
church of Larberl, after bis ejpul- 
sion from Edinburgh by James VI. 
was buried in it. Mr. M. supposes 
his descendants were deposited there, 
except David Bruce, the father of the 
Author of the Travels in Abyssinia, 
who lies in Edinfa'ureh. "Tbis cii^ 
cumstanee, along witn the prevalent 
disuse of burying within churches. 


together in safety I 
in yonr tetter, that you ate afraid' 
journey to Habbesh, because of th 
vhich is in the hands of God onl; 
fear not, for Ood is nith you. .Further, 
irto am unworthy have writtee 
your acooimt to the beloved 
ihe Naybe Othman Aga, that 
Gjt yvu a safe place, and i 
with whatever things you wal 
duct you to DixaD. Also, we 
teo to Ahmed A^a', son of th 
Uie Naybe Bassan, and to Higi J 
deky, that they provide you witi 
place, and a residence where yt 
dwell, till you cane to us, and 
es, and gi 

raent for himself and his family in a 
different place, which he did in the 
vear I7S5. Over the vault or tomb 
ne raised a beautiful monumental 
structure of iron, cast at the neigh- 
bouring foundry of Carron, adorned 
us, with emblematical figures and Greek 
the inscriptions; perhaps the most tnge- 
'«r, . nious work of the kind that ever was 
but executed." Tbe inscription is too 
long for insertion j but it records the 
decease of Mary Dumdas, Feb. 10, 
1TB5, aged SI, wife of He. Bruce; 

,C^^t Ihat'of their'eldest son. 

. 10, 

1 the 2Tlh of 


April IT94, aged 61. 

In Number XLII. Mr. Murray as- 
serts Mr. Bmce-haid only ooe asNtUot 
in the course of bis Travel*, which 
was Signior Luigi, who made obser- 
Tatioas. on the weather io Barbary , 
ihat you shall hare occasbn f«, and " f^JPt. and Eabbeih by --^es on 
oondnityontoDiaan, wkhyourdTosen *^'»S"'^" "^ "^JT. ""'S'l^.!f*f" ' 
Mrvanis. and my servant b^w going to \»"'", transcribed IB a folio bookj 
you; and inform him of yon »•"• «l«> contained tbe sMrMIOBical 
D«ed, And he will demand it for youi and |mrticulars, but DOtbiag lomrapM- 
come to Dixan with my serrant, and send cal. I,uigi nude uchitectural inw- ' 
u) notice of your arrival there. Wjtta re- inga, and others in natonl bittorj.- 
ipect to tlie'latteit which yea seat, to ua U<, Bmcc had provided SSOUber of 

1 809.] Review of New Publicaiums, 641 

■null blank book*, knd io thote be from Atwd U> Bacnfla, hRiAoiriout 

wrote hit o«d remarks. He b«^ii preface oo the Law and Custuiiu, 

-an i^fpt> and contiDued Ibe practice brought, 'a« hat been alledged b; Ibn 

till he left Gtrodar. Ltii^i havioK Hakim, the toa of SoloBion, from 
, fallen a -viclim to the fatiguci ana , Jerutalem j thli afforded the owner 

' vezatioDt iucident to their jbiat ua- much attittance in compiling hit In- 

derlaklng, the whole labour devolved troductioD to the Histbr) ot Abjiii- 

on the principal, and he begsn to nia. The HS. contains & perpetual 

write IO mo obiervatioDt in the large Chronicle of ail the Irinceslrom Icon 

voluma. >Mr. Hmcc had directed hit Amiac; from which circumttaiice it 

aHiit^nt, on their leaving Coweir, on hat been of great use in preaerTio^ 

the Red Sea, tu keep ajoumal in the the connexi>.n interrupted in the 

Italian language, tu cousist of the larger Annals : 10 of the 49 fuUaW 

minu/iic olroutea, time, &c. "These long'to the Frefaie. 

journals of Luigi are written on the Another Taluab I e MS. it the KebJr 

cream-coloured paper on which the Zanegusti, or Glorj of Kings; a 

Arabs write flieir buoks> The iheets treatite intended to establith the Etbi- 

are somewhat larger than common opic Monarchy on the basis of Divine 

letter-paper i the surface is very Kight, and wat written tu thcw forth 

sraooth, a> if hot-pressed ; the male- the glory of Korae and EthiopiH, two 

' rial of which it is made is probably naliuos which are said to divide be- 

cottoo, asits texture resembles that i twecn them the soverei^ty of the 

and the name of C/mrfa S«ni^cina is worldi in direct inheritance: from 

cammaiily given it by deseriliers of Adam. Many other curious pnrticu- 

Orientai MSS." Other loemoraflda lars of this MS. may be found iu ti 

were written by Mr. Bruce at circum- note, p. 337. 

(tauCet would permit ( and some de- The Aaoalt of Ab^isinia are in £vo 
moostrate, by the character of bii quarto volumes, which were the priu- 
nrititig, and the neglect of order, cipal source of-the History given in 
that he had little l>ope« of recover- the third volume of the second edi- 
iiig his loit healtb, and of reaching tloii of Mr. Bruce's Travels. Tbe 
England. first cootaint tbe Kebir Zaneguitif 
NumberXLllI. it extremely inter- the second the Acts of Amda 5ion, , 
esting, Bs it informs tbe Publick of Zera Jacob, Baeda Mariam, iKsnder, 
the Ethiopic MS. brought from ' Naod, David, Claudius, Mena<, and 
Goudar by Mr. Bruce, which are now Sertza Dengbel i the third. Annals of 
in the library at Kinnaird. Poverty Susneu*, taeilidas, . and Hannei l.f 
prevents the Abyssinians from gene- tbe fourib, those of Yasous Taltak, 
' rally possessing the ScripturcTeutirei or Yasous the Great, of Teclahaima- 
but those whose means are sufficient nout 1. Tiflis, aud David IV. t tha 
have them^io, and with th^ tame Mth, the History of Bacuffa, his son 
number of books we enumerate. The Tasous II. and grandson Jaas mur- 
copy of the Old Teilament belonging dered the same year Mr. Bruce enter- 
to Mr. Bruce coutists of five laree ed Abyssinia. *■ The History of Raa 
quuto volumes, ^nd contains all the Michael is an interesting part of this 
boolrs in our Canon, except the volume,- which authenticates his cha- 
Fsalm* and several of the Apocrypha, racter ns drawn by Mr. Bruce." 
A book, called tbe Prophecies of "The Syoutar, or Lives of the 
Enoch is inserted before that of Job t Ethiopic Saints, arranged Recording 
and it should be observed, that, to their Order in the National Calen- 
thougb Mr. B. had not the Psalms, dar, in four volumes, quarto. Host 
they are common in Abyssinia. of the idle legends contained in this 
There are two copies of the Gospel, book are traouations from the Greek 
in four volumes, at Kinnaird, with . and Coptic. The Saiiits are nothing 
the Synodos, or ConstitHtions of the inferior to their Weitem brethren in 
Apostles, containing ei> folia, which strength of faith. They perform 
is beautifujty written. Two small greater miracles, live more Ascetic 
quartos ire, the Act* of tbe Apostles, hves, and sufi'er.more dreadful mar- 
all the Epistles in our Canon, and' tjrdom, than those holy men; alt 
the Revelation of St- John. A short which it notiiing surpriMng is the na- 
Ci^roaicle of tbe Kings of Abyninis, tive country of Supentitton and ]te> 
Gbmt. M*G. Jv/y, 1009. ligictus ZoaL'' ' The 


JtH^ew of jV«m Publivalio^/,'. 


'TbelmtMSniorttHum, and his' noniKin^ Editlf lire placed) thorn 

tfieSong of riolomon'intlibi^mhBric, are siiu tided in th« preiciice of'the 

Faluhiin, the Gafat, the Asf™> Ihe Nables, and the same wurdi pro- 

Tcherci7 AgoiF, &nd tti6 OnUtt Inu- DOHnped as at the coronaiiung tlie 

gnagCJ, witH avocaliBlarj of each. SoMieMiire their pieces; the Multi- 

mberXLIV. explain)' the 1 
Aer of choosing the King ofAhjMi- 
nla, who rccii»es hi* high office at 
ihc liandj of the strong_ert Paftj « 

Court add the principal Oflirers of di«pnled. 

sufficient th»t 

■ person lliu* appointed is a membei'd. . . 

the Rojal Fnniilj, ami f/eW formed liar to the |iraclJcc o 

exterior. Iinmedialelj upon profekt Ihe art in that countrj, and 

tii4e shoutt andthiKientio a 
*ith ivbaiiuDs onlj Aght in honour of 
(he rfaj. Snch is the nirthod of pro- 
ceedjiig when Ihe i 

They embalm the bodies of thdr 
deccas^ Monarch) in a manner ptcti' 

I the throne hi 
iome* the absolute Sovereign, having 
the livcK and propertj of hii subjects 
at command', who prostrate tliem- 
ielfCs before him oir the few occa- 
" sibn« his mystic Majesty affords them, 
VhcQ he appears uu horseback, ha- 
bited 'iu nhtti; roben, nilh a muslin 
diadem encircling his long hair: in- 
deed, llie system of scclitsion is car- 

inclosp them in a coffin of waaicy- 
trec, which i» iteposileil in (he vairit 
of somefavonritBchure;i. The whole 
of the Ko^hI Kaniily, males and fe- 
males, (he -Nobles and the kingr fol- 
low Ihe bo<ly to Die place of inter- 
ment ; and it M>roetiraes bajipens that 
(hey prefer carryiflg it on a coach or 
iiier without a rofliii, 'and mert'iy co- 
vered with rich brocade or cloth eni> 
broidered with gold. At the same 
timp the royal slandards precede it, 
rd alcove, by a particular olH- and the kettic-drutna are beaten in 
"■' — the Abyssinian Monarch -disUnt hollow toundsj theMonarch'i 
steeds follow his body, and are co- 
vered wilh rich caparisons; a nom- 
of yijung Nobles, and the Cht^ 
I his relalrves, bearing Ihe crown, 
rflbex, helt, swurdr spear, and shield 
of the deceased, are next in order; 

, hi) bodv 

'lace; there the Royal t'amilv and the 
'i^ourtiers exhibit marks of frantic 
'grief; the same afTection spreads in 
the city, the People mourn, r 
.Ihuir hair, and neglect their drei 

the ymmg King is then introduced articles' t . . . ._ 

to the Priests, Nobles, and Judges, each may share the honour of bcar- 

„_ ♦„ i.^w:>k:_ ■.„„,^A,^t„ inglheni! indeed, the Queen has, for 

the same reason, sontetimesworn the 

crown in the funeral procession. Tb« 

whole of Ihe Kclatioiu, and the Queen 

the throne; the Rcis-liatzi, Bud the Ladies of the Court, ride on ' 

er: representing the priest ntules, with (heir hair cut very shurt, 

I _. ti.j T — :.i. aud appear with their face* lacerated 

by their nails, supposed tn be done hi 
"" paroxysms of grief vhich 

-'qiicting-room, where carpels 
«l>rcad on the ftoor, and thi 

'placed a 

'or Aim. . . . „ 
, '-who olHciated at the' Jewish 

'(ions, anoints his head with otive-oll, 

'[toured from a horn, and the Cham- 
tierlain cron'Os him,' pronouncing, 

'" , King of Kin^s, is dead !— oor 

King livetli; his we were, who j) 


The jonng King, hi) Nobles and 
Officers, then adiancc, BrfompaniAd 
bj Priests bearing crosses ; the forBier 
are in part mounted on hones, and 
dressed in old and torn habits, nilh 
their heads skaved, each endeavour- 
.... , ing to express the deepest grief and 

ut of Joy from dejection; a crowd of people closes 
exclaim " Long the procession. As they approach tbe 
rate themselves, church, Ihe Priests repeat a Service 
leRoyal Guards composed from the Psalms of David; 
and in due time the coflin is deposited 
in the Royal Sepulchre, in presence 
o£ tbe Kiog.'s Funily anil his Nobles^ 

';ad, and rejoice 
bin moment the 
pointed fur the 
; the solemnity 
e/it'ation, which 

oBcoT Trii'vni'iaiienipelM bj'oittotn "hear! bear! We nuksoursernht 

to bear Iha wh»le «i[|>eiii:t?i of Aoce- * ■ • Kastnali' uf — -^-." , A pe- 

reiudti;, a*d reteives the itppelkiliitn apoose of ketllo-druiQg ud tmnipeU 

of the UetAde^. " Bt hin>nter, tie : «uccecdB, aci-oiupanied bj the shotlt* 
«mplj bicrjl darrifii back; and a of the peupii: aHenbied. 'I'tic Kas- 
ferAjn employed lu reftretent Ihe late niali nei:t Miounls cue of tlie^Kiug's 

King rjiles alitor, no ooc.of the c*pp- . hu:»e*, rlchly.tapBFiwiiidl, nmd pro- 
rbqacd steeds, dreiied in UK Riiysl ceedi lo.the outc;* gale gf tbG4ialB(!e, 

robeii. and armed wHh lhe>pear and - where be alig'htt, and adv^tcinir tu 
sfateld. Tbia wBi the ca«e at (be In- the p^e4mcl!-dIa«llbel^, be frastntu 

npral of Susneis, at. related by Tel- . Iiira self before the Kint^, aod kiaaes 

lez; but it nppeara fro;:i the MS. aiid . hi* huidj nhemce ka.ja rrwjiii fid 
Mr. Bruce's pnpers, Ihat it in' tte wilb ftciidic,ii*aaTeet, andcinaeikana, 
custom for the Ueludet to rig out an Kfaich ini)die» tliat theRojid ilaliiktd ' 
image dreaded in the Ito)a] anns and precedei hiai t«l the toanA.oi itatti* 
robes, to fin it on the siced, aiid.driTC and triimnatl. .!ri , 

him round the aquare before tbc pa- A fiuka relteivea tbe Hat Wedc 
lace." At thia instant the druini are and Kaftani but with thC: aiiilition pt 
fuundcd, and the Ro)ai staiidduU gold chain* fur. hit aritw and legt,'a 

wave before itj but tbli ceremt^j .iword nith;* hilt «f the lanie' metal, 
is not coDlined to the KiD|T. anda partrcularMvd ofiutbaiit caJltfd 
ussd at the funeral of (be I^liqcb, Ihe a Shaaha. The Kiag admit* him whoa 
Ozoros (children or relalioaa of tbe seated on thctfacoii?. and he is pM-- 

Kin^ of both sexes), or unj person ' mjtled to alt ^ tbc fuot of it, with 
of considerable eiuiuenc^, and .i* carpeta ander fii) feet, vherb he'is re- 
knonn by being Icrrned bui-}in£ »i^ frcibed by tiqaida frqin agoldciicup; 

•endic aod nazareet. - '< afl«r wliicfa be is coaduelBd >)iy aH 

The populace and part of ffic A.riny the lUobles snd Artn^at^Qomlar,. in 

arc accuBtomcd to meet th^ prij'cea- .full prDCotMon, to the houKe.iilJoltsd 
MOD on its return with ejaculaliuns tofafsoflke.' The Mij«^attBera,'inth 
and piercing cries; and tlie Courtiers seodic, na«areet« andn«s*eikBBs,^fife 
and other Nobles make their eppcur- repeated peals cfmuaaoatrji^aad'llia 

ance in tfae King's presence, neqiing i^oicini; in th'i*, as iooeed iir ali a*e( 
and lamestiDg. " Then, after ag ad- of tFiat nature, i* boiej and rintoai 

dresa from some of the loostrfspecta- . beyond deschgitiai." 

ble of their Dumber, iiiculcaltiig Uk . It isTaia tu attempt notidag eTea> 
vanity of lameiiting what cannot be Ihe beads orriiecxtrciaClyiittcKttiiig 

prevented, fiad wh(it must happen tp artidca cdntabed in tiiia nbr^ I -bu^ 

all mankinds they conclude with coo- as iome esmponeation for tbe, fcB* 
gratulations and pra,)'cr* for a happy our Resderi' thus tustain, we ihvll 

and jloriou* reign tii tbe new Sovn- present them with an "Extract from 

reign. The niournios '= protractij tbe Worthor Jonrnal at I'eawai froM 

according to Ihe R oyal pleasure, and Monday April 6 to Wednesila)> lA i — 
-even nsumed afterwards, wbcn the Monday C April, Iherimmeter at noon 
King thinks proper. This last is called 130^°; wiedN..).; doudka, and not 

theTascar, orcoramemui'alion of the over hot. Tuesday Ttb, nt notm 
deceased; it is generally followed by l^T"; wind X.l,; clt>udj, united IVkj 

fekindof donative to theJ^rmy^whlch clouds, but clear in the horizon ib 

iatruduces a festinty not very com- Ihe N.; hbt. Wednesday fth. Boon 
Itatiblan-ith real sorrow." ' < 'I l!V| a few'ligbt «Unidk.streaJfed In 

itiscustoraary forthe Abyninhns the diy. .Fhorstlay Wh, noon 134°; 

>9 appoint a tiovernitr in the fiiUow^ wind ^ . f haiiy,' rtrcaky cloudttn the 

ing mawier, '^t the ipublic niarkel- -boriziitii Etiday .iaih,'<iiiaau lSi°.{ 

placev sr Ad€bBbB]'« of Gondaf: the viod N.E. L; cloudy. in tbdhoriKtin; 

King'aattendaiits'aredirectid hv f he at one P.M. Ig4''j wind N.K. 1.; 

Sadjidmndof tbeScftaniMt'to'eiliBirde tUtiidy in< the lutfizQni with 'tfrVak't. 

^bead of tiie' now- Ofllcer witlt -the Saturday lUh, noon 110^; - wind 

Hi* Wekk^i^iieh is standivF^golds 'NIB.; el<^Uh>stii ' hih^k-e of'^diin. 

•Ud clot^e'JHBi wilb thcr Kaftun, a <Suiid9y ICth, ' theiWottietcrat iMUti n. 

•hite-lrolK, «iu»efi«i«* .lined iWth .■IB6"'(>to(t''Ni'.. ipKrlWt^ tl«»i''iJW 

U)l«tx)ilraofttl«rpcrMtisc«9CeTn0d>R -o«T."Hi'iB4»t wind N?K.* Atiotrart 

U^cux^^ifaitlien t!iKktiaiK,:<"UKart .guaofiiiilul^enlti'fkiinrtb ll^A'^atttfc 

■;n, .(■■'■..y-.iA -^ .■ -■ i. -V' ■-- ■ \S In ■■- :iii:: . Hi. ■---'■' *0W 

544 .' Rmew <^ New PvbliaUwm. [J«»Iy» 
fit»nith«Etdi It hM write iecorae tiixw,. si wdl a» tii« mode of tre»t- 
«alm. At two F. M. thermometer meat ajudicious mattei would apply 
llff"( »ind W, bj N- ( cloudiem to eachi which he exemplifiw in a 
tJie wind coBMS iu gu«t» and fadei number of p/ctty rtoriet relating to 
awaj; thfe« o'clock thennoraeter Mr. Macadam and hi» pupils, all 
116»i wiadW-by N.j xloudlew. A tending to Inspire good and yirlaoH* 
wbirlwiod psned from the N, E,- principle!, Inil thewing th*t the pa*- 
which leeroed high in the atmo- aiuni of youth are to he regulated 
spberei the cloud which accompsr end restrained by an attention to their 
Hied it appeared near two feet thick, several particular propensHiet. 
and in the form of •""'^« f™"* » 85. JS. K««v,m sf B.«ooW« ; «. 7»« 
jbiraney. At the part ueit the earth Hutorj, ^ M« Goodwill! in/™rf«i ». <» 
n was in the ibape of a funneli and Qw^mon to "Tke Sorrcxn qf StSfi^^- . 
at its broadest part, where it wbirjed „„,_., hj^jj. 
the dust, it miKhl he about seven or tHE plan of this tittle book Is, a« 
nine feet thicji, and not above half » the titleimplies, to contrast the Plea- 
foot where it touched the ground. It ,ures of Benevolence with the Sor- 
passed with a great noi»e ^ong tbe rows of Selfislinesn, in the HUlory of 
phio, though ilowly, and 1 Bup)>ose Misa Goodwill, who is, on every oc- 
a quarter of a mile lu eight minutes, („ioo, led to consider the happiness 
froauentlj growing larger and smaller (,f others, and tg practise forbearance 
in the part near lie ground, and in- herself. It is blended with some shorf 
creasing ita force and velocitv in Elucidations of History, BoUny, &c. 
wbirlioe. When the white cloud intended to convey instruction, but 
. above Slspersed, it ceased iramedi- which, in soine parts, render the nar- 
aWy- *l'hc upper part wa* not dust, „i\^^ heavy. 

but clorid. Kites P7*"« ^^'"'^A^'' 86. A. A«™» ,. «, LJ^bU^.i, ^Gteat 

elsudj part did not «em aftected, DuZ^lon at 

thoug-i. it overthrew ho.u..* and i^ y, ^ „fc,Zf Ci,,. ; iri^Ht ■ 

tent at it passed, and violently moved Sui^la^t of a L.u„ h o >,«-,i ft, 

the earth and every shrub within its ,^j /(„,, ^y y .. 33, Sco. Sbe^ 

VOrl«>. Thermomder in the son at wood and Co. 

■d evening 11 6° { at 8 P.M.8J''( wind TO those who yUh well lo their 

calmt cToudlesa, mouu and star-light. Country this short and, on the whole, 

Tuesday Uth, noon 133" t wind N.; neat Address will prove highly ihtet* 

cluudleas. Wednesday I5th, noon estin?. The Author is afnid tliat the 

ISSf't iHiid N.fe. giMty." lale mvestigntion intothe conduct of 

The plains which*Coratatbiiifork . the Duke <if York is calculated to do 

»re, a portVut of Mr. Brucii, those nf more mischief than good ; but with 

Ozoris £ither, Tecia Miriam. Kefla regard to this opinion of the Reve- 

y»lou*, WoodageAsahel, and of ^ rend Gentleman, We leave onr Read- 

AI>yuiman lady ul qualilv ; specimens crs to judge for ibemselves. 

•f the Ethiopic nud AroWic *riltto ' ' . ' ' ' ' ' 

rimracters, and of Mr. Brnce's writ- 87. Tie Tarandih,- er. Tie Dance of 

iog 1 with two bthcr plates of Eastern pxtli. A SntWk-d Work. ' In Two Vo- 

irrrting't andseveral ulales Tepreienl- lumei, Buo. By ihr Author ^ "ISe 

iasrcurioui ulanlH, tlieir flowers "and lUsing Siin," 6x. Holnii^ and Whit- 

frSitf. ■ ' ■' tt™n..,l809. 

After this copious notice of Uie THIS Author poetically bespeaks 

tife of Mr. Brace, it vrouM be almost the candour of the Cntickt, and not 

an intuit to the understanding of oUr 1»ithoul teasen. The Grumbler teems 

Readers lo say bow much we Ibhik it delerrained to bave a lath at everj 

deserves their perusal, and the uucou- thing, and sparet neither tbe .as nor 

Rgement of the, Publiek: ■ the ears t and beats alt tbe world a$ 

" ■- • fools oc knaves. The Taranlula biles 

W. Tit Acaimsi or. a Fictm qf Voutk. friendt and loe« with equal »icnlence( 

Harris, ^e - and it mu«t he tonfotiM< i* a'Satiritt, 

. TBR Auttor of tbis little vuluinp be has so complatay soaked in gall, 

pcwfenet to have been tereril yean that the' vMov is oK>it profusely 

«nipl«y>Ml iB thegducfttionor yoBtbi tcatlered around him. He hu no 

*nd be hu availed himself of the op- more reject fur Ali. the Tamnts 

portusitj thus afforded, dCHrtudyin^ tlian for tbe Cabinet Old .WomsQ. tl 

Ibetr Tarioui charactcn' ud disposi- be temu thciHi of other tifflei. Ab* 

1S09.} Review of Nas Piihlicatums. 645 

SQid matii^e*, giin-dr'mkert, aod di- and xmium m^ful Intimatiani. Ta miicl 
Torces, are ill atltibuted lo Lord " addtd, aa ApptitJix, conUdamg mutk 

. Chesterficld'aiDOckiQorali; and army . imptrtmu Mailer. By an emiatnt Auc- 
coatractors and uusUrtred-coatt have Hiiuer, lUiiiial 6y leaeral nlkiri. ISno. 
not escaped his «orpioD«:ourge. The Holme, aiuiWhitWron. 1809. 

•Wond of the»e delicate Tolume* has ., H. '» of hllle moment bj whom 

a cut Bt our teiiatorf, drunken dec- Jj" »»'? '"»?'"»1 !>" "f™ cortpiled. 

tion«, and other follie. as well as evili P""" ^""'«'" " '«.«",^"*^ '." *''" "«»- 

of the day. On private card parties, ^'■' ''>« nature ol wh»h » full, d,^ 

debating societies, Methodists, the g'*?*!^ ,'■» ^li^ •''!'=■ ^he woJel of 

' Southeotls, mock auctions, clieap ""' " • J"«tl=« "^ Ecckuartical Law 
ahopa, and m^ical quacks, he is uar- t" ^^ adopted ; and there cannot 
ticulariv severei ^d many of his "^."""^ ""^f"' ""«• *^!^ '^rak tt 
ob«rTa\ions are Tei7 just, and highly " "^^ "' *." •'»"'/'>« particulars of 
raerit attention. Agiiinst sharping this little tract, where every part con- 
companions. Which he describes wilR '"■"'. mforn. at. on to the'less-kliowmff* 
much energy, the bubbles of raauv *.'"' '»■ faithful monitor to the profi- 
benefit societies, and lotteries, he is ""="*■ ■* second ftnpressioD has juit 
very pointed. In rfiort, as well as "'"* *',"'' ^J^' 7"*'} """.^ mteresling 
their mischieTOUi influence on fine "marks for the <letecl.ou of ihapt- 
•ervant-maids. ladies' maidi, and the ""t'"""- 

evili of private theatres, which be ao ~ „ , , , . „ ^. . . 

faas very forcibly delineated (to which ^\^'" ^* ^ ^„ ^5™- ';■ '^^ 
we might have added the fate of poor ^""^-fr "' "", r"^ f^ ^ 

B^HhSlomew of the White ConLiU ^:?fL^ rSl.^A'^Z::^^: 
house) i we should have lelt a plea- p j^gj , 

aure tu have accompanied him in the wE resume with peculiar gratiB- 

eiposure of many more of the decep- cation our promiied task of expatiat- 

tiorw continually practised in the me- ing farther on the " Speech" of this 

tropolis. To eacli of these volumes humaoe and considernte Sobleiuan. 

M prefiied an bumouroiu satirical jjor do we apprehend a conllnuatipn 

pnpt, alluding to the bmes. ^f the subject wiH be unacceptable 
t<> our numerous readers — lijlly coii* ' 

SB- 7S« Tuvn aai CounlrgAuclionttr'! and viuced Ihat mankind in general will 

Appnaar'iVockelCarapanion,orcBnipUie approve aad profit by its seiitimenlsj 

. Guide: cmlaintag Ihefylktl Iniiruclh'u and that the heedli;ss few who treat 

a, J«cl^„,.r,.Appr«uer,, o«rf a« M<r. jj ^m, |„ity, „i]l, on a more minute 

^r /" -^t ■ JiZ.^"Z io'^t^alion. confess themwlvespro- 

^S^^:{>7-St^.^/"" ..lUe.To.hecauseofhnruanit^'' 

»Jfl«, «id «*«.<4 /Ae Acc^nl^ 0/ '1 be Noble Author in the lOlh 

SaUi by Aaelm- ASe, ume tu^al and page «» the ">peech before us, no- 

correct Tables for cattalaltng the Daliei ; *<(«« 'be Bill fornierly brought into 

and a copioiii Pr^ane, conlaiaiag an Nil- the House of Commons for discoiiti- 

taiy tif the Daliti en Auctioiu, &e. &c. Duing the practice* of bull- baiting. 


* ,So (ax fromconsideTlageithenhiscniclamuseinpiit, or fighting of cocks, asi:iiDaliM 
to natural couragB, as was obsrtved by someof tht opiioneiits of ilio Bill to wliiiJi Lonl 
Ers^ine alludes, we perfcctlf agree »ilh a reverend anil ingeniaiu aiilhOT, Dr. Edwanl 
Barry, who preached an eloquent Sermon upon the, subject, oa Ihe aOlhof Dflcembcr, 
1S01, at hii Paricb Church of Wokingham, that " the bcrcMd of a bull-bait, the )ia- 
^ns af mercenary pugilists, and the cham|ii<ins of a cock-€ght, Can produce, I shoul4 
think, butt'ew, if any, disciples lirougbt up under Clieir Cnition, who have done service 
to their coiu)try eitlier as warriors or as cicizeat ! but abundant are tije tsstimonies 
which have bees registered at the galtaws of her devoted vicdtna, trained Up to these 
parsuitg. 'Vyiiatev^ is morally bad cannot be politically right Ttse monstar wh» 
aan nilfiilly penevere to tqrture the dumb creatiou, would feel little or no compu'nc- 
tifi^ to servi! a purpose, in aiming his bludgeoii at the bead, oringuiphin^the mor- 
cterouB blade within tjie warm vilal» uf hij fellow-creature. And in tegaid to boites, 
OUT whole hearts coa^nn the seutimenti of Mr. Pratt, so appropriate to an authOTwha 
l>»s written upon *^^a(A J : that "although tlie true-bred racer may love the sport sa 
veil as therntsri and that this instinctive ardour may be stimulated by exercise and 
Aabits most likely to call it forth, lie must have thiitcUiinoity-'>f^ Mid miUUDgborse 
' ■ itself 

■ Jfr-jiitt' Jj/'jVtTF Puhtftai^is. 

■ Bftif rnfurhit n» il ta not his. inlention 
'ill Ihe pre«cnt case lo enlcr oi) that 
M)1>Jeit i aiid after adifftinjC iu a very 
liberar inwi.ier tii tiic df simerale Wtai 
of an IlimouVable' M^iiber n-ba at 
that period iiijudicioiulj. ioppo^led 
the cro«i praclice, voiitiuui;i Jii» lat:d- 
jibic il elicit ii^Uie fullowipg wokIs: . 
■ "Aumhe tfniifincy of bnibnnnK*portj 
■F «nj kind or deioriplion nhitsoever to 
jnouriih IbE natioiiHl liMartOTislie of niiu- 
ItneM nnd courage, Che only ihwlo>v «f 
arunnitnt 1 evrr htard upon iiicl) occn- 
iiaa; atl I rin i^av li ibiiv: tlat rrwn tlic 
insroeimtv baUlts of the lonEil of beasls 
(.h. huraan brxeibj, bp to tho^o of tlic 
iiKhMl anil ixibU St tliat ara loruiei.tcJ by 
mm for tiii .ifsrii-THij! pariinp. 1 uMet 
Vm public proH-at 

' [July, 

imirfj ti> ^fat'ifj'tJie (trtirrf W mfoii- 
liitcralV it»palii?Rcc, or the hun-y of 
rraving btioinf't Pot thelrcttcr ifi- 
fiinirrticifi tif our fM'lera. wc shall 
jiti-.:-nt tbcni itith the fullowio'g: qno- 
latLon ! • ' 
■ ■' Kor, my »«*> |«it, my Loids, I can 

nbet . 


> ftb- 


...... ,.,.., - pdntiiiK — 

Hint do I say! litiTaltv dying undpr the 
<!eoiir5«, wl>tTi,on WAioj into titp ihaJsps, 
ve SFt^them ranftogtoand hrom London 
itirn and wom^n, to whmti or to rrihm it 
F]in be of no ptaiible tiEEiallcat-ail irtKlbn: 
Hay ixtrte one day saonKr or later, ami 
aometimw iialrrd whether tlwy ever ar- 
rive at all. More tliia half iho pust- 
bnr«» tlint die from abntn io hanui^ are 
hilleH hj pi'qpic ahs, hut for the mi^bi^f 
I am coinidaiiiing of.'itoiild bll i^to th>» 
chiES d>'-crib<^ by Mr. Slcrw, of fiinple 
or haiiiil'*5lraiTllerS, palloplng over uur 
rrKidi f'lr iirltlici- good noi' ev' ' ■ ■ *" 

capaOlo of rhigins lite kiiiU nf bar- pi,, „ 
■baroiid criidl), «!ucidatiiig tlic jusl ,hu„v 

y all' K 

A life. 

,. p,-'"if S'aluf<!'» """•'I'lii „ . 

iesihliig England, civilized .iiid po- 
tidied as slic i*. that one of hct mast 
fla^rartt *:ces jet remaius Io bo cur- 
rwlL-A! , 
■ In llip incrt'firniE pifV'i the Nidile 

*bf hi*Ftilow P 

nf Hie s.iIVcriiigs and goaAi 

) (he 

^Aoul k'llinif i>»H»r 
animals, more iDnuccnC oad iiiore wHal 
than IhpniielTrt. To F|i«ak maTRl*, my 
Inrds, t ouii|liiin thft human idknwi 
O'lght not tobr pirmitied, by the lans cif 
'ifffatpned uon. to tax for nniJiing'. tie- 
' i-s whi<rh God li»< j{ivKh 

' iclci 

(111 "iho liLiile cri'alioii. -an:! particii- 
larlv dra«g Muir allc-nrion to Ihal 
irful hut iil-falrd iiniinil tin- pnsl- 

th a lust *e:is,- «"-"■. ''"^ .".-■""'* "'>!'■'■ 

whose lif<-, 
laaeil ondu, is lorimu.i} |j 

I'd ti> Ihe ilMilKT!:te r 

His Lordship next adrerti Io nrto- 
Ihcr ab«*p, which he ob"er^piJ)*'nitt 
Ids fr«]iien(, and much more abock- 

" hiTsiue rommiltej iimli'r the 


of liitiilcrabtc 
the practice of buying * 

■loay'ifihc ridiTi ; sni I li 
on this-Kul^jfctf ivhen Miy oi 

■dducoJ. iBhiillnomnrprrc 
■QTBge barbnritiPt infliile^l o 
Mirufct, or iho Bame-rHH-k n 

nd thai w no more than tl'P tpsti- 
lici'p irhntfVfr they plcajc lO n5». rt 
} be lashed and spurred nnly oine 
wxi-i 11,11: mil [ — null n Kit)* hi hiamoaih, and a whip at hit 
Dnabir proiif (hnt his nnlom for tbc chacf has eWiiiBiiiibed 
rhn'ii IIh- race is to be von. But till tome luirli Pi-Meucp ii 
rcilit Ihit tht thirst of glory reooncilet the raco-hone lo the 
on him, than liiat the bull at th^ stAke, Kith a dog st bic 
lith upapons of dealh apihiM his antasonlst, m-e 
h other, or too tnocti deliphl.'d with the gtatificafioh 
of a tlnwi!; proppiuity. to kno« n+ielhiT tli.-y sre ftnnoytd or not" 

+ We lijve in rc^nlkrtion a passage from tie anihoV i^oled in a (brmcr nhle/Te- 
apcrtiaji aplin of hfcneviilcnitc said to tie adopted l-y Sir flichard Hill,' of Haofclrtnnp: 
■nikii Ti^MT ritUtinn nf the NoIjI^ Lord *hn in the Morsr and Palron of thw presolit Bill, 
tbe Monnntal*' Hi'iiny Ki.'klnr. h-sdmg Advoeiitf of the Scotch Bar, Wr Pratt,' In hit 
"Qleaninga," Telhi ut. that ■thi: above- mentioned pfotlpmen, instead of bleeding poor 
aiUMal* to deaih. acid iraiitonly dcttroyiDi; tliem, or nukta;; them dettioy one another; 
■ ' - . ' often 


•fiitM'wp-.'iS^ N^W FiiHuations: 


tphenet *fiten poil.ikiiir tb-angfh, 
Jrou o(A agt Of ditoi'i^f upon i4>ei 
com[iit(!ktJun of lioui muni/ auj/n.Mf- 
hire aii4ofpreiif!an tbe.j ■ 9rt cap^ible 
oIliiJDg under, )u nt lu reUinra )ir(K 
lit, with tbc tdditioD of the llcsli uid 
ikin, when brought to one vf the nu- 
merous huuiCs appru|iriated fi>r tho 
iliughtcr vf horsEs." 

We confesj, in a cimntrv so ftnip* 
for il( rcfinemcrit, sit ap|jl»j()d lor 
the geticruu« and s^ii>patJ-.«lic fui:!!!!;;'* 
of itti ptople, and so renmrkablfjur ■ 
ihote ncho study the siippi'e\sio!t. iij' 
lice-' Ihe existciice of such liardeiied 
cruellies excilti in our bi.«iiiU tbc 
dcepett leatations of siirprize uid 
liorcur! aud, after peruniJig tlie ex- 
tract of a ktt'^r which hi> Lordship 
reidtu the House, recapltuliiting: the 
preieding accuunS we arC nniazid to 

Bui we iJialt uut laLc up our iiv.n nor 
the reader's valuable tii|;e, nor digress 
frum tlic uierkx axul iiiipurtuiicc iif 
lie work, to JKveiligate a cuwue iil' 
this Daturef (ullj. persunded that the 
iciitimentsaDd.fcelui^^sof tire .Suble 
«oine of Peers, like tfeo»e of the 
pulilitk at hrgt', will bo' on the tide 
ofjurtice ftiid L'ompaniun. Thej will 
fcul the glow of CLiUiy^insm, ^iid Ye- 
lped for the Koble Charadlcr'who 
ro«e to ease the spcnchless brute of 
hi^ tonttcnts ; and let him taile, a* 
well a» man, the fomf&rf» of life. 

ah Liirtlshiii c-ues on lo proy^ that 
Ills Rill, iiasaed into a laiv, mi-^ht be 
i:xecuted by C'durts aud Magjjlrales, 
vitiiout their iK-ins iavesled nith a 
aew and arbitrary Jiscretion. . 

' " How," 8»ys liis Lnnlshrp, " are Ma- 
^istratra to fli9:iui;uit>li briwRi-n tbe la- 
tigucB Biul (ufTfriogs «1" beasts for llstiyh. 
ter, Id their mehincholy journeys to dsath 
in our mirkMs, front ucnpi^eesaiy and 

•thewftire-badiatoin aggraiojiuH of Ihem ? 
'^Hero,'- coatiuui:! his IjinUbip, ''I 
a^ at beiDu j — Ittn; I kituw luy courne so 
conplelely, tliat I can scarcely Vrr. lam 
DO '^ecultior upan tbu clfuut uf Die !»if 
nhich I projioBC to yuu, as tlie nlsest le- 
^isla^rfl must ofltB W, who are not prac- 
tically aiHiijaiiitetl *tth tlie admlniatriition 

n(L Luj^tieu. .flav^i^ p^iquuI'mLy lifiiijieyr. 

ju^go, iiuii iiriiii -liiuuUiiit Advocates,. 
wUa iioiu [juis lo tiiue boAiisiiu-^.sddtdtu 
ifiirjr uuni'Jtr 1 Ikiuiw'wi^b die utiUusCpre- 
cis^Ki tiiB BiTcut of it [d 'pra(i..v: and.I 
]ilc.l^-i DiyMif t« your Luidiiiipi, tbji ilis 
u;iP"Uiiuuut'ti!i:Bilt, if il pa>^ui iii,tu a law, 
will Im foiiud tu be most sIiiii>'l: uivI i.asy; 
raj-^ii^upuu now piineipbB of !&«, and. 
giviiij lu isjuira iiu ;ais.;r d.icjt-tiou oat 
luoi'« iliin.:ul( luliji^eu f >r Juilgmt'^t than 


■' Fit! 


my Lc«d3, I! 

.e law I p 


y.ur Lo 

likc'ly to 



>M I an 

n afraid »a lu^tirablc < 

111 llie p 

I'UdI code. I sUuiula 

u«y ini 


It ohna to 

ry W gii 

re eflbct U <; 

riiuinal j' 


piaM It 

entirvly , 

" No 


uuliuufbt «y 

one is 1 kely to prosecuti! by 

kUiidiic ub>iuus BUil a-^atAM cauEc, wbcn 
hi; tan, derive no pcrsjual biiii-fit from 
tiie piosiiculion, nor carry It on nitbput 
LDiibfe and eKpcai.-e. The law is, Uie[a> 
tore, Oiixi: tlie cbari(e of jnulft- 

is fium the 
nioi'al sense which tills Bill la calculaled 
tu iiwakBnJ, shall set the lavr in motion 
a^»in^t rnanifeil un<l di^ustliig uHeadets, 
lo iluliver UieuiecWss fruth the pain and 
horror which the laimi-diate view of wilful 
iiud wontuu crutHy is capablt of Pxciting, 
or is i-alhir sure lu c c>le in a gcncroiu 

' After other strengthening remarhi, 

hii Lordship concludes iu ttie follow- 

" f oiuit once again impress upon your 
Imdshlps' minds, the grcar, the incaloM- 
lablc effiiet ofwise laws, thta iUy admt- 
niaterod, ttpim the feelings ii nd morals ef 
^nkind. We .may bt ^dld, my I/nds. 
. to be ID a manuet how, creutol by Ibem, 
uiulpr the auspices of Ituliifiun, .in whose 

Lhc oliaroct,T uf wisdvnii ibey make all 
tha difference bolween ihe savages of the 
R\ldunic3s and the au<tlencp I uin now ad- 
dicssing. — 'I'he crrnhits "which jie daily 

cAen repair tlte rliins, heni t 
stiilce, poverty or agj, bm 
■ VttK clrcnn^stani-ts. Ihcy h 

I'uises, nnd bind up'the wiiimiii, ol fiishion Or 
ought low. For liapUss and lit^plesi steeds under 
tani»s. iney pave a tiarm shed aod a lich pastnrj. Nor i^ this iwecC 
I in iavour of their own steeds. They- purchase the nay-nom anil the m- 
.u^.^.i , I'bcy lind them. Thty rescue tliem from the latiour to nbich they aouid 
longer eqnnl ; and give them the ri'iifiai; which ajcj jnisfoituui, and bon.!st sei- 
;, descivc OD tbo pn^l^-.f ijrln''''rf^* "f compassioD," 


Ittview <if New_ PtiblicatAns.- 


deplcire, in cbildmi (nd in )with, arisefrbm 
defect in eilucati<Hi, and tliat defect in 
cducatioD irom the very defect in tha I» 
,«hiel( I ask yoiir LoNiiiipi la renedr. 
Erom tbe inorul sense of the Parent reani- 
mated, or raiber in tbii biantb created by 
the tav, tfao next geaeralim oilt leel, in 
the Aral da«n of their ideas, the august 
iclatioii they stand in to tbe Lowar World, 
and the truit' which their station in the 
vnlTene imjMses on them i and it will not 
be left 10 D future SCeme to remiod ui, 
when we put aside even a harmless inspct, 
that the world is larpt enough fot both, 
"lliis extansion of benevolence 10 objects 
benteth us, hemme habitnal by a cense 
ml duty incDkated, by lav, wilt reflect 
bat'kupou our sympathies to one another i 
-■ so that I may venturo to »ay firmly to 
3lour LordEhips, that the Bill I propoie tu , 
you, if it shall receive the sanction of 
Parliament, will not only be an honour to 
the country, bat an lera in the history of 
the world." 

eo. The Mulher'i Caterhitn ; or. Pint Prirt- 
cifleii^Kaoalcdge and Insttuctionjor verg 
yeang Children. By William Ma'or, 
jtX, l}- 'Author of tnany popular fVurJit 
for Ihf Um of Chitdrea anrf Schoah.- 
91. GKef*i>in of General Kmaled^e ; or, 
a Briff Introdaclion (o Me Aili and Sci- 
e^icei. For the Vie tfSekooh and Fam'i- 
lie: B; William Mavor,££. D. «(. 
93. T/ie Caleck'an 4 UaUlh S amla'mhtg 
dmfte and eaiy Rulet and 'DirerHdni for 
Ihe Maaagemenl »f ClB&en, and Ohn,- 
vationt on the Conduct qf Heollh in Gent' 
raL Fur tht Use qf SchouU and Fami- 
liei. 0t William Mavor, LL.D. He. 
The treU-k-Down, ingeaioua, and 
induithout Author of these little 
' Tracts, is with the most perfect pro- 
priety calietl the Children's Friend. 
tTnless that word wa» uf ttre most 
compreheniiTC import, including the 
imtructor, guardian, and parenlat 
friend, we should, from an attentive 
and diligent stinej of lii» numerous 
Kfiicet, in Tariirus furms of counsel 
Aod mental traming, consider the 
wtA friend ai too contractive and in- 
definite to express our full sense of 

firm and Jtntifj us, in this opinion i 
and we are persuaded that we shall 
hare the suftrage of all our most Ju- 
dicious readers, when we have made 
tluim better acquainted with the de- 
sigvand execution of the abofa-named 
pamphlets. The apt wmI brief ad- 
vertuereenta prefixed to each will 
best explain Ibat pbia and that exe- 

.The first Catechwn sett out wilfa 
thi> foil owing addrcfS to CbrisUaa Mo- 

" Seligion oaght to he the bcginniar 
and end of all education ; and eren before 
children are capable of readiug, tlijnr 
memory should be stored with tbe leadins 
principles of divine truths and moral du- 
ties. A genc-ral knowledge also of ttta 
nutore and qualities of things, and of the 
objects around them, may likewise be ac- 
quired by oral iastruction : ^e more tbey 
learn in this way, the more anxious ttiey 
will betoread, in order to gain further iri- 
fbrmiitian on what had prasiously arrested 
their attention. Children are naturally 
curious and inquisitive ; and those pro- 
pensities, if propcriy directed, will lead 
to the happiest results. 

" !t w, 

t tbe 

echism was written, lind it 
is with a view of doing good that it is pub- 
lished. If mothers and nurses will uae tt 
ii) the manner prescribed, much heneCif 
may arise from its introduction into tbs 
nursery. No other work is funned in the 
same model, nor aims to acconiplish its 
peculiar ends. Tbe Author, however, 
claims oe merit from his humble perform- 
ance, except that of being ze^oui in 
every pDssiblo way to ptnnote the best 
iaterests'of mankind, and of youth and 
childhood in particular, to whose insCni<!^ 
tion he h» l<mj devoted his most assidU:- 

Thisbeingthe first step ialhemcK- 
tal ladder of the child, is less fsToor- 
able to extract ) though, at the au- 
thor very properly obser«e«> 


iperly obs« 

extead {his 

far, to iitclude every 'thing that would bii 
proper for a child from three to seveal 
years of age in learn. What hai been 
written, it is hoped, will supply some 
leading quealions and answers, and aiaiat 
in directing the mother, or the nun*, in | 
flllint np tite outline of early instntctkat 
proposed. A few Prayers and Hymns are 
added i which will be usefully taught, as 
as soon the child isaUetospealcdiitioctly." 

In order, therefore, to evince it* 
practical ulilitv, we will abridge its 
subjects, all of which are aptly and 
■borti; arranged. Chapter I. Reli- 
gion I Social and Civil Duties. Chap. 
11. Letters ;ind their Division* { Writ- 
ing; Printingi Numbers, add their 
Applicationi Monej, Weights, and 
Meajures. Chap. III. The Earth, 
Planefi. Star* ; Princip^ Divisions of 
the Globei Chroaolcurv, Language; 
the Duration of Life. Chap IV. Time, 
aud Ita Division ; Poiala of the Com- 
pass; Miscellaneous Queilioiisi Far- 
aiture, Dress, Foodi &c. 6k. 

Review of Nfie Publications. 


The "Molher** CaUchism" can- 
dude) T»ith a brief Selection of 
Praven and Dmre Song« for Chil- 
drtn, from Dr. Walts «pd other emi- 
inent Moralists and Divines. 
The » Catechism «f General Know- 
■ ledge" is brought under the eye of 
the Reader aj lollows i 

" In proBeciition of his design of coin- 
piling a i»riea of Catechisms on some of 
the more important branches of educatioh, 
it oocnrred to the ambor, that one em- 
brauing the general principles of Human 
KooolMge, could not fail ti. be accept- 
able, especially to those who bi 
tinio or opportnaity for 
to othsrs, in happier circumsuncss, it 
would furnish useful hinU, aOd stimulate 
to farther enquiry. 

"Perhaps no work within the sameconl- 
pasa eter included so miMy subjeoti ; 
and though it was impossible, within 'he 
limits prescribed, to enter into details, 
it is hoprt that the definitions ond cxpla- 
natjons will be found correct as far as 
flley go, and that evety thing will leod to 
hnprovemeni or instruction. 

"The alphabetical mode of arrangement, 
■ as it &cililatei retereoce, will render this 
a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences in mi- 
niature, easy to be committed to memory, 
and nsefnl to every class of juvenile rea- 
ders, for whose lei-vice alone it was in- 

The subjects of this estimable litlle 

' treatise are : Agriculture i Air \ 

Akebrai Anatomy; Architecture 

plan of writing a series of Catechisms on 
subjects of general importance, and partly 
executed the present. Othef . engragt- 
ments drew off his attention from this ob- 
ject ; but convinced Ibat he cannot rimder 
a more useful or acceptable service to the ■ 
publick than by resuming hi^ design, lie 
has noiv peifnrnied j: in part, and hopes 
speedily lo complete the whole. 

" In every rountty the Econouv, of 
Health is too puch neglected, and parti- 
cularly in tills. Among the most cnliglit- 
ened persona, absurd pifjudltes still pre- 
vail in rcgai^ lo llie management of cbil- 
■ ' ingeroua practices b 

a defiaii 

i of r 

and u 

and that Parents ought lo be strongly impressed 

iring ' 

mind i: 

sound body.' 

"The young, likewise, of both sexes 
ought to bate some general principles 
laid down and frequently repeated, -for 
the r^ulatian of thtnr own conduct in 
such an important point. No vigilance 
can always prevent them from incurring 
the risk of health, and ofUn uf life, if 
they are wholly ignorant uf lonsequences, 
or negligent of (he proper means for their 
own preservation. 

" In the following pages the. author has 
carefully avoided iisuipiiig the province of 
the Physician r be has, buwevei- consulted ' 
Kveul ; and for the general plan he 
ia indebted to a 'German wortc of 
greater lengtli, uwlcr a similiir title, 
whiih, ,on the Continent, liad a sale be- 
lOud all precedent, tliough not beyond its 
lalue, and was inlrodnced into schools 
tith the most salutary effects, 

He*;,th, which has been carefully adaplfid 

Arlthtnetic i Astronomy ; Biograpbyi 
Botany i Chemistry ; Chronology i 
Clouds i Commerce s Cosmography j 
Dew; Drawing I Eclipses; Electri- 

■ . city t Oianhquakei ; Klliicks j Gal- 

MDism 4 Geoemphy ; Geunielry ; 
\ 'Grammar f Haflj Hirtory t Hydrau- 

■ '- licks ; Hydroslttticks f Jurispwideiice ; 
' Language; Logick i Magnetism i 

Man; Maps; MechMicks; Metaphy- 
■icki; Meteors; Mineralogy; Miits; 
Musick; Mythology; His- 
tory i Navi^ioo.; Opticks; Paint- 
ing 1 Pharmacy ; Philosophy t Phy- 
«^t| Physioiogy; Physiognomy t 

■pneumaticki ; Poetry j Printing ; 
Rain ; Rainbow ; Behgion ; .Riic- 
torlt* ; Scuipture ; SnoW ; Surgery ; 

■Theology I Thunder and Lightning; 

-Tides ;TrteonometrT i VeraiKtatiou ; 
Wind; Writing; Zoology. 
The " Catechisni of Health" i> thui 

' opened: ,- _ .- p. 

■ - " It is now upwards of ten yein »i»w tJiools. The B/ecasiity of Cleanir- 

' Dm Authov of thi» iitile Work fbrwrt the «« and frwn Air. Cadtion) hi 
... Gairt/ MM. J«(r. J8M- Stormi, 

e Islands, be equally, bencli- 
it bo:h young and uld to ap- 
pteciate and secure the most valuable of 
all sublunary enjoyments! , 
•' Wood'tock, March\i, 1309." 

Agreeably lo this plan, the subject* 
ire arranged under the follui^ing' 
heads: Chapter i. "Of the Value of 
Health." Chap. II. "Of the Struc- 
ture of the Uiimnn Body,, and the 
Treatment of Infants." Chap. Ill, 
"Of the Treatnwnt of Children from 
Infancy lo Adolescence, in respect to 
. Education, Dress, &c." Chap. IV. 
"Of Air and CIcBnIineSs— of Food 
atid Drink." Chap. V. Exercise nod 
Rest, with Aules of H^Ith under 
each." Chap. VI. " Dwellings-^ 

Jievietfi. of -A'** Publications. 


Stormt, &c." Chap. VII. "The 
Seiue), and their Pmervation. — 
Henllh. Infectious Diieiue*. Hemafk) 

' The liwr-mentioned tobjrtt is of 
such infinite importance,' tint a sug- 
gestion of Dr. Mavor's sliall b'c tran- 

" I am sorry lo rtmarh, thiit the local 
surgeons and nptithecaries are not only iin- 
■ Ekiltiii, but piejudice<l. The Sm»l]-poi, 
even in iU mildest form, to thcni was a 
beneGcisl source of income: and though 
I am unrilling tu iin|iute KiSsh views to 
■uub a rcfpertabli: bodj of men, a sense 
of public duty obliges me to ditclarp, tliat 
■Vaecinotion will nerer be univtrsal or to 
be di'pendtd on, till Oovcriimcnt is pleased 
to agipoint peisons duly educated Ju the 
■Tennvrian school, to districts' and coun- 
ties, «ilh a moderate salary, for inocu- 
lalrn; the poor, and the privilogi: of beinj 
paid and en)()!oyed by Uie rich." — Tlie 
persons I allude to, and vish to see ap- 
pointed, should he oliliged to take tbs cir- 
cuit of their districts at regular periods, of 
n^icb public notice Kliould be given for 
Ibc poor to allenil tliem i and tlity should 
f^onliune in oAe town or nciglibourhood 
till they liad seen the progress and termi- 
nation of (he disease on the inoculated, 
and be able to grant ceitiGcatee that they 
were safe. I would restrain them fi-om 
practising any other branch of the medical 
profession, that they might dctote thuir 
whole attention to ibis ; and I am certain 
that the small sum of 100/. per unaum, 
fbr a ccunty, to inoculate the poor, and 
the chance of being paid by penons in 
easy Ciri'um stances, would be of rnoro 
public service Uian millions which are an- 
nually eipended for other purposes." — 
2' "But wouhl you compel the poor to 
be vaccinated i" A. "No. In a free 
country, and where the prejudices of the 
f cople ought to be consulted, no compul- 
sion slionld be resorted tc. It might in. 
deed be rendered penal to inoculate fur 
the Small-pox, because it would be an 
otTcTice against society i but as for Vac- 
' cinalion, if it were one* gratuitously of- 
SeM, if the Clergy were to exert them- 
celves in their respective parishes, wbicii 
they cannot at present conscientiuusly do 
frith incoinpctCHt practitioners, in a. very 
short time, botli poor and rich would ea- 
gerly embrace this ijoporlant discovery; 
and the Small-pox, as I have already said, 
would bb wtiully extirpated." 

Upon the whole) nc recammcDil 
this as a well-su jested and well-exe- 
cuted plan, from which the greatest 
good may be derived in. the most im- 
)>nrtaDt points of Nuirtarc and Educa- 
tion JniU first stages, aud h3|ipiiic» 
in all. ' 


93. Eiempla Propria : or, Enfliih Strt— 
lences, Iramlnled Jrvm lie beil Si/ntan 
fl'rileri, ami ^adaplcd lo llie Rulei in 
Sj/iitax ; lo be ogain Iranilalid into iHb 
Latin I^anguage: designed for the Vst of 

juaiut Sags in Classitai iSc/iooli. By Ik^' 
Jiec. George Wliitieker, ji.M. Itimet- 
tic ChapldnitF lilt lHosl nolle Ikr Marquis 
1!/^ Lansdowne, and IVailer of lie GraiK- 
inai'-A'c&n^ in Soulhauiplon. Law. ]3na. 

PROFESSEDLY intending this to 
be " an introductory Booli," Mr. 
'S^'hittaker "commcncesvith the cha- 
racteristic distinction of the declen- 
sion- of nonns substantive, and tbe 
conjugation uf verbs." 

" A Table of the termination of active . 
and passive verbs is given lor reference, 
ulicu a boy may be in doubt. Ten verbs 
are expressed under a variety of Klrms. . 
Short examples tbllow, of the best olasai~ 
cal authority, under ten rules in Syntax 

with the English and Latin on opposite 

" The secoi>d part contains sentences 
under all the rules of Syntax in ordrr, as 
nearly as possible, as Ibey are arrHoged 
in all Latin Grammars. These examples 
also are literally translated from Roman 
writers of unquestionable purity. The 
F.nglisli and Latin are litewise in this part 
on apposite pages. 

" In the third part the examples are gi- 
ven without any Latin annexed, with the 
exception of an occasional word or pbrase. • 
These sentences ate selected (rom the 
best classical authors, and are translated 
as literally as the idioms of the diSerent 
languages will allow." 

Mr. Whittaker ba* evidently taken 
much pains with thislitile volume i and 
is likely, «e understand, to receiTe-his 
reward by the admission of bis woiIl 
into some of thtf liiQ-ratc public (e> ' 

94. J%«n(. Consilting qf Tranttaliom. 
Jram Ihe Greek, Latin, and Italian { witli 

mme Originals. By Mrs. Ware, of 
Ware Hill, Hens. Caddl and Davies, 

IBmo. pp. 230. 

THIS ingenious Lady that depre- ■ 
cates ihe Crtlic't wrath : 

" IMy education was that of most ft-. 
males; and. if I have any where mista- 
ken the Poets' sentiments, ftnn whom 1 
have attempted lo translate (though I 
have endeavoured to follow them) I hope it 
will be attributed^to my not havnig bid 
the advantages of a classical iiutiati<»i. 
As tar as my knowledge of the de*d laa. 
gnagKS extends, it has been acquiitd 
purely frttn) jjriyfte .suidf , withtot in. 


Sevieie of New Pubiicatiom. 

Btmctor or a«sislant.— Under this ccindid 
^position of facta, 1 trust I may depre- 
cate the blasts of severe criticism, which 
would not'fail to foaiKler tay fcBsiU,.and 
perhaps tifo venturesomo bark. Though 
I arrogate not fame, if the public voice 
does not eondemn me. I shall feel grati- 
fied, and. ill the ciperienoe 6f this mdul- 
aeice, he more thau repaid." 

. Ware 

lier secret prayer, her alms, we 
Acceptance maj bava found ; 

Her soul, -no more allied to dust, 
With endless life is ciowa'd." 

Thougb 'be Muse of Mi 
^Mnobig dared^ the attempt has not 
beeD unsuccessiul I and some seiec- 
tionsfrum Homer, Tlieoctitus, Mos- 
ehtu, Anacreon, Ovid, Horace, Ari- 
ostff. Mid Guarini, are inlroducea to 
the English reader iu pleasing strains. 

We Uke Uic following, from The- 
ocritus, not as one of the best, but as 
oae of the shortest. 

Roving Copid 



From a honey- stor-d hive, as it lay 
When a little impcrtineiit bee, on tna ""'i 
.toiog, .[stins; ^"*« 

Fix'd deep in his finger his sharp-pomted yom 
SpoQ IberenoTii iiiflam'd it, and, swelling """ 

with pain, [loudly comph ' 

Cupid . ftetted and stampM, 
■ Till he hied him to Veuus. 


You eicactly tesomble this insect yourself; 
Imidious, though trifling, you flutldr 

But -you doep fiK your sting, and yon 

wide make tie wound." 

Niir are the following lines " to the 
Memory of 3 Village Pcliool-inistress" 
[devoid »f merit i 

" Unnotic'd in hsr humble cot. 

By Christian p>«cepts iway'd. 
Without repining at the lot 

That Poverty display 'd. 
Her life no selfish leisure found. 

No talent misapplied ; 
To teich the ini'ant tongue to sound 

its Maker's uamc, her pride. 
Taught by that saored name, we know 

A willow's mite was ppais'il ; 
From tlie same source wiU mercy flow 
■ . On pray'r siiicoFCly rais'd. 
By warm benevolence sustain'il. 

Her humble pittaoco oft restrain'd 

A neighbour's harder faie. 

- When, prostrate at the altar's feet. 


The penitent tl 

95. An l»>prmemtniin the Muli of admi- 
niste'iHg tke yapour BalA, and la the 
Apparaiut connecltd ailh it i w 'A Piaus 
of fixed and poilalie Balhi fur Ho fituU 
and Pfvutt HoMts, and jume Pfocticat 
SuggtitfoBs on lie ^fieocy qf FofioHfj.™ 
ApplicalioTi In varioai Diitases l^ Ihc ffu- 
, man Framt, and a. maj/ it imefinal la 
tht Veltnnafs Branch of Btcrlic'id. The 
wluti illattraledby Eltven Plates. 

THIS "Improvement" is thus io- 
Ktibcd tu Lord Melville > 

"My tord; Unaccustomed toOielan- 
guage of adulation, which .1 know your 
Lorddhip de.piset, i shall expr^-ss the pur- 
pose that has led to the presi^nt address, 
~in the dii:tatei of siiuple truth. A just 
sense of your Lordship's superior talents, 
and ot ihe leal with whivh ihoy have been 
uorcmittiugly employml, a length- 
ened series of yuan, in the service of 
ilry, iiiJuceJ me to solicit your 
for the improvemenl I have 
insde in the mode ef adm.nitlBring the 
'oiiiJ Vnpour Bath, which I aih about to sub- 
rc to >"it to the consideration of the publick. 
' It is intended for the ^eral good of man- 

narL ''''"'• ^nd is particularly calculated lo be- 
nefit the Navy j—h is, therefore, with the. 
greater .propriety' that I arlilrees your 
Lordship on the occasion ; your Lordship 
having, with so much honour loyoutself, . 
• adv.iutage lo your country, and satisfac- 
tion 1^ Ihe heroes of the ocean, presidsj 
over that department. 

" Availing myiielf of tht present .oppor- 
tunity, permit me to ofler to your Lord- 
ship the tribute of my gratiMide, tor the 
liberality and iudulgeirce I ouco eiq*ri- 
rieaced at yunr I'ordsbiii's hands. Th« 
period to wh^cb 1 allude is, indtied, ni- - 
mote i but the kinduess it enibraped it 
fresh iu my memory, where jt will be eyrf 
cherished. 1 have the honour to be, filb 
defiirence and respect, my Lord, your 
{.udsbip's faithful and obliged humble 

And' the Pliin itself >s tliu» satigfM- 
torily reCHmmended ; , 

" We have examined the improved Mo- 
dels HS well as Ihu Baths ereoted by the 
Hon. Mr. Cochrane; and wa hove no he- 
sitation in, (lejlarine that they are Con- 
stinctcd with inurli ingenuity and simpli- 
cJy, and that they possess, withiria sm.ill . 
compass, a degree of efficiency, sc^:ii- 
facy, and varietygf application and powtT, 
beyfmd anyihing of this nature winch wc 
have witnessrHl. We are, therefore, of 
opinion, that they would prove an admi- 
rable Edition to all Naval and Military 


Sesiirat of New Pxtblicatiom. 

licularly in the County whitb it ii 

disrases in which, under (be BUp«rin1 
tag care of the judicious Medical Man, 
ttey may not, at one Mage or another, 
be useful; and in the prerealion of dis- 
ease, as well as during ihcperioda of con- 
. TBleicence, they wiJI also p.oJuce effects 
highly beneficial." 

[Signed by T7 respectable Pbysi- 
tjaiis and Surgeous.] 

The Plates are neatly engraved t 
and ne select a sliort siiccitneu of the 
author's style: 

" 1 am aware that the application of 
vapour has b^en long known, and fre- 
quently rcsurted to, in this country ; yet 
I can safely say that, with me, it Wiis en- 
tirely new, as I bad scarcely ever heard of 
the Vapour Balh, wheu necesiity directed 
(ny attention towurda ilj and I was to- 
tally ignorant of cvi-ry p»rt of tlie machi- 
nery connected with it, when I first had 
recourse to its poneii. 

" A very protracted residence in India 
had considerably deranged my constitn- 

more ifflmediately iBt«iuled to terve. 

The Introductory Verse*, ob tlM 
LunmUc Aiglum, may properly mfficc 
for BD eitraet : 

" THE matchless form of hnmao beau^ 
»re, fmould, 

Stamp'd by the Oodbead in an eartbly 
The noble feature, and ptoportiun fair. 

Are to thenJW, as dross to finest gold. 
But when that mind, to (biw?j a pr«y, 

Ptoslaima the vanity of all below ; 
No^^sigbt on earth such mis'ry can display, 
eal the mourner's 

ir po**rallowa. 

No human 

) and I began 

My chest was loaded with 
phlegm: I laboured under a severe, and 
almost incessaut, cough ; and my voice, 
vhich was feeble and interrupted, some- 
limes failed me. Accident about this time 
Ibrew in my way " Madge's rnbaler," and 
I made use of it with something of a pro- 
phetic assurance that it wuuld lead to sa- 
lutary readlls ; and my surveys was equal, 
•t least, to my espeutatiou. This nsftu- 
lally produi'cd reflection on the superior 
advantages that might be obtained from 
, v.ipour, upon an extenpive scale, and with 

" Witbout tiie least knowledge in Me- 
dicine, I clearly ascertained, that nihe- 
tenths of the complaints with which Euro- 
peans in India were affiicted, originated 
in cliecked perspiration ; and I conceived, . 
thatto remcdythe evil, thebcsl means would 
be an application of vaiionr, if it were pos- 
sible .to confine iCinsuulia rnnunUr that the 
1 should be sub- 

97. P,aH,ail Ohnmaf, 
taut Vwi ofSl/irtarf 

in lAe Ufilhra. Bf 
<abet of Ute Xoi/al 
Loudon. Callow. 

8 DO. pp. 88, 

THt aohject of this ingeotou* pam- 
phlet precludes our eufering into \ 
mmute account of it, Sut we may 
venture to saj, in general terms, that 
it is well written, and displaji 
great profussioual 'talent, and a •pi- 
nt of candour worlhj of iniitallun 
Mr, Wadd, we. believe, was a juve- 
nile pupil of Sir Jsgies ilarle j and 
-reflects credit on his preceptor. 

We shall be much obliged to Mr. 
Baines for 


:r of Pi 

i asks, Why a Sow, who bag 

a except ooe black one, 
treme hatred to the one 
■ » „ . """^" "• ""'guiar iH its colour, and takes 

96. Short Pacts, m Vetae. By Clericus, every opportunity nf shewine its aversioii 
Fubli,h>dfo,ibeBti^Jilitftheaia<UubU hy depriving it of its fobd, &c. Also 
Fitudfor (be Eilablithinenl qf n Lsnalic why Goats, during the time they are wiih 
Pruiltd yo'inS' ">>■ never eat a herb called Itoga- 
j. pp. "50. toot, of which they are at other times 
paniciilarly fond. 

AijluM in the Cil^ qf Lincoln. 

cl i5pakliiig, ig 1'. Albiit ; Sa 

Crosby ami Co. Kc. 

THE profits of this little work, 
which js inscribed *^to Ihe benevo- 
lent !^l^lparter9 of Public Estalijisb- 
menls for tl|e rilief of tbe suds and 
daughters of afflictiwi ( lo those whose 
hearts ': elt at the sight of misery, and 
whuiu purses are eier open at th^ 
rail of Lhri:'- '--:■- ■■ -- ' 

^fer ScHirsiT to the justly cele- 
brated Mr. ToMRiNi. 

A. B. C. ia informed that " Lake's Irov 
Crown" is a real allusion, which has again 
and again been explained. (See vol. LVIII. 
p. 602, vol. LXVIU. pp. 8i2, 9.51, We 
cannot repeat qoestions ad infiniims. 

M.. n Answer m Mr. Hvcn 

tall of Lhrislii.ii Charily .- are so hu- D^l'ie, in ouV n«t -with St P™ -Z 
daWy appropriated, Uiat wc doubt Mosktoh CborchM, fca ki ""'™ 

By Dr. Shav. 

THE helpless crawling caterpillar trade 
Proin-the first period of his reptile race, 
Ckrth'd in dishunflur, on the leaftr spray 
Unseen he wears his Bilenl hours away ; 
Till satiate grown of all that life suvplies. 
Self taught Ibe voluntary martyr dies. 
Deep undsr earth hli darkling coune he 

And to the tomb, a wHling gnest.desceodi. 
There long secluded, in his lonely eell, 
Foists the sun, and bidi 

Select jPpeft-y, for July, 1809. 653 


ID lately were bItthetODie 


wide » 

And driving snows usurp the fro 
In vain the tempest beats, th< 

No storms can violate his gravt 
But when revol'rins months ' 


When laughs the 

bloom, L^""'" » ueui 

He bursts, and flies triumphant from the —^ 

And, while his new-bom beauties lie dis- 
plays, i'„j 

Withconscious joyhiaaller'dfonnsurveys. 

Mark, wiile he "moves amid the sunny 

and gay, 

Butterfly's banqastiDsrouring away. 

Your feasts and your revels of pleasure ara 

Bed, [ay >s dead ! 

For the soul of the banquet—the Butter- 
No longer the Flies and the Kcnmets ad- - 

vanci!, [hopper's dsoce — 

To join with their frietvds in the Grass- 

For see, his thin form o'er the fkraurite 

. bend, [of hii friend ! 

And the' Qrasshopper mouma fiirthe-loss 

And hark to the funeral dirge of the Be*, 

And the Beetle who fallows, as moamful a* 

■a plain. ^ '■ [mshes wave, 

whirlwind -^'"^ ""• '^^'^'^ "> moomfiil the gre«n 

The Mole is preparing the Butterfly's grave! 

. repose. The Dormouse attended, but, cold and fbr- 

won their lom, [horn— 

[zephyrs play, And the Gnat slowly winded his shrill little' 

' -■- - — - AndtheMoth, who was griev'd fijrtlie loss 

orld farewet. 

of a 

Gay Nature's face with wi 
Proud of his various beauti. 
And spoils the feirest flowt 

And deems weak Man the futi 


. glance ■ 
liiQself m 


and glorious 


By Dr. Sm*w. 

HAPpy insect, blithe and gay. 
Seated on the sunny spray, • 
And drunk with dew the leaves among, 
Snging sweet thy chirping song. 
All the various seasons' Ireasiires, 

All the products of the plains; 
Th^y lie open to thy pleasures, 

Fav'rileoflherurat swains. 
On thee die Muses fin their choice, 

And Phmbus adds his own. 
Who first inspir'd (hy lovely voice 

And tun'd the pleasing tone. 
Thy cheerfut note, in wood and vale. 

Fills every heart with glee, 
^nd Sumnier smiles in double Charms 

While tlius prodaim'd by thee. 
Like Gods canst tl: 

the body, and silently kiss'd her! 

t was embalm'd at tbe set of the 

u, [worm had spun i 

And inclos'd in a case Which the SUb- 

By the hi^lp of the Hornet, the co^n nai 

On a bier, out of myrtle and jessamine 
la weepers and scarft came thr Butterflies 
all, [pall i 

And six of their numbers supported the 
And the Spider came Uiere,- m his mourn- 
ing so black, [en'd htm back ! 
But the Are of the Glow~«orm soon fright- 
The Grub lei^ his nut-shell lo join.the sad 
throng, [aTdng — 
And slowly led with him the Bookworm 
Who wept his poor neighbour's unforlunciti 
dooi9, [on his tumb : 
And wrote those few lines, to be plac'd 

" At this solemn spot, ahere tbe green 

rushes wave, [grave ! 

Here sadly ire bent o'er the Butterfly's 

■T was here we t« BeOuty our obsequies . 

paid, t [hadmudu! 

Aod hallow'd the mound which hci- ashes 
" And here shall tHo daisy and violet biow. 
And the hly discover her bosom of snow ; 
While under the leaf, in tbe cv'nings of 
spring, , [hippprsiog!" 

, Still mourning her friend, shall the Grass- 


Suag by Mr. BK*HiH, et Ihe lale Annk-e 
lary Dimiei i/ Ihe London hifrmarif J 





OW cheerless is Ufe white thei 

of night 
Natuio's line optic is clos'd '■ 



■rbere ig their pleuure, 

their delighti' 

Who to dacknesa and VMit u% eipos'd? 

Th« great Panoiama of Nature vitlidravii, 

Doixn'diD Sorrow't dark car«rn to dwelt, 

Loit to them is the Doon-tide, the'eveniag. 

And e'eo Hope flies their desolate ceil. 
To drair up thii veil for th« bnsht beaau 
uf ttesYen, 

Kind Charity bade na unite, 
And Science attended, and said—Be it gi*en. 

That Bui;cau shall tbeir etfort* requite. 
Jfov see on the ejee, where hung total 

How the dear rays ofTtsion appear; 
Whilit tlie tireathiags of gratitude iow treat 
tdeir li[M 
For the blessings conf^rr'ij on them here. 


An irregjiiar Ode. 
OST worth? Signors, why this 

Sdect Poetry, fir 3vi\y, 1809. 

But every one cries shame— «o a 



And why do you ask \it\ii go oulf 
First lovingly, with kind aud soft persuad- 
ing, [inr. 
llien louder, in a voice of stem apbtaid- 
And lastly, really ;e make such a pother. 
Ye &I1 to loggerheads with one another. 
Besides, Signors, the truth to tell. 
We 're D«fj B»!ii--indeed we're very well; 
We So not want a ciutnge of air. 
Although indeed you offer very fair. 
And tell us that, upon insluri r^tction. 
To take oar seats the while, you've no 

What can ye do >f people have no nouj f 
We 're obstinate, and like the air o' the 

Worn out with listening to your ^ichorta- 

(We mean those same confounded long 
That kept u» up go late, night after nlgbt, ' 
And vex'd us sadly)— yw — we 'U stop for 
spite," (go out!" 

" But noct Lord C*iTL£ar>0R — won't iRia 
Says SgnoT Brewer. — "So many, people 
tiunk you ought, that if you dont— " 
"No, d me I" says Lord Ca^tle- 


Nor will they take a Inni — the devil '» ia 

■' No, Signors, no, we csanat take a hint. 

However broad — wA if you 'II call to 

There 's nothing wondrous navel in 't t 
To stay i' the Houtt ye »nce were much 

Ye feign'd yourselves all very sick. 

And 6a your bri>ail-*ndi sat — as dying. 

Ye would not stir sithouE a shocking kick 
That sent ye flying ! 

And— as t was said, gave yon such woe- 

Ye never cutild btft fo lit agiaa ! 
Uowe'er, y our case il seems was not so bard, 
' From sittiag in lit Hoiae you 're not de- 

Ye stitl can til — not without pain perhaps. 
And making of some feit griffiai:es. 

But truly you 're such discontented chaps. 
Nothing will serve your ends — but ettr 

Puss IN TUB CoaNER. 

On the Peafh of Sir Jobm Moobe. 
Bn a AB«-cunimi.ri«nerf 0#tBr of the F^fll)- 

Y£ Sons of Britannia, whom Wai^ 
lUud alanns 
Hate cnll'd from your peaceable shore. 
With me drop a tear — fur the foremost in 

The brave Scottish Hero 's no more. 

dreds bave bled, 

There the pride of the battle fell low. 

rbe sun slow descending Itheld him in 

_ fight 

The foremost on Honour's stain'd ground ; 

Sul, as it withdrew the last rays of its 

Brave Moore re 
Night spread on 

'd his itcath-woand. 
1 pity) her mantle 

And tuch a 

re his hat over his eyes,] — 

o' doora the 
iiilc ,- 

■! ah ! ye well m 

Where the pride of the battle fell low. 
Peace rest with thy manes, thou Chieftain 

* Many children who b«d been born 
blind, and who had received their sight 
under this Inttitutioa, were presented to 
the Assembly, who raised a contribution 
of between t'and SOUL fbr the Cbaiity. 

! old Ocean ci 
Fond mcmary thy e 


And point wilt 

To the Iriends of 

sad place 

Where the pride of Uie battle fell low. 

Select Poetry, for July, 1809/ 


lierc a, imall battery stand* bf Co- Wkh deafeniDg abouta .the; board tba fbe, 

lUDDa'ufaiituwn, Tnice the French Captain aito'd * blow, 

C lose donD by [be sca-boten share, Tno of the English suak be W, 

sleep the reel, alna of that Chief of The rest retreated hastily. 

"Turn, oonards, turn," bold Wethenll 

Furious he hoardi, and at hii side 
Seldsle, whose couraga oft was tried, 
Assails the foe impctuousiy. 
The Frenchman's 


Tlie gailaat,' thrbrave Sir John -Moore. 
And the Spaniards, for «h6m he un- 

With hoioms high molJing with woe,' 
Shall often repair^ to and weep u'vr Ihe 

sword, in venggance 

WItere the pride of the battle lies low. 

At D 


Had laid full low the foremost crest, 
But-Seldale p)erc>d the hero's breast. 

And thus secur'd the victory, , 
O cruel, fatal, bloodjrWir! 
Where'er the Furies drive thy car. 
Nor hnsband, sire, nor son they spere. 

Fell Slaugfatcr reigns promiscuously', 
the dark habilimentrof Qre« God of Hearen ! to tliee we kneel; 
Thy giiardian care may England feel. 
Secure from Hostile fire and steel. 

From force and secret treachery ! 
Soft Pity weave thy golden chain ! 
May widows, mothers, ne'er complain 
For bnsbands, sons, untimely slain { 

But ev'ry soul bieatlie harmony ! 

Tsaunter'd wiO. the'hspi^g ^'T ''"« ''*,"' ra"" "^ ■"»" i^^^e- 
Cynthia, ft-om the vault St ^^ "'""'' ™">te» camaRc cease, 
' ' ' The woHd obey the Pnnee of Peace, 

, And Mercy reign triumphantly ! 

SONNE r. No. IV. 

Coalmutd Jivm p. S52. 

BEHOLD yon orb, around wbose' san- 
guine form 
Horrific speciT(:s nlieel their 'sullen 


jure 'tis the sad preciinior of the storm: 
Oh ! tell me what vicissitudes foKom 

Am I, poor wanderer! doom'd by Hea- 
o know f {morn, 


The woodlands 
ray sight. 
Where erst f 
Ko more shall 

On ioie her bland irradiance ditfose; 
For Death his tutal, never-errii^5 dart, 

ilready at my labouring heart! 


r. M. 

Untt itscriptise tf an Engagement ah'ich 
loot place uf Ilispaniola, ieJuwn Ihe 
English Pnsatter ihe ftevenge, of 14 
duns. Capt. Wethetail, aurf a French 
MercAanlmait, 0} Sa Jiundrid Tuat 
harden, and mauiiling -li Guai. 
. rpHE stars had fled, llie sua nr«Be, 
) ^ Along the deep the sea-bree?.e blows. 
With rippling track the current flows, 
- " Tlie British flag flies gloriously. 

When, lo ! a vessel hove in sight, 
Twai French; both crews prepare for 

And summon all (heir skill and might, 

To gain '. he conquest speedily. 
The English was a privateer, 
' Banown'dfafvalour far and near; 

Tbeir Captain Wetherall loud they cheer. 

To lead the conibat manfully. 
The French for merchandize was made. 
The Captain late retlr'd from trade, ^ 
for wife and only son afraid, 

FoughtEjrhisJife, love, property. 
Of nard'roas guns they oujnber'd mora. 
But Britjah hurts, true to the core, 
Wb» n^er in battle flioch'd before, 

Ruih t* clow bud« rurisailr. 

lo camplah 


To cheer me 

ft to support uie in 
comforts, e'en thouglt 

uaHgur 19 near, ■ . [fear ! 

For no servant of Jesus can ever know 
la the height of all siiflWring my voice will 

I raise; [praise! 

I will sing of his glory ! wilt sing in his 
Than increase ev'ry fire, or shaipen acli 

spear, [fear ! 

Still the servant of Jesus can never knov 
Though my body may tremble, my mind 

is at rest, * [the bless'd j 

My soul s on shall fly to the home of 
Then inflict all your torments, prolong 

ev'ry pain, [plain ' 

But the servant of Jelut will never com* 
1 shall go to the place where my Savionr 

And my Ood will accept of true fiuth Jo. 
In my hope tben.-behoid, all your cSbitt 

t^t a servant af Jetu; should ever conii 
plain! Z. A 

. . A PLAS- 



SeUct Poetry, for My, 1809. 


Tail Ihii receipt — i/ou ni>i| ie lare, 
tf aeU applied,— peifamt a tutt. 

WHY do the Husband snil the Wife 
Go lamely Chrnagh > married life^ 
Wheii IheTK's a noitrum so complete, 
Would make Ihem to earh otiier meet, 
A certaia cure — the cheapest bought. 
Has but one fault— (Ae fiite ii nought. 

The morning fine j the timewai Spring, 
• Tbebirde, for aught I know, might ling. 
But, as in Birmingham I daeU, 
Must leave the rural Barda to tell. 

A handsome woinaD, tax from poor, 
Wat hovering about my door, 
No* standing — moiing — kept no way, 
Jis if she something had to say { 
Diatress'd, yet anxiaiis to hegiu, 
Kecenity then forc'd her in. 

" I live unhappy — not from choice — 
Faroar me. Sir, with your advice." 
" Advice to Lawyen most belong ; 
1 can't, a> they do, lell my tongue." 
', advise me hovrto live. 


. charity tc 

Wy hu-band'i 

He 's always (colding — makii 
Hi* lemper catches fire like tow, 
I uo» and then receive a biowt 
t Such cruelty \ should he not mend, 
Most certainly will be my end." 

Sorrow her feature* warp'd apace, ' 
The teart descemled from her face. 

" Yeu >ay, beneath s load you groan; 
Pray, a one half Ihe f;iiilt your own } 
For when your husband's tongue runs high, 
Does not your own make sone reply i" 

« ill. 

" Your plan I fbllow>d to a letter. 

My husband is abundance b«tter." 

Then persevere, mnA in the end 

Yon 'II turn * tyrant to a friend. 

If one word 's spoke you have not won, 

Tta> enchantment biealu, and yon 're nn- 

Anothar ^ace of tioM then paM'd, 
Perhaps one equal to the last : 
Again she enters — 'ioj she fecif. 
With chickens dangling by her heels. 

"My husband's cur'd — well treats hii 



I happy life. 
le be^t of thanks are due, 
is trilling' present too." 

Feel far more pleasu 
Than I should teel in 

by her Rekitiiei to /eate Aim in Ihe time 
qf trouble. 

WHEN bidden to the Church repair, 
Tlie joy of ev'ry fnitliful swain, 
My " heart" prov'd rebel to the fair. 

Till warra'd by charming Fanny C ; 

Her shape, her mien, J doating vi^w'd ; 

■■ - .. aptur-d heart, 



Where is tlte tongue that can lie still ■" 
" Can you find pi)tience to endure 

. *' Sir. all 1 have ! 'd fra -ly give j 
Kay, give the world, in peace to live." 
"Then, iu yuur conduct through the 
Let Prudence guirle you on the way ; 
And when yo|ir husband'a ton^e runs 

higli, ■ 
You must, on no acconni, reply; 
While you, but not in sulks, forbejr, 
fiis wrath will spend itaelf In air. 
If you but one objection raite. 
You add a chip to force tbF blaie ; 
For flint and steel no flame can catch 
When there's no brimstone on the match : 
itia lightning spent, his thunder o'er, 
tlouds break, the sun shin s a;i before." 

The healing-plaster laid on now. 
She dropp'd a court'ay— I a bow. 

Perhaps three months ehps'd the-while. 
She than approach'd me with a imile : 

We " sacred ploJg'd" ne'er n 
In her all hopes of bliss 1 plac' 

Could ulhers love her lialF lo well I 
For her e'en death itielf I 've fiic'd, 

•' My aogiiish now" no tongue can tell. 
With " scorn" she leaves my heart in 

Nor can my love bi.r bosom move ; 
" Two datiuig boys," they plead in vain, 

"Mistaken friends" have banished love. 


'HAT shall we do old Time to kill r 
The tedious wreteh annoys us itilt j 
With which destrof him of the three. 
With Women, Wine, or Melody i 
Now Musick cruelly will treat him. 
Because she 'II make a poiu; to ^f bim, 
Ilutfaere 's tlie mischief ; she'll refraia. 
And keep and ieat bim o'er again. 
Send him to Wine and Women ; — done ; 
FuT here the ndds are two to one ; 
Let hrm quickly then repair 
To the brisk glass sod lively fair, 
Pil lay yoii fifty to a si'oie, 
1'^ sadold dog js found no nore. 
^frills. T. W, . 

[ "' ■ ] 

Ihioctuiivci IH mi Tan)) SEiaioN or thi Foubtb Parliahemt of tri 
United Kincdum or Oiiat Britain and Uelahd, 1B09. 

HouJa OP CouuoNS, A/iritl^. .were unei^ired, wbeii Govenimeat (bought 

Sir C. Samil^oa camplaiDi:doFa breach proper to pure base it,fbrtliB beue&tavow^ 
of privilege, in coiuequence of an irregslar edly of CbPlsea Hospital. An Infirmitrjr 
arrniit being inadaonbis perEon by a She- lad been lioce biiilt upon a part of it; 
riff's Officer, arhe was proceeding to the but (he part which htis been leased Ca Col. 
House. Obrdop was exceedingly desirable for the 
Lord Fotk'stose moved " That there be Hospilal, a» a fine enieiit of ground, lying 
laid before the House h copy of the ia- close to the Thames, and afftnrdiug frsi; air 
formation filed in his Majesty's Court of - to (he Infirinary. (jol. Ooidon's projected 
King's Bench by Ihe AUomey- General, liouse would stand immediately between 
against John Ogle, Esq. in Uie year ISOO tlie InSnaary and the Uiver, and, l?eing 
or 1601, together with an account of the surrounded by a wall eight feet high, would 
cOii«equentlegalproceeding(herein." The entirely preclude the air from the aicfc. 
Noble Lord then went into an account of Thewhole,heaBii'med,boTetheappeBraiico 
the charifes exhibited against Col. Ogie. of a scandalous job; and he thought ihe 
Mr. Yorkt proposed to add, " And also Treasurer as well as tbe Medical Gentle- 
all the proceedings of the War .Office with men of tbe Hospital, culpable' in not re- 
reference to Co). Ogle's accounts," , mgnstrating upon the subject He movei 
Lord OssiiUtoa mored for a return of all for a Copy of the warrant gran(ed hy Ih^ 
Offices regulated or abolished, also of all Lords of the Treasury to prepare a Lease 
created, since 1783; and furaretnm of of certain lands inChelsea, Jcci dated UUi 
suph Offices in the Coloui^s as were in (he March, 1S09, and concluded wi(h a second 
sift of his Majesty'* Ministers at home, motion for sunJtooning the Surgeons of the 
together with an areounl of their emolu- Hospital, Surveyors, &c. to the Bar, to be 
Dtents; which were severally agreed to. examined upon tbe points alluded (o in his 

April 13. Mr. Hmkision sbKed, that Ihe ground 

Mr. CnHDHji moved for p.ipcrs connected had been valued by the Surveyors at 63E)0^; 

with the annuity of 9fiOOL grauted (o the a part of it had been appropriated to the 

Suke of Gloucester in 1767, and made building of thb Infirmary, and the rest h^ 

payable out of the fonr and a half per cent been leased to Col. GonJon at 521. pfir a"- 

duties. ' nun, because reported to be of no inune- 

appointments to which were iield by the 
^ Qnwn, the tenures by which they were held, 
Hie emotumeius arising therefrom, whether 

HiedutiesofthoseofficeBwereeiecutedby of the House to Lieut.-gen. Beckwith, &c, 
the Principals or by Deputies, Ilc. ' &c. for the spirited and able conduct they 

— :— had ihsplayed in the complete reduclioil 

April I i. of Martinique. 
The (banks of the House were voted to Lord GrcitviiU did not object to (h« mo- 
LicuL'gen. Bcckwith, LleuL-gen. Prevost, tion ; but observed, that thoi^gh the pro- 
Gen. Slaitlind, &c. &c. for their gallant duca of Martinique gias not to come im- 
^ conduct in the reduction of Martinique; inediatdy into the British market, yet, 
and to Sir A. Cochrane, for his able di- accardiDg Xa the capitulation, we were to 
tection of the Nav^l force in that quarter, facilitate its introdUL'tion into foreign mar- 
. Daniel Butler, a SheriiTs Oflicer, was kets; by which means, we deprived ouf 
committed to Newgate, for a breach of the own Colonies of that outlet, aud ()ras in- 
privileges of the Houje, in (he arrest of creased, instead of aliuriating their diffi>- 
SiiC. Hamilton. culties.— I'he different motions of thank* 
Sir F. Burdell mode his motion on the were than put, and agreed to niia. diisiiiil, 

gronnd belonging toCrhelsea Hospital, and ' 

which had been graulcd to Col. Gordon. In the Commons, the same day. Lord 
The Hon. Barouet stited, that, from the Falkstone, after an introductory tpcccb, 
view which, accoiBpanicd by a Men)ber of in which be alluded to t^e di^uvery of 
that House, he had taken of it in the coarse some late abuses, moved, that a Committee 
of the morning, he was enabled to BEsett be appointed, lo iuqiiire lato all conupt 
thai such a building ought not to be tole.- practip^^ relating to offices and places unl- 
isted. Thegroimd urigioally belonged to derOoranvuenti and wtoaU negotiatioM 
the Crown, and a long lease of it bad J>eeii pf bf^^gMiai for coipioi'UioK; in the Amiyj 
granted toSir BobettW»Jpiole,v;hichle«i(: as abo into the tertot on which letters of 
became the pipp.eriy of Lord YarteirougiL aeiirire }iav« been grajMed, for raising meq 
Of this Icsfe a certain "nunjhcr of yxjut by teria^ awl ftp* lit«M leviM were cob- 
pBNT. Mao. Jul/, ISO?. ducted. 

658 Proceedings in the late Session of Parliament. [July, 

topreveatpeerafram claiming Gxemptiona 

from ballot; — Aye 1, Noes 37. The Ite- 
port was tbeo orden>il to be bniu|;llt up. 

ducted. That tbs CommiUiie Ehould 
empowered to receive evidence of all aueh 
transactions, and report from tiKle to time 
to that House what came out before them. 
The'Chancfllor qf the Eichequcr o-pposed 
the motion, from the conviction that no- 
thing new conld be brougbt to light Cor 
' which they were not at present competent. 
Were such a Committee appointed, he 
believed, it would be the fir|l ever insti- 
tuted on general surioise, to seek for 
abuses when unconnected with an; parti- 
cular individual. On these grounds he 
' opi>ospd the motion, and on these grounds 
he trusted the House would not grant it 
their support. 

Lord Hamillaa, Messrs. U'hilhicad, IIul- 
chimon, fVyntu, ParneV, and Moan.; sup- 

Xsrted the motion ; which was opposed h; 
ord H. Petty, Messrs. taiaiiig, Ponsoriby, 
Turnty, and Bruitrf, principally on the 
ground of the motion being too undefined. 
A division then took place, ulirn there 
appeared for it, 30; against it, 173— lua- 
Joritj-, U3. • 

Api^il 18. 
On the raption df Sir C. Price, for the 
. second reading of tho Smithfield Miirkol 
Removal 'Bill, Mr. Alderman Camht ob- 
jected to its tiKher progress, as tendiiig 
materially to injure many i^ho had for a 
long time residod where the Market now 
stands, and its being detrimental to those 
possessirg rstates ip the vicinity of tha 
Foundling Hospital. He should move that 
the sccoi^ reading of the Sill be deferred 
to this day six mbuths, 

Mr. Rase said, that, in former years, 
100,000 head of cattle was gencr.iIVy the 
utmost whieb had been sent to it; but lat- 
teriy, this number wai iiicreased to 1 50,000. 
The consequence of thia increase was, that 
the cattle were crowded to sudi a degree, 
that they not only injareil themselves, but 
those who come for the purpose of either 
buying or examining them. — After some 
further discussion, Mr. Alderman Combe's 
amendment was carried without a division. 

Mr. Pametl then made his promised . 
motion for equalizing the currency in 
Great Britain and Ireland, by making Bank 
of England Notes a legal tender in the 
sister Kingdom, and also for the issuing 
of anew cjinagc for the whole of tlie United 

Messrs. Poster, Ponsanby^, O'Nara, Tiorit- 
toh, and D.Girldij, stated their belief of 
the impmctieatiility of the plan, when the 
motiou was negatived willioid a division. 

The House then went into a Committee 
forthe Militia Completion Bill ; two divi- 
sions took place, the one upon the clause 
for imposing a fine of 20/. ^rr man upon 
all connties defioifent in their quota of men 
by a given day, Ayes S9— Noes 9. The 
•iher upon a Resolution of Mr, BMulpA, 

April 19. 

The House resolved itself into a 
Committee on the Bankrupt Law Amend' 
ment Bill. On the ulause being read by 
wiiii-h a Bankrupt; after he had obtained 
his certificate, but before he had given 
his release for his allowances, was » be 
rendered a competent witness, in any cause 
relating to his est,itu iu which bis assignees 
were the claimants : 

Sir S. liomill;!, in order to obviate some 
objectionstthieh existed gainst this clause, 
proposed, as an an^eiidment, that the bank- 
rupt should not be so rendered a ovrnpe- 
tent uitnijss, until he had given a rel^sc 
as la lijs interest in the particular matter 
at issue; which, after some discussion, wait 
agrBcd to. 

A conversation between Mr. Ctoker, Sr 
S. Kumiilij, and the Solicitor Genrral, took 
place, bn th^ clause for empowering the 
Lord Chancellor, Lord Keeper, or Lords 
Coniinissioncrs for the time being, 'instead 
of personal ser\'ice to creditors of Irish 
Bankrupt^ iu England, and itce verta, to 
empOB-er the creditors in tiie country of 
the bankrupt to gi^c intimation in th; 
Dublin or London Gazettes as the case 
uii^t be. The clause was afterwards 
agreed to. Another lengthened diiicussioD 
took place on the clause fiir giving the 
bankrupt an appeal to the Laid Chaooellor, 
if all or four filths of his creditors refused 
to sign 4iis certificate. The A'turneij Ge- 
neral wished tlic number to be limited, in 
which Mr. Jaaii airecd with him. Mr. 
Abfrcniinl'k, Sir C. Piki, and Sir. Sltcinu 
supported the original clause, whidewas 
carried. Sercral other clauses were tlien 
brought up, and agi'ced to ; alter which 
Mr. (f-iflifan broaght up the Reportofthe 
Bill, which was rcceiteil. 

April 20. 
Mr. Hutiisson inforroed the HouSe, that, 
after the debate on Friday, being convinced 
that sonic misunderstanding with respect 
to the buildiag of Col. Gordon's house to 
the annoyance uf tlic Hospital lAust e\tit 
somewhere, he had determined to inquire 
into the matter. Ho had accordingly gone 
to Chelsea, and fbund persons digging tht 
foundation of a house," on a site which it 
certainly appeared to hiui would interfere 
with the Hospital, and in violation (as he 
lielicved, accidental) of the warrant fron 
the Treasury. In consequence of this.di>- 
covery, he had stated tlie mattef to the 
Lords of the Treasary, tlta Paypaster of 
the Forces, and others concerned, asking 
them to inspect the situation, and, if ne- 
cessary, give orders for any alteration. 
Tbey went on Monday, and, oa inquiry. 

1809.] Proceedings in the lafe Sessionof Parliament 65a 

Knitid that the ipot fixed upon had been The Earl of JUverpool bore testimony to 

oboten without consullin^ the Sttrveyor tbezeaj,diligence,aiiilability of Mr.Fc^e. 

General of CroWa Lancia, or Ibe Medical on every occasion, anU particularly in 

Men belonging to the Hospital; and, iu Spaii^ itself, vhere his services had been 

obedience to an order to that effect, tliese impartatit and various, and such as Mini- 

petsons had' since held a cousiiltation, and iters and the. Country liad every reason to 

painted out another site which was com- be satisfied with ; but, while he paid this 

plctely unexceptionable. He then rooved just tribute to his general merits, he would 

fcr the second Report of the Snrveyori. 

Mesars. MaxaellinA Cnlcia/l complained 
that orders had been given to eipliide 
MSmbei:.* of Parliament from admission (o 
nuke their observatinn on the site of the 
building; and ihaf Uie iron-railing, Iti:'. 
bad been boai'ded up, to prevent any oriels 

id hew 

did not mu(;h approve. 
In the CommoDS, 1 

Sir-O. Jlfoj/«^,^i>ted his belief that tl 
order had been Issued bvthe iirescntCoi 
mander in Chief. He s'aid that Lord Ya 
borouffh.onacconnlof its being piircbas . 
tor a charity, had' been induced to part for 
with the remainder of his tease f 
than he would otherwise have done. 

Mr. Cakiqfi remarked, that, on a 
discussion, Ibe Gentlemen opposi 
defended the propriety of building 

ame day, Mr. 
Wkitbreml presenldd two Petitiouj — on* 
from Mr. While, confined iu Dorqbestef 
Gaol, and another from Mr. Hart, con- 
fini'd in GloucJsterGaol, foralUwl. Their 
purport was, to cimplain of irregular! 

1, as welt a 

long period (three years) fur which 
they were iucarijcrated, »jid in prisoits dis- 
tant from their families, relatives, and 
friends. Ordered to lie on the table. 

Lord Porc/Kiler then rose to move for 
leaveto bring in a Bill to prohibit the gtaut- 
iiig of Offices in Reversion, for Juiul Lives 
with benefit oTzJurvivorship, His Lordship 
stated, that tlio Bill which he introduced 
was precisely similar to that which, having 
paiisi'd the Hou<e of Commons the S^saion 
befi>re last, had been rejected by the other 
House of Parliament, His Lordship then 
concluded by moving, ice. 

The Chanrelhr of the Exche.iuer, Mr. 
Secretary Canning, &c. opposed the mo- 
tion, not because the. Bill was likely to 
trench upon the prerogatives of the Crown, 
but bi^causeittcjs not likely to be attended 
nilh any advantages in lessening Iho bur- 
thens ol' the people. 

Messrs. Foasonbi, Tterne-j, ll'/iiliriad, 
GMa, and Lord ll. Pr'f^,. supported the 
ntotion. The Mouse then dlvided^for the. 
motion 106; against it I'Jl— majority 15, 

The Hou^ then resolvcil into a Com* 

mitti.>o of Sap]>ly, in which the following 

sums were vo'ed ti> hrs Majesty : — Militaiy 

louonthepartof his Mnjes- Koads,.5,.^69(. Roads and brid^ in Scut- 

with respect ro the state of laud,. ]0,Ot)U/. Inland navignlion from 

neglect the Easleoi to thtf Westeni Sea, JO.OOOt 

Dot be injurious to the Infirmary. They 
, lud quoted Uie Surveyor-General's Report 
in support of thteir opinion; hut it now 
appeared that the erection was Bgainst the 
Surveyor's opinion. He thought ibis con- 
tradiction rendered further inquiry ne- 

After a few words from Messrs. Pimion- 

h< i^ng. It', ffpiae, and B.irhi:m, the 

discusaion terminated by the Papers relat- 

I ing (0 the Hospital bein^ laid on the table. 

HotsE OF I.0KD1, Aprilll. 
On Uie onier of the day beiiig read for 
<iw discussion of the late Cantpuign in 
^in. Earl Grcij, after a very able and 
lengthened speech, moved, Ihat'an Address 
should be presentsjl to his Majesty, ex- 
pressive of their Lordships' opinion, that 
1 the disgrace which attended the Eupcdition 

>y's Ministers 
jn not ftaming a plan of operatl'ins," To 

Lurds GrfmiiU, Mum, /;™ . . . 

navth, kc in ajK-eclies rcpleta with elu- the iuiiahitants of tlie settlement In Davis' 
inence, siipporte<l the motion: and were 
oMobaud by the Earl of Lhtrpool, Lor4 
Malpaw, Eari of H^eslauK-ikhil, &t-. 

At half past seven in the morning, Ibe 
iHMise divided on ^e question— Contents 

5«, Prosies 42; 9^.— Non-Ci intents 53,- 23.000i And many wlber annual 
IVixles 63; l43.^-Majority against tfis for miscellaneous purposes. 

Slraits, 5,a6W. IP;. For relief given (o the 
inhabitants of the F?ro ^slanda, 1,500/, 
For Horsi Patrol on public roads Itading 
to the Metropolis, 6,345/. Ifii, For the 
of ftirtsOn the coast of Africa, 

Ltd Daralei) declared his intention of 
?«l^i«' Mr. Frere's conduct a subject of 

Lord ji. Hamilton brought forward his 

motion against Lord Castlereagh for the 

eormjil disposal of his pilroniige, as Pre- 

siUent if the EeJrd of Controul. By thn - 

■ - - ciideocJC 

660 Proceedings in thelaie Sesiiafi of Pafiiafntnt. 


avidence taken beTore the Select Commit- 
tea, il appeared that in IBoa, Lord Ca»- 
Uereagh received a lettef from a Mr. Red- 
ing; tbat in consequence a meeting took 
place ; ami tbat ■ direct propOBitiDo was 
made bf this utter stranger to the Noble 
Lord to assist him in procuring * seat in 
that House. The Kobte Lord, in tepty, . 

b; [niaishiiig witk wTenty a ease to whieh 
so man; alleviatiog circumstances wmb 
attached. He proposed ihat tbejr should 
lo the Order of the Day, boctaise it 
appeared to him that nothing tartber od 
'bJB auUject eoald ba raq aired. 

Mr. Secretary Cuuung, after adyerting 

- . , ._ .-r.j, . -o the peiiilentiary conduct of his Koble 

was pleased to tell Mr. Redm; that he did Friend (Castlereagh), contead ' ■"--■ '* 

_ fhend of his was in want of one. On ask- 
ing the names of the parties concerned,' 
bowerer, Reding declined mentioning them 
" until the terms were settled,-" Proceed- 
ing with the evidence of the Noble Lord, 
be came to the rollowing paisage: — "I 
was induced to place aWritership at Lord 
Clancsrty's disposal; dnd ' ' 
' -■-- ■ whichldi 

bad e 

ver btei 

1 the practice of Parliament, 


such cii 

jid severo 


He should therefo'i 

:e submit 

to the following 


" Tliat It is the duly of the Housi 

, jealou. 

1 gosrd over the 


m; but. 

considering that the attempt 

of Lci 


unt Castlereagb to 


ia the 


L of a Member hai 

1 not been 

impression under 

Lord Clancarty's coming into PariiameM 
might thereby be facilitated." The Noblt 
Lord, aftt 

that successful, the House does not consider it 

Kent iiecpssary lo enter nto any criminvl pro- 
igs Du the subject." 
rd Binrung, Messrs. Lasctllti, Ifiad- 

. . _ .. .. Poniaabs, Bankti, M. S»aa», &c. 

evidence of I/ird CastlereiiRh and Lord disapproved of the severity of the Noble 

Claucarty, taken before the Coiiimillee on Lord's (Hamilton) Resolutions, aa well as 

the disposal of East India patronage, be of passinR to the order uf the day — tbey 

entered as ivad. were for steering a middle coune. 

Lord OulUrcagK, after acknowledging Messrs. Graltm, Wlatbnai, Burdell, 

that the situation he held subjected him Ifynitr, T-ernig, &c. supported the ori- 

*to a more than ordinary responsibility, ginal motion, upon which Ibe Heuse di- 

declared, that, in the occurrences of seve- vided; «hen there appeared for it 161, 

ral years, no single instance had been ad- against it 216 — majority 4!^. — For Mr. 

duced of any attempt on bis. part to exer- Cannrng's amendment Q14, sigainst it 167 

else his p.itronage for the purpose of ob- — majority 47. 
taioiug political influence in the House of Ulr. Ii\ lfynn< 

' Commons. He flirty avowed, that be con- to Mr. Cannina's 
temptated with peculiar regret the cir- 
cumstances which had brought him info 
. contact with inch an individual as Reding, 
At tbat tiuie he bad no notion that such a 
character existed in society as a Irqffickiiig 
broker; and he could solemnly declare 
that he was not actuated by any corrupt 
His Lordship then bowed to the 

Chair, and withdrew 

lord A. Hamillot, then rose, and read his 
Resolutions: Itt, That it appears to this 
House, from the evidence on the table, 
that Lbrd Viscouut Casllcreagh, in liie 
];ear 180,^, shortly after Wf had quitted 
the situation of Presiileut of the Board of 
Contruul. and beinga Privy Coiinsetlor and 
iiecrelaiy of State, did place at the dis- 
posal of Lord Claacarty, a Member of the 

ship, in order to facilitate his procuring a 
Seat in Pirliamenl. Sd, That it was owing 
to a disagreement among the subordinate 
parties, that Ibis transaction did not take 
.efToeti and 3d, T^atby this coiidi;ct Lord 
Castle/^agfa had been guiliy of a gross 
violation of his duty ^s a scrvajit of ti\e. 
Crown i an abute of his patronage a* Pre- 
sident of the Board of Controu) ( and an 
stuck npon the purity of tbat House." 

The Ch.incellor i/ Ht Excheqncr/id not 
think the House would consult itt' dignity 

pmposed ai 
to Mr. Canning's Resolution : " That tlio 
House were' more confirmed in their opi- ' 
nion by the regret expressed by Lofd Cas- , 

tiereagh for his misconduct ;" which was ■ 

. IIocsE or Loans, April 36. 
Tlie iufrf C/iancellor gave judgment in 
the appeal of the Paeism oi Si. GricoiV 
against the MiNoa Canons orSrr. Paul's; 
and affirmed tlie decree of the Cunit be- 
low, with IJOi. costs. 

The Commons, the same day, went into 
a Committee of Supply, to whicii the Irish 

15,0001. Irish currency was voted for re- 
pairs, Sic. of the harbour of Howth last 
year'; 'J/iiM. Irish eurrtocy, for the se- 
ceding Ministers in Ulster; 5.500/. Irish 
currency, for Treasury incidents; 15,C00/, 
for allowances to the Commissioners ap- 
poiiitcd to inquire into the gratuities, per- 
quisites, and emoluments,^ of the Public 
t'flieei in Ireland, and various grants of 
smaller sums to Public OfBcers. 

April '27, 
Mr. Abfrcrumig moved for all the Gene- 
ral Orders issued by the late Sir J, Moore, 
to the Ai-my Under bis command, duria^ 

1 809.] Parltammtdry Prveteiaigt. — Londoo Crtzettea. 661 

being oppoied by Lord Caitltrtt^, tha of thew nhfiDrUiTiate perioDi ware i»Mt 

HauM diTided on tbe motion, wbcn it wu feelingly defradcd by Mr. ffiiMtm. 

.*ej«ctcd by & majority of 3S. ' A great number of other qMstiona irerl 

Mr. Eden ahio movud for tbe loiter tskei, and e^mationa reqniradj aitei 

writtea by Mr. Frare to ffir J. Hoore, on which tba Resolution vaa agreed to :— 

the 33d November, o^ag him to adrauoe 3,000,00(U for defraying the EMraordiDA- 

wilh taia Army. Tbe Hon. GenUeman riei of the Army for the cnnreiit year.^- 

Mated, that itffu is oouegoence of tba e3,6£W. 9i llif. fbrtb* offica and eatab- 

reoeipt of thli Letter, and anutber from liibmeotoflba CoauDiMary-Gcntn), 1B09, 

Merla to the same effect, thai Sir J. Moore — M,OOU. fur the Morekeeper-Oeoeral's 

had been induced to delay bii retreat j Deparmtent and bis Sepvtiet, 1809.— 

and it hHtiiaoe ai^ared that Horta bad 1,UBO,000^ for tba C^mmmiuj.QvienPt 

an interview with tbe French Conunaaders I}epattmiiiitfarthe9atiWpcrlad.--57 9,469/. 

on the very day he vrota to the Engliih for the Barrack Department, aame parkxL 

General — at tliat perkil be deemed the — i,S60l. Sot examining Accounts uf this 

resistaace of Madrid bepeleas, and five Departoieal.fiom ISOStolsaS.—nS.OOOf: 

dayi after he surrendered. Tntra the fiir Foreign and Secret Serrlcea for the 

whole of .ihe circumstances, it might be current ysBr. — l.SsOi. to make good'tha 

fairly inferral that the object of Morta losiea austsjaad by the iababitanti of the 

wai, to decoy tbe British forces .into the Faro Islandi, from tbe plundor of thme 

power of the Enemy ; and though his plan IsIaDds by the Letter uf Marque n^dar 

had been fruitrated, he thought no credit Baron Hompetcb. — 13,i\5l, iSii. 6d. fat 

was due to Mr. Praia, who had Buffered paying off Loyalty Annuitiea.—1,386(. 5». 

his credulity ta be grouly imposed on. ^^i■ ibrimaU charities to poor in SI. Mar- 

The situation of Sir J. Moore tnf one of tin's in the rTietds.— 3^a£ er. Cij. to the 

peculiar hardship, inasmuch as he had Kev. Mr. Clarica, for his trDabla,r«lat)veto 

beed enjoined to consult Mr. Frere on all the Clergy Residence Act. 

occasioBs, The motlan, after lume dis- The House went into a Committee of 

inisiion, was n^atived without a divlsioD. Ways and Means, when the sina of 

Mr. BuiiinM obtained leaie to bring m 3,737,353/. 3,. id. being for the Sorplni of 

a Bill, allowing a discount of I9pcrrrnl on last year's Ways and Means, was granted 

Newspapers, tbe price of which did not towards the Supply for tbe prtient year; 

exceed ej</. a,id (i,Q0O,00O/. were directed to be raised 

■ — fay an iitae of Eichesuer Billa. 

Mr. IVanili then nutde a motion for the 
return of certain accounts from the War- 
read the third time, after a division, when office. He observed, thnt the Clerks in 
there appeared a majority of 4!* in Its the War-office had, wben the last new 
favour. arrangement was made, been atigmeBted 
A motlwi of Lord H. Petty respecting in number from 10 to SO; yet itill the 
the Army Extraordmones was, after con- 'business of tbe ofltcc, so^ifrom baiag 
siderable discnisiun, tiegalivtd without a in a stat^ of greater fomardoess, was, if 
divlaion, possible, mure backward than «ver. — The 
Tba House having redolved itself into a Ifon. GeaUeman, however, withdrew his 
Cemmittee uf Supply, hlr. Merlin made motion for the present, on the Stxrelary uf 
■ome observations upon the soma granted iVar engaging that be would asccrtiin what 
for the allowances to Bmigrants; on which could be produced witbouc impeding ma- 
■ loi^ conversation ensued, and the claims terially the busineis of the Office. 


Admratig-flffitt, June 3i. Letter lo was ol*erved in every direction On tbe 

Lonl Gamble^. flioie, nnd several vessels trying to eilect 

Anulia^ ftff'St. Ai\iltio, June 10. tbcir escape out oF tbe harbour, which wers 

My Lord, Acting in obedience to your captured as per margin*, one baot only 
Lordship's order of tlic lilhnll. I received getting away; more must hayo escaped, 
information of an atlacli being about lo but were prevented through the activity of 
be made by tbe Spanish Patriots on the Capt. Boys, in U. M. S. Statira. Thay 
Prrncb troops in possession of tbe town uf appear fine vessels, and have several of ' 
St. Andero; and having established sig- tbe Fiviich Army on-booid, with cbief 
nals between his Majesty's slilp under my part of the liospilal >taff. T'he Corvette ia 
command and the fortress of liolaiand, I tbe same lately so gallantly engaged by- 
proceeded off tbi* place in company with Copt. Skinner In H. M. sloop QoldGnch, 
'i Majesty's abip Statira, she bavlng 

jsiaed me on tbe Sth inst.; bnt a strong * LaMouclie, 16 c 

wind and current prevented our getting up R^oine, S i La Moucbe No. 1. 1 i La Le- 

tjll this day, whea, on our approach, tiriug sen and Notre Dame, 

662. Interesting Tntell^ence from the Lofiion Gazettes. [July, 

and since by the Block Joke Lugger, a 
has proved a great annoyance to out troc 
I learn by a Spanish officer, nho cf ~ " 

hour and a half/ were obliged ta give i»ay 
to. the dafierior gallantry of the Spanlardsi- 
and rctreateito San Payo, where another 

and by 
1 Kent on shore, that the French iroops 
li»Te>all surrendered, and that town is in 
poisession of the Spaniih' patriots under 
the command of Gen. BiHesttiro. 

In consequence of the number of pri- 
sonera, I have sent the Statira into Dort 
with the prizes^ and shall rem 
on tim coatt, ill hopes of being auie lo 
render further assistance to the Spanish 
cause. Fbed. Paul Irby. 

[Capt Goale, of the Mosquito sitfop, 
bas tTansmitted two letters ttom Lieut. 
Mansel, commanding the Patriot gun ves- 
■el, giving an account of the capture by 
that vessel of a Dutch National gun-ressel 
" of one gun, with swivels. 

back, and Marsbal 
Ney, who commanded the French troops, 
consisting of 8000 men, 2,500 cavalry, 
with field artillery anil two tQ-pounders, 
experienced a defeat from a new-ransed 
n Army, consisting of 6000 armed men, and 
If 3000 without arms, and some small field 
to artillery, with two 18-pounders. and ia 
the night retreated, leaving some of his 
wounded. The Enemy burnt many of 
their dead, and in one pit basJiecn disco- 
vered 30 buried ; his loss must have beeu 
great. The loss on the side of tiie Spani- 
ards has been triSing, only IIQ killed and 
wouhded. Cap*. Wynter, vho was some 
1 men, in time at the camp, and who had a narrow 
privateer escape, a grape sboC having grazed his 
of ODe gun and siv swivels, and 25 men, hat, described to me that such was the 
off Langerooz ; and also of the destruction aniihation of (he Spanish troops, that it 
by the Patriot Mid Alert bSvd vessel, of ' was with difficulty thoy were restrained by 
two French privaleets and n sloop, in tbe their Officers from pusUii^ across. Thus, 
Jahdc.] Sir. the spirit and good conduct of this 
-' . ' division of the .Spanish Gallician Anny, 
Adndratiy-ogice, Jidy 1. Hi s Gazette who, though wiUiout almost erery part of 
iptur*oflheloven Danish clothing, and cuposed to heavy rains with- 

■privateer, of two long guns and 1 1 men, 
by the Talbot, Capl. A. Jones, 

Admiraltg'qfflee, July i. Lett^ fnwi 
Capt, M'Kinley, of the Lively. 

Uvelfft figOt Jane ]'3. 

Sir, I havetorequestyou will be pleased 
to mate known to their Lordships, tlial the 
Enemy 'hciving taken post on the N'orth 
tide of the bridgu of St. Payo a pistol shot 
•cross, Jn house', and in a wood a little 
below it, kept up his attack, supported 
with field aridlery, and three iQ-pounders, 
with great Tivacity duringtbewholeof that 
day (the t\h), which was sustained by the 
Qallidan Army with -great coolness and promptitude, 
bravery— Duringthenightofthe7lli, the Toledo, 

, idshewji 
and to all Europe, that they are" inspired . 
with ardour for Che delivery of (beir coun- 
try from a cruel nsurper, Khicli slonc a 
brave and loyal people can fctlj and the 
merit of their Commanders tiears so conspi- 
cuous a part, as their Lordships must ap- 
preciate much better than 1 could take 
the liberty of expressing of Officers supe- 
rior in rank to myself. And it is but just 
to say, that<the OfBcera employed in the 
gun-boats >;i;ecated well the instructions 
they received from Dun Juan Carransa^, 
whose unwearied attention to give every 
aid to Ibe Army with the most acUvc 
■ ' ■ ■ - ifation, — Lieut. 


erected a. bftttery. Commodore schooner of 
Don Juan Carransas sent up tlirec gun- sivi; succoui 
boats, one of whicli Capt. Wyotrr manned, 
tmdur the charge ofLieut. Jeflerson, his 
iirst Lieutenant. At day-light in the 
morning of the Bth, the Enemy opened 

his lire, both on the Gallician troops and I feel m being enabled 
the boats J the laUer of which, from the Capt. Wynter and the 
tide being up, got near, and destroyed " '" " 

the Enemy's batteries. At the fell of tlie 
tide, the Knemy made two desperate at-' 
tempts to ri'oss below the bridge with his 
cavalry and infantry, but the great cou- 
rage and spirit displayed by our friendi, 
repulsed them with great slaughter. A 
bcidy of them went higher up tlie river to 

the, bridge to Sotlomayor, and that active ters from Capt. Hotbam, of the IHencc 
and brave Officer Dtm Pablo Murillo, was of li guns. The last divisions of llie 
detached with a d ivision to oppose them. 
and tbe Enemy, after [lensevering for an 

I - I ,*«* 

up tbe riter to 

A Ives, commanding thePortugucseschooii- 
erCuriosa. was alert and zealous to sup- 
port the cause j and you will also be pleased 
■ Lordships the happiness 

feltnil that ardonrlo assist real triciids 
I'hich '« itiberent in their ciraracter. 

Geo. M-KistEV. 

Admirally-^a, July 8. This Gazette 

tvacuation of Comnna and Ferrol by the 
French, communicated in a series of let; , 

]iB09.] hiteresling Ijiielligente from f Ae Loniion Gazettes. 663, 

both place9 spiked the guns, snJ destroyed and Aspem, mostly eorapiKed of brick 

(fae defencH qa the laud side,< together houses,, and encircled stl round by heaps 

nith the inagazmes and stores of every of earth, resembled tno baatiODs, betireeii 

kind, and completely disarmed Ure places which, a double liDe of natural trenches, 

and their inhabitants. — On the 26th, Capt, intended to draw off the water, seired as' 

Hocbam sent Captain Parker, of the Ania- the curtain, and alTarded eyery possible 

EOD, to Ferrol, where he was received by security to the columns passing Irom the 

tlie people ailh the loudest acclamations Isle of Lobaii. KsGlins had a granary 

' of joy, and the strangest possible marks of furnished with loop-holes, and whose chre^ 

attachment to the English. The castle uf stories afforded room for several hundred' 

San Felipe was still,. however, under the men, ohile Aspem was provided with a 

command vS a person appointed by Mar- strong church-yard. The let\ side of tba 

shal Ney, with a small detachment raised, latter village borders on an ann of the 

in FcTTOl during the time it was in posses- Danube. ■ Both villages had a safe com- 

sion of the French ; but they instantly munication »ith the bcnhy ground near 

submitted upon the approach of the Eng- ' the Danube, from which the Enemy bad 

liah marines.— On the SBth, Capt. Ho!ham it constantly in his power to dispatch, un- 

,i>ntered the port of Comnna. where the seen, fresh reiniurcements. The Isle of ' 

Governor appointed by the Marquis de la Lobau served at once as a place of arms 

Itomana, gave him assurances that the and as a (ito de^ml, a bridge-head for the ' 

place was from that hour under, the con- bridge, in the rear across the main arm of 

'troul and authority of the lawful King of the river; — The Enfimy, with the divisions 

Spain i and (he Captain placed himself, and of Generals Molitor, Soudet, Nansomy, 

every assistance that the ships under his Legrand, Espagne, Lasalle, and Ferrand, 

orden might be able to affurti, al the Go- under the Marshals Massena and Lasnes, 

vernor's diiposal.— On the d9th. Gen. the as well as Mar^al Bessieres,togeth»with 

Conde de Norona arrived at Comnna, and the Gnards of the Wirtemburg, Hessa 

was next day followed by Gen. Carrera, Darmstadt, and Baden Auxiliaries, had 

with about 11,000 men, forming the Con- already left this position, and was £rect- 

dc's division of Marquis Romana's Army. . ing his march towards Hirschstettsn, whei^ 

The French Army under Marshal Nny the first Austrian advanced guards met 

moved froiiii Betanzos on tlie Q'^d, taking him. — If it be it all permitted in war to 

the road to Lugo and Asiorgai it was re- indulge favourable pieaentim^U, it was 

ported that it had previously destroyed its certainly eiccumble so to do at that great 

baggajieandheavyartillery. — OntheSTlh, moment, when, od the 21st May, e^tactij' 

Mari)iii8 Romana was stated to be at at twelve o'clock, the columns began to 

Orensc, with General Mabi, and 80,000 put themselves in mc-tton for tho attack. — 

men. Marshal Soult's position, on tho A general enthusiasm had t ' 

16th, was said to liaye been al Monforte of the troops; joyful war 

apd Ouiraga. panied by Turkish 'mus . 

'-' through the air, and were interrupted by 

SiTPiiHENT ro LoKDON GAZETTE, Jk?« 11. sliouts of ' IjOng live our Emperor! long 

This contains the Austrian Official Ac- liv« the Archduke Charles '.' whenever the 
count of the battle fought near Aspern, on Imperial General appeared, who bad placed 

the -MarchSeld, on (he Slst and S3d of himself at (he bead of the second column. 

May, between the Austrian and Frenob Every breast panted with aniioiis desire - 

Armies. 11 is of extreme length, but poa- and high eonfideneo after (lie decisive mo- 

sesses considerable interest, besides af- ment; and the finest weather favoured the ' - 

fording mu«h information beyond what Swful sceue. The advanced guard of (he 

had already been made public. The fbl-' first column formed aear the destroyed 
lowing, is a summary: — The Austrian force bridge of Tabor, and leaving the village of 
was divided into live columns : the first Kagra^ and HirschsteCten to the left, and 
consisted of 19 battalions and 21 squa. Stadlau to the right, marched in the plain 
drons; the second, of 20 batts. ]ti squads. j. towards Aspem. It aas followed by ths 
tlie 3d. 42 baits. B squads.; 4th, 13 baits, column, which marched'from the right by 

' - 8 squads. ; and the fith, 13 balls. 16 squa- half divisions, Th^ Enemy drawn up in 
drons. The corps of cavalry consisted of large divisions, stood immediately before 
18 ^uadrons ; and the coi^ of grenadiers Aspem. having, to cover his front, occu- 
of 16 batts. Total 103 battalions, and pied all the ditches of the fields, wbich' 
14S squadrons, amoonting to "73,000 ef- afibrded excellent breast-works. His right 
fcctive men. Of artillery, there were 18 was covered by a battery, and his left by 
batteries of bri^ad^ 13of position, and II > h^'oad and deep ditch (one of thore that ^ 
of horse artillery { in the aggregate 383 carry oB^ the waters of the Danube ivhrn 
pieces of different calibres. The Enfemy it overflows), as weH as by a busby ground, 
had availed himself extremely well of the which was likewise occupied by several 

' advantages of (he ground to coveFhis pas- bodies in close otder. — Ths Austrians drove 
tag«. Tlie exIenstTe Tillages of Eisling the Enemy out of tbe upper part of the 

66* Itaart$^ig-InteUigentxfr«m the tondoa Gazettci. [ffify, 

nltafet but Utej vera «Aerward«, in ooa* Uctit<9ca. Bndjri aud Gens. Biir^Mh^ 

»Cfl<Mtoe of tb*ir oppaoenti twiiv rein- Uokr, amd Koller, deBKururatad taOt 

fixcM, coa)p«ll«d to relioqiiiiti wbu tiier itnpuaUeled fortitude «h«l the detenniqu 

bad gaioed.'— BMb' paitiea •«« ntare oP . tiao ta enqoer or die ii c^aUe ef eOltaU 

the aeewHlT of wuntaining'aenuetm ins agAinR )^ tnoat impetutxu atUdi. 

in Aapei* at BBy late, iriach nnidnc«d The Ebcbt'i caralry turned Uuae batta- 

MUCMMTeljitbemoBtatNtfaeleeAirUbmli lioni oa betli viap, penetrated bejtmaa 

•fattMli and defence i the paitiei eogaged Ifaan, i^atBedtheKiuadroa(oro>Reillj^ 

each oUm- in e*ei; tfreet, ta etetj hoaia, %^ bone, vha were unable to withMaod 

and in ereiy barui caits, ploughi, and «iichBuiperiorforce,ani],-taU]eooDfld«iee 

letrawa vera oUiged (a be remored durins ef victory, sHmaioned these ompi of heroca 

an uniBterrnptad Are,' ia order to get at to lay da«a their anna. A well-directed 

tbe Mmetofi every individual vaV mtx an and deitruilire fire vai the answer U> tliia 

iMpttdiment to the asiaihata, and ■ ism- degrading- prapotilicin, and the Eneray'i 

pan to tJM atlaeked; the Me»ple, lefty cavalry abandoned (be field, leav-'mg ht^ 
Xltas, t^ gamti and Uie eellars vere to ' hiod them s cnwidenble number Bf dead, 

be 'COMflMnd befera eilher of the parties Thia corpt, as wcU as Vte Mher«, pasjied 

- wuU *tyle itself oimUt of the place, and the night on the Qeld of battle. Tba fourth 

]Mt the poaiettiaa vat rver et ahort dura- and fifth ootiimns vere eompoced of tbe 

iioii ; i«i MO *Mner had we taken a ttreM corp* of Lieat.-^eii. Prince Koaeaberz on 

m a koaae, than the Emtmj guned ano- either bank et the RosBbach, and directed 

ther, foedng m lo abandon ^e fbmer. tbeirnnrcb from theirpontioatotbe ngW 

Thif BKuderoui canOkt iaited lor aeverat and left of DMitsch Wagram. The Mk 

bMVi; the German bsttaliraM vera iU|i- made a circait rouod the town of Enzert- 

pd^d by HoBfariens. who *cn again dorff to drive tbe Euemy out of it. A 

■a»sW by tim Vienna VelaeteecB, eseh number of attacka were now made upoa 

riraHin; the other in etmaf^e and peraC' the Enemy'a lines, and be was drtven Inld 

nnnce. At the time time the aeeond the villagB of Fjiiingen, vbidi waa <et en 

Wteolii combined iu ottacka with thoae of Bre ; biu, a he net each new attack, with 

the Snt, faavrng teoveicome the tame re- fresh reinforcemcnU, bacauae tbe aafety 

. awtance, by rea»n «f the, Enemy con- of bis Mtieat depended on the potaesaion 

BtaoUy leading tieth reinfarcemeita into of (bis village, the Austrians were obliged 

file. At length Geo. Vaoquant, of the 3d to abandon it at Ihe approach of night, 

ootoBiD, succeeded ui becoming master of and to a'eait under anns, the anwal of 

the upper part of the village, and main- momiog. TIte cavalry under Priacc licit- 

taini'ig hioudf there during the vhole of teiisteiii abo ttisdnguisbed itself. The 

the nigbt. By the abella uf bodi parties account then proceeds: — " For the firat 

maay houses had been set on tie, and time. Napoleon has sustained a defeat in 

iUmnioated the whole counCry around. GemuDy. From this moment he was re- 

Ait the extremitf of the right wing on the duccd to the rank of bold and succesaftil 

bushy meadow the combats were not less Generals, who, after a long series of do- - 

serere. The left flank of the Enemy was stniclive achievementa, experience the 

secured by an ana of the Danube ; impe- vjcii^aitudes of fortune. The chatm of Itis 

BeOabte underwood, iotereected only by invincibility is dissolved. No longer the 

footpalbi, covered his front ; and a broad spoiled child ef fortune, by posterity he 

ditch and palisodoei afforded him the nd- "ill be characterised as the sport of tbe 

vantage of a natural ramparL The Enemy fickle goddeii. New hopes begin to ani- / 

having, in consequence of the attacks of mate ihe oppressed nations. To the Aus- 

the first and second ec^unns, taken up a trien Army. theSlstof May was'agraiid 

position, between Esslmgm and Aspem, and glbriaui epoch, that nust inspire it 

LienL Gen. HohenaoUeni ordered up his with a consciousness of its sliength, and a 

batteriea, and a brM cannonade cotu- confidence of its energies. ' Orenvbelmed 

menced on hath aides. The first line of by oar irresistible infantry, its proud op' 

ths third celttmo, fenned in close columns pooents were extended in the dust, and 

of battalioQ), now advanced with tbe the presence of their hitherto nnconqnered i 

frealest resolution upon the Enemy, when Emiteror was no longer capable of snateb- 

his cavahy taddenly rusbed forward in ing from It.e heroes of Austria the laorela 

such numbtn and *i(h such rapidity, that wbidi they had acquired. Napoleon'* 

tkerenas acarcely tiaw to save tbe artil- giory was n4w obviously at stakei new 

lery vbtcti had been brought up, and the effbrta were to he expected the fi^hiwlng 

hattBhou were left to defend themselves dayj but he woe also obliged to fight Sal 

by thairoannuauppoitcd exertions. This bis cxistonce. In tbe evening, he ire* i 

»a« the rcmirkabie moment in which the joined by Ondinot's corps, and all (he dlt- 

negiBents tif Zaeb, Josefih Cdloredo, Zct- ' poaable troou fallowed from Vienna aad 

Witt, Fison, a BattalioB of Sbeia'a, and the Upper Daauhe. The Arebdufce at 

Oe aaeond haMalisn OS the AroUiihe nigbt destrojnd, 1^ means of Ire-weMels, 

Ouaksft Wmu* aadv tha nwartniit of the bndge «a tbe LebM. 6«arady had 

the I 

1909.] InteretHng'/nlelGgence fropi'tkt LotiAiiii Gazettes. 6ff5 

' Ihs marnlDg daimiHl on the fiW, when the aad TJM, the Enemy accoinplnheiJ his rtt- 

Ea'-mj tijiipwed his' aHack. which far tur- WPat to the toUau, and at throe m the 

passed in unputuDsiif those*of th« yi'eced- nisinlngh»n;ii['eiiBrdalsa had evacuate .. 

in; il^ir- It was a cunfli^ of vaiuiir ami E:<tliiigen, ami all the paints whtcli he had' 

Biiituat Piaspera-tton. Scarcely had Ihe' occupied on tlielettrtrank of the Danube. - 

Frcnih gaanli compelled Gen. ^'qaant — 8 me divisiuns pnriaedUiraolo^elj, and 

to abandon Aspern, when llie Kcf iment of took jHMSMsioii as near ss possilile of the 

Be^ck ag.iin pi'sctratcl into the biiniiiig lu-cessnyy poAs of observation. — The ac- 

tiUaKt;. ilruve bMk the ehoicoit troops of count tlieti L-o'ndudes : " Thus tpi'ininated" 

du Rncnt)', anil enga^ted in a iif w ruiiteRt a conflict gf too dijys. vhioh'will be cvi^r 

in the oiidslof the iSHiflagration. till, at meinoiaiilc In the annali of the irorld, and 

Hic mpiratioii jof an hour, it was al£i>, hi Itre hrslory of war, U was the most, 

oWi^CTl lo give WHY, The Regiment of ebstlAate and liluody that has oce«rrecr 

"pijii'-sky now tur'Mtl in, and al'thc fiisf since the cfimment-emeTit of the French 

•n'^^rainMJposAessiDauflhaChurcli-ynrd, Rcvolntlon. It was decistre for the gloiy 

tlie walls of D'hich Field-Marshal Lient. of the .Austrian unm, for the pres^vatioii 

llillrr iinmedialdy ordered tlie first divU of IM Monnrthy, ' ilnd ftir the correction 

lion of pioneers to poll down, and the of lire pirWic opiniori — The Uneiny's ca- 

riiurcli. togcUier with the "Pai-! Wage, to valry has seeu its acrpiinjil but hitherto 

be Ki on fire. Thus was this Riijiment, untrii'd glory dissipated by the massps of 

supported by some hatta1kHii,('0mniandeil our* battaiiiin«,.w!iose 1.-00I intrepidity it 

by Cien. Bij^nchi, at length enaklcil to was unable to eiidnrc. — Three pieces of 

main'ain itself at the cntrapw of the vil- cannon, aminunTtioTi wag^ous, l'i,000 

bgf, afier ovcrcnmins Ihe resistance, Freudi mnskets. an;! about OUOOcairtsses, 

Wileriijj: on despiir, of the Aowcr of the fell into the hands of the conqueror.' The 

FiT.nch .iraiy — The corps undw I'rince lots on both sides was very great; thisi 

Hohfnzolleni had to supports tremendous anil the eirenmstance that very ftwpii^. 

tire fivpin cannon and iiowitzera, with which soneia were taken by either party, proves 

the Enemy covereil tiis fnmt; but vain the dctJ^rminittlou of the combatants either ' 

*>s every effort to shake the intrepidity of to cOiiquer or die." — The Austrian Amty 

the Ahstrian troops. Napnleos iwla latneuts the, death of S7 superior oHicera, 

through .bis ranks, and, according to the and 41 ^9 siibriterns aid' privates.— IJeot. 

revoct of tSe prisoniTS, mnile them »c- GiimtbIs Prince Rohan,.flc(lovidi, Weber, 

quaifltiid with the deslnict'ion of his bridge, and Frciiel, Gi.n«rirlB 'Winz^i^rode/Gnll, 

dotifMed. that be had himself ordered it Neustadtrr, Sicgenthel, Cutloredn, May, 

lo he bfolten 'down, becanse in this case ' Hnhenfeld, and Bnrcich,' (iii3 ofUcera, and 

Oi're was no allernati've but lictory or 15,(151 subalterns and -privates were 

> ucatb.— Soon afterwards the whoh; of the .wounded. Of they! Field-Mar^al Weber, 

Eaumy's line put itself- in motion, and eight officere, and 899 men, were taken 

the battle becBiua general. l>urin,i( the pi-tsonerj by the Enemy. "iTHe loss ot 

contest, the Archduke himself seiied tlio the Knemy war prodigions, and c«i«ed« 

(aloiira of Zacb 1 aiid the battalion, which all eipecliitkin. It^an onlylie accuuul«d 

iiid already Iiegiin to gii'e way, blluwi^d for.|iy the cfl'e.n of oa«concentric lirf oa 

"ilh new enthusiasm his heroic example, an enc'eedingly conaiied Beld of' battle. 

Count Cotloredo, the Adjutaat-General, where all the lKi;ci.rieser<issetlouc oiiolber, 

v>s wounded with a ball in Lbe head, as and calculated by (be following authentic 

I 'm most of the Archduke's attendants, dnta. GeiieraN Lasiies, D'Espagne, St. Hit 

All the Generals, Qreil with emulation, laire, and 'Albiuiutrqiie are dead; Man- 

Wight ai the tieiid of their troops; and the «eaa, De8)icrc«,.AIolitor, lioiulel, Lc^rand, 
^tlis of our impenetrable corp*, both . Lasallc, awl the Ivo brothers I.egr4nga 

■lUi the sabro and tlio bayonet, so rapidly wnundiKl ; Uui-a^nel aud- touleti taken. 
"l)«.tteil agd so im|)etnous ai to be un- L'pwanjs uf -,>,00 uuii, and a<i jmniensa 

(urdllelcd in military annals, trustrateil all nurnbl^r of horses, were buried on tlia Gel4 

tbe inttiiHons uf tiie Enem)^ He was ofbattle; SOttOand loniehnndrodwoaade^ 

sutiii at all points; and astunlshnl at lie in our batpitnl*- In Vienna bihI the 

!u;h uniUiiniud iu'repidity.bewas oblised suhurl>£ ther>.- are al.presimt i'^iTiS 

» al)anauti the field of battle— About wounded ; many were' CWncil lo St. PoT- 
^n, another assault was onlored. upon ■ ten, Euns, aad as tiir as Linz ; 33(10 vere 

E»liagcit, qhicb nas umlertaken by tour taken. Several huudteil of corpws fiuBted 

pi'Dailier balialions — flvs time* did tlieae dowo the ))annbe, and are still ds^yth^OW* 

^3nt men ruth up to the very walls of upon 1 « shorfS ; many met their death In 

tnchoiuei, whiuh weie burning internally, tbe islanJ of Lubhii. «nd since the water 

*nd placed in a sLite^of defenoe; and as tins fallen m tbe sini^ller arms ofUie river, 

™fi'vrie titeir efforts fruitleii, for their iimiiuierable bodies, ihus i-qusigaed E^ 

"tofooisu foiiRhl with desperation and tlieir comrades lo cverlasfng yblitioB, ■ 

"r^arr. In the night between the a'Jd have become yisiUlc Tbe burying of Ih^ 
r. Mac. Ju/j, 1809. sufierers 

■' 10 

MS InUrtsivhg Jkl^igtttce /rmn the LoDd&n Gasettes. [July,- 

(nfTenn ii not yet 0T*r, and * pMtilmtul mrt vith. (ml heavy lire <rf grapcsHut 

■ir ia.tafterl frbm (li* thrayt ofdcatli."— frniTi batieriusanil ^un-buati in ibe retrcaf, 

Uliltof UiMeolllceii, ^u. wha particui ihe I141 ii.conki'arativcly small, ttphig fu'e- 

liriy dUlinguisbedihemsetTes, followl.j woiind..*iwhosci>»inp»ari;intKK inai^i"*. 

■ _ ~>It ii the i)|iiiiion of the officers the loi* , 

AdmvaUi/f^.Jutg 15. Utt*r from ot" Uie Enemy in kilkd aiid wounded wu 

C»pt. SainuorWaneo to C»pL flarreli, of coiiiiderablc. Sam, VVxititEii, Cajit. 

tfif Minotaur, IraoBmilteJ by Viee-A<tini- < 

, Ml Sir JaOiEi &juiuare», Bart, and K. B. At the Cniirt nl tha Queen's pRlace, tho 
BelUrophaa, of Da^inui, J»M 2(1. I'ith Jiily. !809; present, tlip KiDg'a 

, Sir, Pursuant 10 y,our sigual Ki me of Most l':xi;i-llent Majcbly in Coiinril, 
IPestetday, I proceeded in his Mjjesly'* . It ia this day ofrfeicd by bis .Mi^jest^, 

(Ui^ under niycomntaDd off Hangoj when in Cuuncii, thai a General Iviiibnnro be 

■I sunget IdiscorereJaliigger (appatiinlly fowlitrith laii) (to continue until further 

anced) and tiro other veFsels at anelior orrlefs) upon all ihipl and Venselsju the 

within the Elands j deeming it of import* United King<li>m of Great Britain awl Irt' 

ance to get hold of them, I anchored and land, eieept hii Majesty s shipi and vei- 

detached the hoati under the orders of sell of war, and exccpl such ships nnd 

ticut. Pilch j aud have to ai^iuaint you, vnsels as shall be laden by the ctpeciat 

that they had gained complele puis«Esian order, and under ttic diret.'tioiis, of th« 

of tha vessels, which being found vwe of Lonla Commiisioncrt of h^ Msjesty-'s 

BO ^onicquenco, and under covsr of four Treasury, or the l.onls Commissioners of ■ 

sttwij baiK'i its (not before obierved), sup- the Adminl'V-'with any kind of |>n>Tisioii* 

Sorted liy stveral gun-boats, were aban- or stores for the use of bis iMajtiiy's flueta 

oned. It aas then judged necessary, to or Armies ; and also eicept such ship-^ aotl 

prcveul loss in returning, to dasb at tha vessels as arf employed by the Oflkers trf 

fceafe*tbatterJ',monntIagfoura4 pounders the Navy, Ordnance, Viclaalling, and 

{andby a austfr-rall found, garrisoned Customs: and the Right Honourable Uie 

with 1U3 men), which, (jutinate Lords Commissioners of h's Miuosty>ii 

teustanoe, was carried in the most gallant Treasury, and the Lords Commisstunars 

manner, the Russians retreating to buats of the Admiralty, and the Lord U'ardun 

bn the other tide the Island. The guns of tite Ciuquc Ports, arelosi^e tbe ni> 

ven spiked, and magaaine dedtroyetL — .cessnry directions herein aa Ui Ibera mail 

t-ieut. Pilcb reports to me tbe very able respectively appertain. W. Fawksnes, 

hssistonce be recett-ed from IJeiilj. Sberi- 1 : ' — — 

'fiiui and ficDtbam, Lieut. OarringlDn, VGriffitli Griffiths, Qiiurter-inBSlcr,badly 

ICuynl MaHoes, and Mr. Mart, Carpenter waunded ( Peter Jest, Kuy.1l Muiiws, dit- 

(Voluntem); and that more cool bravery to; Simon. M'Leuit, ScMinon, ..sli^iHy 

could not have been displayed than by wounded; John 1'HtterGclil. Royal Ala- 

tbe officer* and men employed, on Ibis rines, ditto; Thumbs M'Carthy, Iluyjil 
(er*ice i. and, i^asidcring tbe resistance Mariues, ditto. 


r.ERMANY. wovmdcii, and the same evening eatereA 

In our last Absthapt, we hr<iiii;lit up Leuben. 
the.iceountof theWaron the Danube The 'IVp.i.mi BuiLF.TrN, dated May 

to the erer-mpmurnble Bailies of Asppm Sfi, !a}-», " On the g3d and 24th (he ' 

and EsBlinic; of which uecave, fruKi the army was rmpluMfd to restore the 

TBVrri B»-'VtE-nN, the Frei&h acconnti tiridges, Tvhieh were ready the SStb, 

to whieb we a^^p^ed a brief ^mfiioji early in tlw mominir, aiut the wouluted, 

report by ivay of Rullctin; but have uot^ caissons, ftc. were removed to the ri^ 

tbe tittbinictlDnormfinrin^toKmnreilc- banks of the Danulie. The Diihiibe 

tailed and correct MaternEntgivenlKthe hrini; lifiely tn rise until the 15th of 

Ixindon Gazette, p. 6(1.1. June, It it intondi-d to mark the heiKhtt . 

The -Elevcnih Bhiietin is dnti-d of the River hy ("olea itriien into the 

Kbevsdorlf, Mny ei, and relRte>i entirely ground, to which the larjt 'iroii chniu 

to the operations in the T;to1. Tbe istobe fasteneil ttbich the Turks had 

I>ukn of Dantzic entered Iritpruck on destined for the same porpose ; hut the 

the 19th. Gen. MncdonaM ol>li<;ed th6 Ainrians took it from them, and it was 

Enemy, on the S2d, to caiihulafe in fojmd in the arsenal of Vienna. This 

■Lavbfteh, whefe a Lieutenant-general mea-iuru, and the norks which are cod- 

and SOOO uien Wtrc- made prisoners; slructinK on the teFt bank^ of the Da- 

ftndAn the ?5th Prince En^^ne Be.iii- nube, uill enahlii us to wancruvre on 

bamois enrapletely defeated the Av.?- both sHes of that river." 

triaiis, Kith the lt«« of ''000 killed juid ■ The TidRTEfeSTU Bvu^ttinj Arted 


I 809.} ' Abstyjct' of Foreign Occurrettess. ■ e'Gt 

RhetsioTd^ May 9lt, states, that during' wav; they,- on beftig lummaDnl te Ari > 

Till; SSch anil ^7th the briJgvs ovpr I)w ra^'lcr, Uiil down tfacir arnu ll-Ufnu" 

I'>ai>iitM! wure carried awaj ; but 'that Oeneral of UiviakiR LauristOD'ts mniVtA: 

ttnti of tliem wn^ r«-«slBblistiod on the at Oldenburgb, the first 'CiMiiillytoiTB' 

9Btli, Bud ttieoiheT. \v^4 rxi>%ctedtobe of Uuu^aiy, with a strong wtvuMcd 

ct>nij>lctiNl on tile Ssth. The Einpepur guardj at vhich place tha peoples 

pp«iit tht Sflb'on the li'ftbank, ssirvpy- nihids are divided, the greater part ■ 

>■>■.; tlie furtiticatinnfi tvhich are raising them not seamins favourable to AuKiil, 

tm the island of liide>LDb>u, and in- " Vienna i) truiquit; bread and wii * 

Kpevtinj; HUlue jegiineiits of the buke de ore in abundance ; but meat, which thi 

Itivoli'a ciiqn, Btation^d at thi« ktud of capital used to 6tww from the bottom oi 

Mg-tlu-f/onf, It then goes on to state hungsiy, l>e^us to he scarce. Contraiy ' 

till- arrival of (he Army of Italy nt to all reason* erf -policy and motives of 

Bruek, details its opecniions, and bt^asta humanity, the lineniy do all in their 

tliat tbo Tyrol anii the Voralberg are iwnrcr to starve their feilow-eititans, 

roinplately suh.iucted ; that Cariliula, aiid this i^,. fthhou^ll it Coutains th«lt 

Stvriat Carinthia, the territory of Saltz- wivM and children. How diffeienf is 

bxirg. Upper and Lower Austria, ai^ pa- ttus Sroin the conduct uf our Henrj' IV. , 

(Hfied' and disamied; that Trieste has who supjiliud a city then hostile tu aul 

lietn occupied, and 'the .Ruuinn squa- besieged by him «1th provisioni 1" 

droti delivered, and that the junction of The FitTBEyTH Bullbtin is dated 

ihs anny uf Dalmntla will sooit take FaT{s,JunoS, audis wholly uniiuponanl. 

place. It coiicludi'S with stating, that The &iktkt.ntii is daied BbcrsdoHF, 

the robber Schilt hai been driven Into June 4i' 1^ which we learn that the 

Itn island of ihe Elbe, after bavins; pros- Great I^peror, at the head of 150,00() 

titiited the name of the King of Prui- inen, had dune nothiDE, had attempted 

sla ■. — ClMt the Duke uf Valmy hai >1- nothing, up to that peri,od. A triHinjf 

ready united tno divisiens of the Corps atTair at Presburs is all that is ineD- 

of Observation at Hanau) and that tba tioocd to have taken pUcc. TheDanube 

pacification uf Suabia Bets free the Corps does nOt flow to pie aso Buonaparte. The 

ofObseivatiMiofC-en. Beaumont, which Bijllctin sayi, " The UBiiuL>«jrif/b,- but, 

Is culh^ctL-d at Au^burg;b, and where from the contiauaiicE of the waim i>bb> 

arc more than 3000 Dr^oons. It adds, ther, vie fear that it will rjj; agvim J" 

•' The ra^ of the Prineea of the HoiiM Passing, over the Seventeenth and 

of Lorrdne ai^nst Viennn ma3f be ^ohtbentii as equally unintenxting, . 

pninted wMh one stroke : the ca]Htal we come to the UuiRtELVTn, wbida 

■wa4 fed by 40 mills, raiiicd on the lull contains a detail of the Battle of H«ab| 

^ Wnk iif the rivr^r — they ha^e removed and the French lay claim to a eomplste 

and destru>fd them." victory over the Anhduke John. Tha 

The Fourteenth Dumriin, dated TwENnETiifoliows up the result of tha 

Elui-jdofH', June 1, statvi, that the victu;; by stating, that "When ibe 

h[id;;i» -upon -the Dimube arc pi>n>plet<?ly netva of the victory of Raab arrived at 

Tf -I stabli^hed : to thi!se havi.> lin-n added Buda, the Empress immediately left it. 

a -Hying brid^ ;- and all the _ueees<tary The Enemy's army was pursued during 

materials are prepared for anodier bridge the ISIfaand liith: it passed the Dar 

\ N tirttOats, tthie)^ willbc ftnislied irvasliort nubcoverthe bridge of Comorn. The 

'time. The Genfenl of Brigade of En- town of Raab has been invested— w* 

'giiieers, Lazowski, is emplt^-ed on the - hope to be masters of it in a few dayt. 

kit hank upon a Ute-da-finul of ItiOO > We have taken the entrenched camp tH 

toiaesjn extent, and' which will be siir- Ruib, which will contain 100,000 meo. 

rounded by a trench full of runtiin^ The £neniy inundate the country »lth 

Hater. The 44th erew of the flutilla uf falsp reports : this is port of Iha syMen 

Boulugner euitiinandeil by (be Capitaine adopted br -stirring up the lower claim. 

- de Vaisteau Bast'-, tHarrived. — Afterthe U. de Mettcniicb li^ Vienna on the 

-defrat of the corps of t;cn- ^xikehich, .lUth. Ho will '« cucfaangad for M. Do- 

'M. Matthew, Captain Aj^ulaut. uf the dun and the UKcurs of the Fr«bdk La> 

-staffof the army of Italy, was sent with gatioii. PriaoeQallitjiiteatcrad&tlliida 

- Ill ord^ly dragoon upon the road to on ■t4ic iA in three columns." 

Saktbur;^ ; who bavin;; successively The I'wENrv-riftST BULLCTtX, dat«il 

diet with a column of ti50 troops of the ViitnuB, June SO, without' givJAg auy 

line, aDdaculmaii of 1iOOU militia, both -^sh details uf battles, states, . tl^t, 

of whom were cut off, and had lost their since the (onmeiicement td the can- 

-. -■■ —— '■ P^iK"! the Austriaiis, giK of 400,000 

' SctriH is believed tb hwe sinoe men, have lost SUQ.Dao! 

filicu, in action with tbe French, in The Tw^siftr-SECOND, dated June 34, 

Stralsund. MHouoMSt niy pom^ufLjr.tkt.q^tviB 


Abstract Iff Foreign Occui^renees. 


' of Rsib, which is magotfied-iuto an bc- de Chastellar, in cfitebe £liWlilfatl into 

qnisitioQ of vast magnitude; wlicn, in his bends in the Tvrol. HcrenpuB the 

fact, not more than 1500 at 1300 uien -Eiopcror f ruiicii implied, ttiAt this OfB'-. 

were itt the pl»ce whi« taken, and thsse cm ncted under .Iii». Uovi-tuijii's com- 

eapitulati^d upon hononrable tcnn.'^. mis^sp, and that th«rt;Eore "the' persons 

The TH'E>i'V'T[inu>, datrd Vienna, of Gvnpra.1 Durosncl and Foulcrs, whom 

June 28, gays, "Gen. Chattellar vx.-^ the Auatmns had taken in tiie battle uf 

cited the Tyrol to iiLsuirectiini, and Aspeni, filiould be ausiverablc for his 

BHtpriied 700 Fieueh eoiwcnpts wh» eofety, in ea'e he sliciuM be imtdc a pri- 

were going to Augsburgh, whcr^ tUnii wner.. llpiin thi'i Buonaparte instantly 

re^ments ivtre, and who were marchiii"* seized MM. Mpttemich,. CoUoredo, 

I the conSdence of peacei ahlig:«l 
I'urreiidcT and made prtBoners, they were 
massaired. Among them nurc SO Jtr.l- 
^ana, burn in the Eagie town v^ (^has- 
tdlar. , Eighteen hundred Bavarians, 
made prisoners at the samt time, were 
also inassarred. Chastell^r, who coiq- 
lOMided, nas witness to theye horrors. 
He not only made nooppusition tutheni, 
but t4accu&edT>f having smiled at the mas- 
sacre, hoping that the Tyroleans, having 
t^ dread the vengeance due to a crime 
which they could not hope to-be par- 
doned, inuKt be more firmly engi^ed in 
their rebeilhin. 't^'hcn liis M>\j«sly was 
made aequaintpd nilb the^o atroeitiej, 
he -found himself in a difficult liiluation. 
K he had choren to have recourse to re- 

Srisals, ^0 Genor.iLs, 100O Officers, and 
9,000 men, made priaoners durmg tbe 
raonth of April, m^ht have salisiieil the 
mani» of the unhappy fiitnch bU COH'- 
drdly butcliered -. but prisoners do not 
. appertain to, the'power for nhuin.they 
have fought. They are under the safe- 
guard <^ tbe hoiuiur aud guncroBity of 
jlie nation that has distcmed tliem, 
. His Miuesty considered Cbastvllar as 
acting wttbout* lining autLurisedi for. 

notwithstanding the furious Proelama- quarters t' 

Haddick, and Rrrgen, nviiired his ori- 
ginal intention of niunliring ChastelUr 
tthenei-er ho should get him, and n-n- 
ders the lives of thf above-mentioned 
(H'rsons- responsible for tiiose of Duros- 
nrl and Foulers. — Tlie Empress of Aus- 
tria is said to be teriified at the thick 
eloiid which covers &iturity. " She 
speaks of peace, she asks for peace, she' 
eonjured the Depulitj who went on the 
subject of Chastellar, to speak to tbe 
Emperor in Favour oF peace;"] 

The 'r«-EN-n-FOiTRTH and T-iteirtv- 
Fin'H Bi^LETiKs compel us to aiiuounoe 
the most disi^rous intelUgenue. A de- 
cisive battle on the JJanubo, fought 
on the 6th, 7th, and HIb, terminated 
wholly, wc regret to suy, in favour of 
thr' rruneh. 

In the TwBHTv-FOLHTii Bdlletin, 
Ruonapaite boasts, that bis bridges and 
work; on the Danube weri'allcoinpleted^ 
and that, eonsi^queutly, no obsCatle then 
remaiiled to his recmssiiig the linsr, and 
resuming offensive operations. 

Atrconlingl)- wc find liy the Twentv- 
FlniiJluLi.ui'iN, tha£l>unna{iarteli3vii^ 
collected tbe whole of his force tu tbe 
Lobnn, transferred fiis bcatl- 

is and violent langilnge of tbe Prim 
of the House of Lorraine, it wax inipus- 
eible to believe they could approve Mich 
crime). His Mnjesty in consequence 

Eublished the (inlawing Order of the 
' {mjifriai Hfiid Quarters, Ens, Moy 

1 the 1st instnLit.* Ob 

the 3d he drew tl^ attention of the Aus- 
triaiis ts'a small isluid opposite tlic vil- 
lage iif Rssling; and on tbe 4th he thiuw 
four bridges trQiu the Eastern end of tho 
island^f Lobau, which enabled his amiy 
to turn tbe redoubU, and outSank lb* 
eft of the Austrian army at Knzersdorff. 

Si — By orders of the Emperor, the per- Massena commanded (he left, Davoust 

Bon named Chastellar, stiling himself a -tbe rlffiit, and Oudinot tbe centre. Tbe 

£eneral in tile service of Autliia, tlic corps of Hernadotte,ror the Viceroy of 

move? of the iiisum^ction in tbe Tyrol, Italy, of tbe l>uke of Ragusa, &c. Formed 

.chained with being the author of the the second line and tlie reserve. On the 

massacres committed on the Bavarian morning of tbe 3tb. the .battle' eom- 

'and French priionrrs by the insurgents, nieneod on the great plain of Eiizen- 

' " ' dorif, and lasted tbe ii " 

Biid, it adjudged guilty, be tbe French at th< 

IS lost ground ; and this brought 

'.'shot within H hour 

" Tub Pkisce of Nhofchatel." 
' [T)ie remaining . part' uF the Bulletin, 
though containing , -none ot the great 
evi'Utq oF M-ar, relates --to a sabject of 
coiuiiderable imerest. it Hil^be re- 
i;i)llected that Buon^'parte so^.time 
ago thriateaed the dtaih of (hiTMarquis 

! ut-tbe 


llieir centre underBuonapnrte, opposite 
Wagram. Tbe French attempted to take 

.this post >n the niKiit, wiih a. vieii to a . 
renewal tX tbe batth- next da^ ; but the 

.attempt fniletl. On tbe morning of the 
Gth th« battle was renewed. ItHa, con- 
titmed till the eveHin;c, uhcu'the .\us- 
triaos rctuatcd in the direction of Zuaio), 

ttivt al) tbe conBes^ioD 


Auitri^!. Tliej-fvac 

uato eUade^s mA 

cDUiitrii!!; and, abuv 

lU, tlieywe to 

1-809.} - Abstract of Foi^n Occurrences. 

in Botumia. On the mc^nuig of the ^ 
7<h the French armf O^dS in lautioo, in 

fUTiuit of the Au5)^»np. Tht corpi of ,„, , , ....j .- 

Masseria andMiyitioiiC led cbe vui, and. abandon- (by the 4th artick) tbB loyaf 

BuDiiaparCe ti:an9fiTredhig||&a4'VlarCur« and brave inhahitants of the Tyrol and 

to WolkendorS, where they rejuaiimt on Varallieri;, to the vindictive rage of their 

the Bth, tlie date uf the !26th Bulluiiii. CurKiciui Oppre ssor i ,. 
■ Having given the accounts of tbi'iie Thentv-sevesth BullStin. 

batilis at great length, the BnllRtia Znaim, Julifl^^ On the lOth, the 

ims, " Such is tlie narrative nE the bat- Duke at. Rivuli beat the rear-guard of 

tir of Wagrani, a batjtle deinnive and the enemy- hefnri- llalhihnniii. Sajn« 

vver-memorable, in whieh from .t to day, at noon, the Duke of R^i^uia. ar- 

■100,000 juen, and from IS to laoUpieceK, rived on the heif^ts trf Znaiiii — jaw-tlie . 

oFcatiuun,! contended fur great inttrcsC*, bag'^i^e nnl artillery of tlie t^neiuy du- 

Bpon a RiM of battle, studied, planned, filing towards Bohemia. Gen. Belkiratde 

and fortified by the enemy for several wrote to him, that Prince John, of Lleh' 

months, Tun .pair of colours, 40 pleoes . tunstein nai, Ki'mi; Vt the Rmperor iipoit 

■f cannon, 30,000 prisoners, including a misiion from I'.is Master to treat of 

between ^ and 400 Oltieers,' and a coiisi- Peave, aiid l:e asked in eouu.'(|uence for 

derable nimiber of Generalsj CoIoukIs, a suspension of .irms. The Uu^'e re- 

aod Majors, are the truphiei of this- plied, that it was not in his power to 

victory.'" accede to that demand, but he .would 

[The Bulletin then concludca with f^vc an account to the EinperoEi. in the 

staEing, that llie result of this battle uill roean time he attacked the eneinj, car- 

beto rcdueiitiieAustrian army to£0,000 ried.bis fine position, and made sotiie 

Bten. The lass of. the French is esti- prisonen^, with two standards. On the 

mated at 151)0 kiRti, and 3 or 4000 same day, in the moniing, the Duke of 

Koandrd. ' Geuerals Wtede, Seras, Gre- Auerstadt- passed the Taya, opposite Ni- 

nicr, Vi|^ulle, Sahuc, Frere, and .l)v- cholsbiir^j and Gen. firouchy had beat 

fraoce, were wounded.; and Gen. Latalje the rear-gtinrd of the Prince of Roseii' 

killed. TIk inhabitants. aC Vienna be- bexg, and taken 4J0 prisoners of Prince 

held the battle from tlie turrets, the Charles's regiment. On the ilth, at 

(tccplis, the roofi of houses, and other noon, .the Emperor arrived opposite 

ciliated Gituatiuns. The Emperor of Znaiin. The battle had begun. TBe 

Aus.tria left Woil^rsdorff on Che b'th, and Dul^ of Ragusa had attacked the city. 

had a view of the field of battle from a ami the Duke uf Kivoli had takeQ the 

tuWec, The French hcad-quartera were bridge, ajid occupied the tobacco manu- 

tMiifferreil to Wolkendorff on the 7th.] factorj-. We took from the Enemy, in 

frhe TwENTV-SlKTH Ilt'i.iJ^Ti;4 stati'S, the di'ttcrent engagements on this dty, 

that lS,(H)Ouflhe eneuiy's uuuudud have 3(KK) men, two stundards, and thnte 

been picked up, and (iOlK) uiore funnd in pieces of cannon. Gen.. Bruyercs, an 

the huspiial:!. Thu Duke du Kivoli had officer of great proitiise, wa? HoucdetL 

arrived at Knlialiruuii ; the Duke of Ra- Gen. Guituu made a Gue cliarge witb 

j;asa, ou the Idth, at Zuaiuii and the the lUth Culrai'sii.i's. The Emperor, in^ 

Duke of Auetitiilt, "atNicolsbuT;, The formed that Prince John of Lichtensteii 

Empcnir of Austria, Prince Anthony, had entered our oiit-posts, otdered the 

Willi a suite of algout SOU chariots, etc firing to cuav. The aimeKcd Armistice • 

left Zoaitn ou the morning of the Bth. was sigiiei! at the I'rinceof Nuufchatel's. 

Tlie Austrian army is siud to be leaving Prince Lichccnsteiu nns pru'iented to 

Moravia and Hungary, :ind retiring into thr.Ewperor, at tno in the marring, in 

Bohtimia. T'lvelvc villages in the plain his tent. 

of_Vie«nawere burnt dmingthe battle.^— Article I. There ghall be a suJpcn^'.dii 

Cen LiU'oche entered 'Nnteinberg on the of arms l«tive(;ii hii'Majktsty the EnipB-- 

38th June, and proceeded towanls Baj-- .ror of the French, and his Majesty the 

rcntb-j , EmperorofAnstria,— II. TheUfteof de-. 

The ■ Trent v-sevENTH and Thlxtv- marcativii sliall be on the side of Upper' 

.EIGHTH Bulletins, which w^ here sub- Austria, the frojitier that Separajes AuB- 

Join,- render it impossible fur us »ny tria from Bohemia, the Circle of Zoaim, 

longer to indulge tlie hopes which we .tiiat of Bninif, and a line traced tiolfL 

had hitherto entertained of the final the frontier ot Moravia, on Raab, wh; A , 

success of t.'ie Auktiians. A Suspcnsion shall begin at the point where the froQ- 

. op Anns (duubtleu the harbiu^r of a , tier of the Circle of Brunn touches the 

dcBliitive arr^ngenient) was signed in March, and descending the March'to ip 

the French calnp at Zp.aiin, on the I'Jth . conBuence »ith the Taya; from thcnee ■ 

of the present month I and in this preli- to, St. Johanna and the load to Pns- 

uiAacy agreement it will be obserTcd, bourg.; Fresbburg and a league muod 

670 JOsiiticf of Foreign Occurrences. I3a\y, 

tire ffmri: it* %rtjA DanaTle to the So onMcMntabta doeo ibi« hanHIa-. 
month of ttif Raab ; thu iUati to the tton on rttu part of Austria ttpprar, that 
ftoiitiers of StiriBi Stiria, Carlriela, is- there att pcrsnnt wbo futertaiii -hopn 
trU, and rumc— ill. The ekaMek of that tlM above twoBalktiiis may tura 
Brunn and Gratz shajl fxt evacuateil im- oiit to ha fabrications of tlte Ent^mj', in 
niE^diatelj^ after tbe si'ning of fbe pre- the hope of mwleadlng this Country,' 
lent Armistice. — IV. The detaclilnmt of and relanlin; t}ie progress of the vast- 
Austrian troop* which are in the Tyrol, force whlrh our Govemnipnt is about to 
and tho VoralMrg, eball evacuate these pour \i\icn the shores of the Continent. 
two roniitries. FortSaehaenbour^ shall Our wishts are «ith these doubter*, but 
be given up to the French troo]s. — V.The ■ our (cars preponderate on this uccaaiuu. 
ma^ziiies of prnvitiuns and clotlies, SPAIN. 
which shall he foun'd in the cinintries to . Fnrol and Orunna linve been evnni- 
fae evacuated hy the Austrian anuy, and ated \iy the French under 'Svy, and. se- 
nhich belong tn it, tuny be enipUad. — *eral British sblpB of war have -entereii' 
VI. In relation to Poland, tile two armies thoje ports. 

(hall tike the line which H\ey at present Government n iiaid te have reeeircd 

occupy.^— Vll. The present suspi'nsion of accounts from Spain, fhlly eonSmiing' 

a rmii shall continue for a month, anil 15 the .junction of the army oF ^ir Arthur 

ilays' notice «ha]l he Riven before ho«tili- Wellealey and that of (icn. C<n»ta. 

tlKsre-commcnce.— Vni. Tlitre shall be, ' ITALY. - : ■ -■ 

unmed Commissioners r speetively, for Ii«tiie,June\0. 'J'hii morning; aboof 

the execution of the jin-sent (Hspost- ten o'ctoi-k, under a sntute of the artil- 

tions.— rx. The Aurtrian troops shall Icri, in the Castieof St. Angeio, the De- 

evacuate the Countries pointed out in cree of his M^B^r' the Emperor aait 

the present Armistice, and shall retire King, by which the -States of the Pope 

br oalty loarchrs. Tlie fort of Brttnii are tube united with France, wa* onJ 

^tlall be surrendoTed on the I4tb to the nonneed in the principal aqtiarej of thid 

French army, and that'of Gratz on tlie city. The Decree is dated from the imf 

IGth. perialhedd-quarten, the 17th May, IH09; 

ALEJCANOen, Prtnee of Neufchatel. and assigns as the mnttve of anneiation, 

WiMPFF.K, Major-general. that the lands being bri*;inal1y granted 

V*^ 13, lailS-' ' totheBishops of Rome, as leaseholds 

Tn-BMTV- EIGHTH 3uLl,f,Tr?(, by the Euipl^ror Charlemagne, (qt the 

fienna, Jutg 14. The Danube has purpose of ,stren-;tbenin{; the loyalEf of 

risen %a.iexX. 'ITic bridges of boats, es- his subjects, and with a view that Rome 

tabl'isbed before Vienna since the battfe should form a part of his EaipirGj bad, 

of Wagram, have been broken down by ever since that jieriod, been tiie ifouR^ 

4ie cOeCts of tliis rise ; but the bridges of iiKessant disputes between the Spi- 

pt, Ebcndorff are solid and permanent ; ritual and Temporal Powers, the Latter 

none of them hai-e suffered. Tbo^c of which had advanced the most un~ 

liridgM, and the works of the Ifilaiid iif founded pietensiuns, and renilcred such 

Ziobai^ .Ire the admiration ut tlie mili- a measure indispensably neecssary tu ths 

tsaypt-fsons of Austria. They avow jthat interests and' traiiciujilitf of the Frenctt 

Buch ivorV« are without example since Eni[rire. 

the time of .the Roman'. The Emperor .Article-l. Tlie St-ates Of the Pope ate 

let off jcsterdav ut nine A.M. from tuiited with the French Empire. — 11. The 

Znium, and arrived at the palace of city of Rome, the first See of Chrislen- 

Schoeubrunn at tbti'o P. M. — The num- dom, so famous for the remembrances 

bet of wounded Austrialis in oufbnnds which it atfords, flid the raotiuments i( 

MqoiintS tol2orl3,IIOO. The .Aiistrians contains, it derlared an huperial and 

hail 19 Generals killed or wounded. H free eity. Its Government and hiteifial 

baa been remarkeit as a singular bet, policy shall be regulated tn a separate, 

thatmo^t ot the French officers, whe- dccree.-^II{. The monuntentii of Roman 

!tberof Old France, or of the n.™ pro- gnindeur shall be presen-cd and main- 

yinces, who were in the Au' ser- taincd at the I'spence of our Invperial 

we, bay* pcrisKi-d. — Several conriers treasury. — IV. The public debt is de- 

kave been intercepted i 4n<l among their clared to be the debt of the tOinpire^— 

Ifttem has been found a regular corre- V. The net revenue of the Pa.pal Sea 

■pondence of Genii with Count StaiUon. ahall be reduced to two niillious of 

. Vbe influeaceofthkwretch, inthe lead- francs, free of all burdens and taie^. — 

. log determination of the Austrian Ca- VI. T%e poMessions and palaces of bi» 

hioultis hereby ronterially proved: such Htriinee^ shall be si|biect to no burdens 

ve t'he instruments which England em- or taxes, and shall ciyoy besides various 

slsys, Ukc a new Pandori^'s box, toriiie exemptions. — VI). AnEitraurdinaryCon- 

'Kormi and spread pmson on the Con- suitum of the Istof July Beit ifaaU,-hi 


ISOS.) Foreign Octum»ces.-^Cou7itr2f Nemr^ 

DOT name, taka' DossciBion oC .the Pnpal of UfS, amtS, Sec haye b. ....._. 

1 make such arran^ from the tops of the bouEM; uid the . 

laenti that th^ Constitutiunal Guvem- whole jtreleuud a scene shockiiig be- 
ment may eommerico it* operations there, yond destriptioii. Ail thii hoosee below- 
uii the lat of Januttrj', I8\0. NAPei.B05> Braad'Stiei^ Point had their sadm 
RUS5.IA. blown uut, and the &ur and Garter uid 

Letters from St. PettTsbore, fid Hani- Union, -ti^thef witli e™iy house fnoia,. 
burgh, mention, that the Emperor Alen- the Btacb upHuntsihave bad the whole 
aiidsT, with the Gnuid Ouke Constan- of ihi^ir wiudiiivs completely deniolislied., 
tine. Count Roinanzotf, fmd a numerous The buiTcl of gunpowder whichjc^^loded 
Kiute, were prepariiij; to U'aie that diy ^tuoil in ii tier with IGotlien, wbicii, fur, 
for tl)e army inGallida;Bnd that event* several hours. Here- cveiy momeut e»- • 
of grent importance to the world micht pt'tted to exjitudi.-, an tbe smoking frag' 
be expected noou lo take place. It i« meiits were liurallj strewed over theiu; 
also said, that thrre are iio ground': to but a company of the Worcestci Militia, 
hope that Alexander viould chaogebls with some resolute sa<!on<9t Cheic hcadu 
present system of polities. The idea of ventured to the spot, ajid cloared tlie, 
poa3essingEurapeauTurkcy,aDdplacing bumin; frat^iuents from the remaiuiog 
his brother Conf^autine iipuu tbe (hroue barrels. I'l-eiioufi 4ji tiiis bold eater-' 
of Constantiiiople, tended not a Kttle prize,' which qill doithdesa 
towards hitaiulog In him a dia|iositii)a warded, almost all the families flediu 
favourable to Napoleon. confusion to Portsdowii-hlU, eipecting 

AI^ICA. the whole town would be destni>-ed ly 

ThrceBiitiEhOlbcert FromthegarrisoD the nppwhended eiplosioii ; 'bMt they. 
of the Cape of Good Hope, having p^one have since returned, imploring blescinga 
Cut on a party of pleasure to the Tuble ifpon the beads of the. brave fellows who , 
Mountain, were ovcrlakeu by the night, saved the tOwii from geueraldeatructiou. 
Buforc thej' couhl regain ibept^n, they Lindurgreen'sSiai«,tbeiitarandGarterr 
loBttheiTtrack, watidered audHiparated. and Union, were on fire for some lime, 
Ou« of them, with n^ch' difficulty, at but not de9ttoye|l. Many Hindows were 
leni^h found hia wny into the towni bi'uke at GeljiDiij and two uveui were 
but no intelligence having been received blown do*n. 

of hi;, companiuiis, a pBMy went out in June 25. An Inquest was b«ld at , 
eearch ot them. They were both found Evil Rttjhd, on the body of Mr. Johil 
at tlie foot of a prodigious precipice, Bra^^, The sister uf Dennis F^ith, au 
cruElied and mangled in the must dread' attorney at East Retford, ftlt a passloit 
M manner. One oi Ihnn, an aide-de- for Mr. Bra^e, a respectable gentleman 
camp to X^rd Caledon, had already ex- about 70, and addressed several letters 
piredi and the other was just at the to hiiu in the true loviug style, which b» 
point of dcitb. Both of the'^e unfortu- never thought projier to answer. Dennis 
Iiate sufferers were men in the prime of Frith, enraged ih^ his sister's alfectioni! 
lilt, and most pruiiiisiug; officers. should miet with no better ^tuni, and 

anxious to do away the disgrace, »5 he 

' Counthv News. - ti^ined it, went to Mr. B.'s house on 

Jai>e2i. About ll this mamliig:, a the ;24th of May, and reproavlied him 
dreadful explosion took place at Flirts- with the impropriety of his conduct. 
Kumlb, attended with the most metan- From wurds they fell to blows, wheq 
' choly consequences. The second bat- Frith lepe^^tedly struck the old man over 
taliun of the ath regiment having been .the head, bi'caat, andleji, with a thick 
re-landed !) -fen days since, their bag- cane whieh he held in bis hand. In con- 
ga!;e and ammunition were pkiced on sei|ucnce Mr. R v.aa con|iued tuhis bed. 
Point Bench, where they remained till and languished' till the ^:>d ult, when he 
tbis morning, when an old woman emp- ex)iired. Verdict, "Died of mortal 
tyiyg a pipe which she had been gmok- bruises given hiin by Dennis Frith." 
ing among the baggage, the sparks fell Frith has absconded, 
on a barrelof gunpowder, ati4 an iiisttutt Jaae S7. This morning, a gentleman, 
explosion took place : the effect, wo, lady, and child, in a one-horac cliaise 
most dreadful. About .10 lues, women, coni'.ug riuiti Itciiding thnrigh Windsor 
and children, were literally hlowp to For.iBt, stopped at a public house at 
atoms, and the remains of tlieir bodies, Acof^a/Ztu give the horse some water; 
limbs, and heads, are strewed in all di- the gGiitlcmiui gut out t f the chaise, and 
rectiuns. One poor fUlow was tdowii took the child out ; the lady would int 
ov«r the whole of the buildings in Point- get out. - The ostler very earnestly took 
street ; another against the wall of p-ve otf tlie horse's bridte before he fetched ' 
Union Tavern, as high as the garret- the water, and left no ^person .at llie 
wiodoWi the thigh of a third W.1S htoivn horse's hcail; the horsa took fright, rui 
aa b as Broad-street Point. Numbers away with the ctuu«e for a considerable 


fiT2 ■ Cevnlty Nexs. — Domfslic Occurrences. [■'^"ly* 

d)5tin<M!, and overturnerl it, and thejady ing^tv burnt, but made thfir escape. The 

was tbrown-out, and killed on iHe spot. ibs^'n ratimatud a* 10,000/. 

jute SI-. The body of a vounR itian ' J'Tinitxar, Jain 18. A young man, on * 

aWt 19, dressed in sailor's (jothcs was a visit tff one of Mr. Baylty the lincn- 

piokrd up near the watch^bof^t in IVhit- draper's sbopttirn, having irone i^ith bis 

itttileBag: and, on the followiot day, friend and anothtr'sbopmnn to bathe in 

the body of a black man', in iftutrid tTie Thame«, it ii suppofpd they ivpre 

state, was found opi ih* shore itWinrne Fpixed with the cramp; the y9urpir miir 

Ban. nnd oife of tbi; shopmen nere dron-ned; 

Jane 30. Ten taen and four boti, ' the other ivas with diffi.'ulfv f^t otit. 
trtliPts, were drowned i(l two piti be- A gentleman hns lately planti'd a very 

looeine to Messrs. t»e nni Co. situate e\imi*ivp orchard at Jiroifvell, in Ease*, 

at En.t Afdlfi/, uSar Wa'kifinU, hv the r^oiitaininj; abo™ JOM fruit-trfos of va- 

inifttini; of the tunnvh of ^nine oli pits ricm? kinds, nhich are jilaepd with so 

l^iD^Dear. Three lads at the month of iiiuch .iiid^nent, as to permit the land 

UtepitB, on hearing the niBhin<; of the between the rows of irpii' tA he vet cul- 

WTLter, climbed «p the rope, nod alannln^j t!vdtcd for a series of years,' and to yield 

l>y their cries the men at the top, were nearly f.5 great crops be if tjie Irijlt-trtes 

fOrtnnately saved. had uot been planted. 

Jul)t S- During a severe tempest of . ' 

thiiiirtiT and li'btiiing on Sunday noon, Uo-MRSTie OccfBRENCES. 

two bama. with a neat house and ^ra- Fridas, Juki- 9. 

narj-, at fforthaai in Suffolk, were burnt The benefnetiOns of the Rev. Dr. T.iy- 

dovi-n. ' ' for, and Mr. Mrddleton, and Mni. Ann 

A {Vetrified land tortoise, in the highest Cam, toFaor'CI1e(^-men with good cha- 
Etate of prcEervBtlon, was lately cii;po- racters'.and large timirts, were distriT 
vered by some labourers, who irere dii;- huted by the Governors of the Son^of 
Rtng in Swanagc rooks, on the island.of the Clergy. Many petitions were read, 
Furbeck, at the depth of TO feet. .A and the distressed dreumstanccs of the 
clergyman offered tivelgiiinca; far it, sei'eral applicants were co.isjdert^, and 
whtofi was reftised;- but, aftfr exhitrifing HO Poor Clergymen were cleeted to re- 
it about, the labourers sold it to a gentle- ceive the distribution of the prpseut 
man of Upwav for eight '^nincasj sihte yi;nr, H:. to ST of theiM 15i eailli, niid 
which not).', haa;fteen oIfun:d ^r it. The to I;), 10/. each. We know no institu. 
mate was aubsequeiitly dug Op ; but it tiun more tiiited to a display of bumaoe 
vas broken to pieces, and <]iiili'd. generosity than this ; whose object is to 

JtiIi/ 13. The Rev, Mr. Wright, cvi- ami-liorate the eondilioii of genuine 

rate of J-onff Svltiii ill IJneohiahire, re- north, shackled by the chains of poverty, 
turning from Luton, where he had been Tacsdag, Jiiite^. 

burying > corpse, mas violently attacked A ;oung lady of genteel jippearancp, 

by > bull wliieh was grazing in a ]iasttiro of the name of Heaie, a milliner, waa - 

through v.hich the tbo^-road to the found drowned in the Paddiiigton Canal 

eburch passed, and was so dreadfully by a She left her house in 

l^rcd by the furions animal, that his life tlie Edgeivare Road at seien in the 

. Is despairi^ of. moruing, ' and was supposed to be dc- 

Newmariet, Jab/ 13. Capt. Barclay ranged. — Anothef young lady, aged IT, 

couipfBted his pedestrian 'ell gagenient the daughter of a tradesman in St. Klar- 

' of walking 1000 miles in 1000 suecessive tin'f-lnue. drowned' herself on the 2';th 

hours, at .1 tlus afternoon, in the pre- off Arundel— tairs : a disappointment uf 

seiice of several thousands of spectators, a tender nature is said to h:t\'e Induced 

He immediately after went into a warm this rash att. 
hath, and the liells of Ncwniarket rang Tliaitdat/, Jvne 19. 

« peal. The Captain has netted about An action was tried in the Conrt of 

:)00D^! and tile aggregate uf the hetti[is Common Pleas, brought by the Ea»l of . 

i^ couIpuUd at I&,()00/. Leieester against the Proprietors of the 

i/u/y 13. At Otyii'iii,^ one of the ni^ht Morning Heiald, for a lilid, in which 

(oachea from Ix>n[l,on overturned, when the damages were laid at 90,000^. Mr. 

a young inaii in junipiiig from the top, Seijeant Best, on behalf oT the pUintifT, . 

loll beneath the body of the carriage, and slated, that the libel com)tla!ncd of iid- 

■wai killed on the >i{>ot. A pilot received puted to his client crimes similar to thoeo 

- a mnnpound fVartfire of his leg near tlic of Jjiird Audley, and that a separation 

ankle; andn lad wasWven.'ly bruised. from his Lady bad been the result. ^ 

'Jtf^ If'. This night,' the second libel was Inserted in n subsequent 

mansion of H. F. Sydney, esi]. at T/inrpe paper, slating tt&t bis Lordship had left 

tf^onl, Berks, lias burnt down i anil t«o the kingdom, in couseiiuenee of charges 

men ivho slept over the bake-house, having been exhibited ag.iinst him. Evi- 

wliirc the fire broke uul, w^■^^ ihock- dtnce was heird .oftv*he I""* of the 
* ddi'udantf. 


defendants, to prove that reports inju- an expositlojj similar' tothat which eo- 
rious to his Lordship's moral character vered a gallant General in the late inves- 
had l>een some time in cii-cnlatioti ; and tigafion witb no much dijgTttce.— Mr. 
that they diii not originate with them. . Wright has also" afipeaied to the pul^ck. 
Mr. Sfrjeant Best protested a^f^iirL't, tliis Si tvrday, Juti/ S. ' 

defcuce, as taking him unaivares,' and A fii^ broke out about 1 1 , this nii;lil^ 
further Involving the cuBracter of his at the house of Misa Slarke, milliner, of 
i-lient. The Jury, after' retiring one Conduit-Street, Bom l-?treet. It wai first 
hour, gave the noble plaintiff 1000/. discovered by a. watchman through the 
d^ioagi^, and 40). costs. gla;3 at ihi: top ol' the door ; and when 

Cturt bJ King's Beach, Jiify 3. the engines arrived, it was nearly an 

Wright V. Wavdle, Esq.— The plain- hour before they coijld pla;-, in eonse- 
tiff, Mr. Francis Wright, an upholsterer, quenee of the want ot water. Thre* 
brought his acdon to , recover 1914/. inusei were completely demol'^jfaed tit 
for lunitture in fitting up the hdusu of two o'clock, and a iburth, whichjoined 
Mrs. MBrjT'.^nne Clarke, in Westbonnie- the house ta the Westward, wis at that 
plaee, Chelsea, which the defendant be- time also on fire at the top;' this'house 
caiue liable to pay in. consequence of liis belonged to Mr. North, the brother ot. 
personal piomise. From Mrs. Clarke's Lord Guildford, and contained a mo^ 
testimonj' it appeared, that prior to the valuable library, which was removed tar 
investigation relative to the Duke of the vohinteers. Mr: Wndhara, Sf.P. 
York, Colouel Watdte aqd the lady had assisted with anxious solicitude in' re- ~ 
made a kind of treaty: the Colonel was raioving the library, Mr. North having • 
to furnish the lady's house in West- been abroad some time. In the whole 
bourne-place; the lady was to assist the four houses were destroyed, and the 
Colonel in the investigation. The lady, flame? ware not subdued until six in the 
however, had -previously been a short morning. Two men belonging to the ■ 
tour with the Colonel and. two other fe- Imperial Fire Oifice were for a time ba- 
male friends: they had bton down to the ried in the burning ruins, and much 
coast, to see the Martello Towers. The hurt; one of then), Simon King, died ia 
house was furnished with.great elegance, the hospital on the 14th.' 
and of course at much eipence; part of THltrsitty, July 13. 

the upholsterer's bill was paid; but the As three nten in th* employ of Mr- 

Colonel declined paying the remainder. Hopkins; sAp-boiler, i*rBarhicari, were 
Mrs. Clarke was previously indebted .cleaning out a cess-pool, tdto which the 
SOOf. to Mr. Wright; and in the course spent lees had been emptied, they were 
of her testimony she said, 'J Mr. Wanlle overcome by the noxious etlluvia, and 
knew of Mr. Wright's debti because he fell, apparently lifeless. A carman, a 
advised Mr. Wright to bring an action perfect stranger, bearing; the cry, "Will 
agaiost (Afiperjon who, he thought, ought noonegodown to save the men?" ve- 
to pay. He promised to Mr. Wright, if lunteered his services. A rape was put 
he would bring such an action, that he round his body, and, being let down, be 
would pay all the costs." The .[iiiy re- seized one of the sufl'eren, and the)" were 
turned a verdict for the plaitititt', de- both dragged up together; bbt we fogret 
ducting 300/. fur articles hired, SOO/. to state tliat this poor generous felfuw is 
money paid, and all the items ffir plas- likely to tail a vict:uo to hi- humanity; 
tering, painting, insurance, &c. for he notonly suSered tromthi! e^linvia, 

Mr. Wardle has in consequence pub- but was severely injured by the rope." 
lished a ietter addressed to the people of ' They were all canfed to BarthulomEw'i 
the United Kingdom, lie states, that - Hospital,, two of tUem without bopss of 
his counsel, being satisfied tltat the juiy recovery, 
would nol give. a verdict for the plaintiif, Maniay, ^alg%\. 

did not comply with his request to call Mr. Spencer Smith, with that pa^ 

Major Dudd, Mr. Glehnie, and other wit- triotism which characterizes every branch 
I aas.ies, whose testimoHy would have con- of his family, has lately introduced that 
,tTadieted that of Mrs. Clarke and Mr. . valuable plant, Smyrna Madder, iiito- 
. Wright. He is pledged by this letter, this country. Mr. Braith fumbhcd the 
as sooD as the forms of Law will per- Society of Arts with some seed, from 
mit, to exculpate hiiDSelf ; and in the which Mr. Salisbury of tbe Botanic <iar~ 
mean tiifte requests the pubhek to sue- den, Sloane-street, has raised plants that 
pend their opinioii on his conduct. have grown in the most proansinj msh- 

Mis. Clarke has published a Reply to ner. He expects to obtain seed from 
-Col. Wanlle's Letter to the People of them; and there is every leasoii to hope 
Eu^aod; in which she threatehs him, that this uaeful dye-rOot will bcicum^ na- 
-by tiw production' of docttmenn,' with Rtralicad In owioil. 
., Gbnt. Mac. ,Ai^, ue9. THE- 



Thoairical- Itigider. — CircuiH of the.Judges. [July, 

Mil. CotBAn'i Company, 


Jane S. Rule ■ Wife and Have a Wik — 
Plot aaJ Counterplut. 
6, Tlie Stranger — Fi^isJDKJthe Wtiid. 
. "7. The Castlo Spectre — ( if AgtTo morrow, 
; a.'Tht Hoiiey-Moon — Turn Thumb, 
9. Five Mikes Off~Miisii:h Mad— A Tale 
of Myalerv. [Beirlcir. 

la Ru)e a Wife and Haire a Wife— The 
14 TheArricauB— Ghort— ?lotaod Coun- 
13. WitdOata— TheSi>n-in-La«. [terjilot. 
1,1. The. Wonder !— The Criiiek. 

15, The Battle of Uexham~The Mayor of 

Garrat— Of Age To.nwrrow. 

16, The AfricadB— Turn Thumb— .4 TaJe 

of Myslery. [Wind, 

n. The BeaUK Stratasein — RaisiiiK the 
19. The Huney-Woon— Obi. 
CO. Five Miles Off— Mrs, Wiefiins— Ditto, 
ai. Wild UalB— Obi, [IjwLsiTiitbs— (ibi. 
32. The Vilingo Lawyer— Ij've Laujibs al 
:23. The Criiiek— Baniaby Brittle-r-DJlfo. 
ai-the BenmtSrrataEein— The Son-iii- 

Law— Tom Thumb. [siniihs. 

.' 25. The Iron Chest — Love Laiijh! at Lock- 
37, The StranECf— Of Ape Tomorroi.. 
23. TlieBattleof Hcxhaui — Bariiiby Brit- 

tie:— Peeijiiis Torn. 
'3!1. TlieAfricans~Tha Ghost— The Critick. 
■ yo. Five Miles Off- 


3. The Iron Chest— Killing No Murder. 
*. The Soldier's Daughter — Ditto. - 
b. I.ove Laughs at Locksbiiths — Mntri- 
6. Wild Oats— Ditto. . (niopy— Ditto. 
I. Three\Veeks after Marrlage-ThoCri- 
tick— Ditto, fto, 

e. The Spoil'd ChiW— Tlie Afrioans— Uit- 
I n. The FamHllhg qf IkcFv, e-1— Of Age To- 
11. llitto — Killing No Murder, [oiorruw. 
Ditto — Ditlo, 

'Jala 1. The ltoney-Mo< 

19, M,, a. 

li. Ditl<^— The Critick'. 

26. Ditto — Iavr Laughs -at Locksmitlm. 

27. S«eii>g i< Believing — Tho Africans — U 
Hea Vtmcei [Ko Murder. 

28. The FtBindling of the Forest- Killing 

29. Ditto— .Syln«tDBggerw*.—T.Thamb. 
31. The Iron Chest— Killing No Murder. 


Jitne 36. lip All Ki^ht ; or. Vie Smuggler' t 

Core— Love' is a Tub. 
June 37, S8, 29, 30. Ditto— Ditto. 
Ju/jl, 3,4. Ditto— Dittu. 

5. Ditto — Poor Vulcan.- 

6. Ditto—Ditto. 

7. Ditto — A Divertissement — DiUa 

8. Ditto— Ditto— Ditto. iLuctri. 
10. Ditto— 7Be Kabob ; or. The Indian 

Tale of Mystery— 22. Tke Rauian fmpotlot ; or. The Siege of 
Snwleiuhi— Poor Vulcan, [bpb. 



9*, 25, 26, 27, 23, 29, 31. Ditto— The Na- 








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K. Wood 


Wedncs. 12 

Satimlay l.'i 
Monday r 
Tuesday 18 

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Thursday 20 
Saturday 32 
Monday 2+ 
Tuesday 2, 
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1809.] Si9g)'aphiad Account t^ the lale Bishop Porteus. Q7£' 

In the (Aarch-;ard of > St. Lwreace, 
R^ins: "Ci-^t • 

Messire Jac«(jei ir C«iieHois riEProi.v, 
OScier au Regiment Royal Diagona, 
. auServiMdeS. M.T. C. 
' ■ Ciieialier de I'Ordrt Rojnl 
et Bliliiaire de S. laais ; 
decide le IT Mni 1£(K!, 
le Si ai 

bcneHcial VSfeefe. of Uiri:^iaiiitj:, on tha 
T«ii|..iral ConcBrm of Slankind, .proved 
fniin History and Pai'ti." in 1808, ''A 
Ij^LT to the GiivtriiOH, LcgisIaWrei, and 
Proprif ton of. Piwitayoni in tbe liriliili 
Wcit ludia Islandi. '— H.j Lonlsjiip, a (vit ■ 
yean since, traosrvtrid tha Bum of 6'M1t. 
la thif Tlirec p 

Requioicat in 
k. I'boBncur, a son lloi, ci 
Ueu tilU'it^, 

« of tt 

wlidated Aa- 

P. 483. II:shup Pnneui nas 1(nnl in 
Yorkshire, in 17.-31, Mis fulber km a to- 
spectable Trndciinan j who, uCtvr giving 
hi j son a good bdu'.'alion at the Graamtar- 
Bchool of RipuD, ou'ler Ihv lullion of the 
Her. Mr. Hyde, Bcnl him to Cambridge, 
where he enlered atthr'.st College. More 
he diitingiiislieit himself by an a^^iduoua 
appliuotion to his sludiea, vhkli were par- 
ticularly direi^ed to Ihat sacred function 

and in whieh he aRenrards %a eminently 
djiplayi'd h>B pie:y and virtues, lu 1753 
he was e)eot> d a follu> of liis ouq College; 
and ws= nominated one of the preachers 
at Whitt.hall chapel. In 1761 he became 
one of Archbishop tjcdter's domestic chap- 
laioj. It is >oppo9ed that he recommend- 
ed himielf to the notice of Dr. Secltar by 
his Ansner to Anuel's >' History of the 
Man aller Ood'3 own Hearti" which he 
refuted in a Sermon preached before the 
Unirersiiy of Cambridge, aiid Mtuled conciliating' and 

Keliif of thep^Hirer Clergy of the Diol . 
i^cse ; he also Irjnsleried a farther sum of 
]3(W. the in:.'rest tlieroi.f to be appro- 
pri:itcd to tb.' pn.i-hase of Ihreo gold me. 
dais, to b<- j:iii*i,.'ly cont(;ndB<l for b) l)i« 
itudenls of Clitiri's College, CambrVlge, 
in thfj following order: -ine mi'dal of fif. 
Ia*n guineas for Uie best Latin Disaerta- . 
tion on any of tlio chiof Evidcocei of 
Christianity ; Bhothcr of GIteen goineaa 
for the belt Ivnj^lish CompositinD on some 
moral t-ri^ttpt of the Gospi-J^j and one Ot 
ten guineas to the best Reader in, and 
most regular Attendant .at. Chapel: aqd 
by his will lie brqueathed to his Succes- 
sor in tlie See of London a lilicral (Dm 
towards iHe expence of building a Library 
at the Eplsi-opal palace at Fiilhara, to 
contain the Uoots which^also his Lord- 
ship has beqnnalhcd to the See. — At a 
preacher. Up. PorteuB was dcserveitly pa> 
piilar; his ttianiler was simple and iinprrt> 
sjve; hia style elegant and c'" - 
his dtictrine sound, without undue s 
rily. As a pi^vate ehu^cter, he nas 
and unostentatious; gi^d tfith the i 


" The Character of Uavid. King of Ii 
impartially stated." In HSS Dr. Poitciis 
obtained tbe living of Hunton, in Kent In 
ITT6 he became mister of St.£rass{ and 
in January I7G7 was raised to the Episco- 
pal Benohj a promotion, OS was generally 
understood, beslowed at the immediati! 
•olicilation of the Queen, who had before 
appointed hini to lie her private chaplain. 
Bishop rui1<:us also held Che ot!ici;B of an 
official trustee of the British Muwum, a 
governor of the Charter-house, dean of 
Uie Chapel Royal, yisitor of Sinn college, 
and provincial dean of Canterbury. In 
1777 he addressed "A Letter to the Inha- 
biiaotf of A1ani:hestrr, Macclecficld, and 
the adjacent Pans, on O-Icasion of the late 
Earthquake in ihise Macea." In 178i ho 
published ".\n Essay 

;beerful disposition j and over ready to 
listen to and rdieve tlie distresses of hie 
Iclhiir-creaturoa. Hii religious modera- 
tion, the benevolence of bis luture, and 
his universal pliilanthriqiy, procured |iim 
the good-will and esteem of every rank, of 
every sect, and of every party, 

P. *91, I. 8, for paternal r. maternal; 
and in noU, p. 493, I. 6, r. '' 1748." 

LATELY, at Ember cottage, Surrey, 
the wife of N. E. (JarTii;k,.esq. a son. 
Lady Lucy Cass^n, a-soD. 
Jiwe Q2. At Blithfield, in Stjffbidshire, 
].ady Harriet Ba'goc, a son. i 

16. in Montagu e-strrel, the lady of Sir 
Robert Williams, bacL M. P. for Caenuii 
Plan, for vonshire, a sOn. 

nd Con- 30. In nrosvcnof-sqn.-ire, the Marchio- 
ho Trust .nessofTavistocli, a son. 
I the So- .(ISiston rectory, GloueeBlerthire, the 

wife of the Rev. F. Pelly, a daughter. 

Woolwii!h,the wife of Capt. Uarrisoo, 

the a 

yeraion of the Negro Slaveii, on the Trust 
£(tale in Barbados, bc^longing to the So- 
ciety for the Propagation of tlie Gospel in 
Foreign Parta." In ISUO, "\ Summary 

of the principal Evidani-os for tbe Truth - Boyal Artillery, a «on. 
and Divine Origin of tlie Christiiin Reve- '•■'•■ > " "'* ''--' 

lation." In 1802, " Lectures on St. Mat- 
tbrw's Gospel." In lliU4, "A Letter to 
(he Clergy of the Diocese of 
theN^leclof krieeli 
t^ liturgy direct* 

July 1 . At the lilarl of Egremont's, ... 

Grosvenor-place, the ladj of Sir Charict 

Mevrick Burrcll, a son. 
, . ThewifeofJos-DyViPsBallontine Dykes. ' 
L Church where et(i.of{>ovcnliy-hall,CumberlaDd,Bdaugii, 
Jn'ieoe. I'Tha 2. At 

C7C ■ Births *nd Marriages of remarkable Persons. ■ ' {July, 

• '•% At Bownas. on the Windtrmere, the 

5. The wife of LieiiU^col. Authbrooke, 
of Rush brooke -hall, Suffolk, a daughttr. 

In Russcl-square, tlie wife of William 
Brll, ran. ^ ^"■■ 

In Queen-BCreet, May-fair, the wife of 
D. Robcrt^n, ew). a son. 

6. At l.loyd's.plaL-e, Blacthealh, Kent, 
the w.fe of Gi^orge' Oliver, flsq. awn. 

8. At the Priury near ReaJing,' Berks, 
tte wife of George E. BeauchampPiiictori 
esq. a daughter. 

At Dtiir -bouse, in Scailan^, Lady Jane 
Taylor, a son. 

9. In'Hanover-square, the Hod. Mrs. 
Sagot, a daughter. 

10. At Caenby-ball, co. Lincoln, the 
■ wife of Charles Tennyson, esq, a son. 

19,, In Charles-street, Berkeley-square, 
the Countess of {Jraven, a son and heir. 
TTiB Countess of Aberdeen, a daughter. 

13. At Dalkeith -house, in Scotland, the 
Countess of Dalkeith, a son. 

14. In Piusbiiry.squan^, the wifeof Ed- 
Tai;d Harman, esq. a daughter. 

la. Tlie wife of Isaac Goldsmid, esq. of 
Spilal- square, a son. 

At AlreBtori-hoiise, Warwickshire, the 
wife of R. Adams, esq. a son. 

16. Mrs. Walker, of the Manor-house, 
Hayes, Middlesex, sife of Mr. W. lec- 
turer on the Eidournnioa, a daughter. 

In Crcat Coram-streel; Bruniwick-sqii. 
Mrs. O. B. Harriott, a son. 

IT. In Upper C oner-street, Iheluife of 
George PaWn, esq.'a son, 

15. At Winchester, Lady Louisa Ather- 
ley, a' daughter. 

19. In St. Jamcs's-ptace, the wife-oT 
Thomas Banner, esq. a son. 
' At Barking-hall, Suffolk, Viscountess 
St Asaph, a daughter, 

30. The wife of Sir. Easton, baker, 
Phft^ix-Blreet, Somers-town, n™ sons and 
B daughter j all, with the mother, likely 
ta do well. 

The wife of Robert Butler, esq. of Ta- 
vistock- square, a daughter. 

ai. in Sti-alfbnl'place, Ihevifeof Ro- 
bert-William Elliston; esq. a daughter. 


....,1$ Elizabeth Kevill, dauj 

IliomasK. esq. "of Trercnsnu, in Cornwall. 

33. At Nottineham, Henry FyneB, esq- 
M.P.for AlSbordugh, to theeldest da lighter 
af Oie Rev. Dr. WyWe.ptebeBdaiy of South- 
well, andreftiorofSt.N icholaa, Noltingh a m. 

<i6. Edmund WodehouSe, ei<|. of Sen- 
noBe, Norfolk, to Miss Lucy Wodehouie, 
of Iliniiham,'iifthe same county ^ 
' 39, Sir'^homas)iaiusay, hart, of Bal- 
main, t6' Miss Steele, of St. Jaoies's-str, 
iaa. dax. ot tbe late Rei. Dr. S. of Jamaica. 

At Plymouth, the Hon, Rear-admiral 
Robert Stopford, second son af tlie Earl of 

CourtDvD, to Miss Mary Taoshane, daugh- 
ter of ConiDiifsioiicr P. of his Majesty's 
Dock-yai-d at Plvmouth. 

30. Lieul. Fred. Hugh Evelyn Hoi.-h- 
ton, R. N. to Anne, only daughter of RU 
chard Vicars, esq, of Duneanoon fort. 

Ju/ji j. . . At Maddeni,-Cornwall> Capt. 
Wooldridge, R. N. to Miss Carolina Tre- 
week, of Penzance. 

Julj, 1. At Eltham, Cspt Nicboll, of 
the South Kent Volunteers, lo Mis. Boy- 

3. Richard T. Dixie, esq, lieutenant of 
the Royal Marines, and brother of Sir 
B. J. D. bart. to Harriet, eldest daughter 
of Lieut. T. H. Wilson, of the Royal Narv, 

At Brijtham, De«on, P, W. H. HiHts, 
esq, son of (he late Admiral H. to Miss 
Hirarsey, eldest dangliter of Thcopliilus 
H. esq, of Denmark-hill, Surrey. 

John Polle];fcn Bastard, esq. of Kittcy, 
M.P. for the county of De«in. Id-Mies J, 
Aune Martin, third daughter of the late 
Sir Ht-riry M. hart. M. P. for Souihamp- 
ton, and comptroller of the Eoyaf Navy. 

AtTeignmouth, Devon, byspecial licenue, 
Charles Noet Noel, esq, M, P. eldest son of 
Gerard N. N. est^. of Exton park, Rutland, 
to the only daut^ter of Tliomas Welman, 
esq, of Puiindstbrd p.trk, Komersetsbire. 

i. Count S. du Boiirliianc, to Miss Julia 
de Goumlle, daughter of rtic Baron de SI 
of Trinidad. 

5. T^inaB Rickards, esq. Of Verulara- 
buildings, Gray's-ian, to Mrs, Edwards, of 
Preston, CO. Gloucester. 

6. At Banstead, Surrey, the Rev. Peter 
Anbertin, rector of Chipstead,' in the same 
county, to Henrietta, dau^ler of Daniel 
Xambert, esq. of Banstead. 

7. SirArscott'Ourry Molesworth, bart of 
ppncarrow, Cdmnall, to Miss Bh>wn, dau^ 
of the late Palricli B. esq. of Ediubnrgb. 

' 8. Mr. Samuel Bromley, suigeonr of 
Deptford, to Mary, third daughter of the 
late Tristram Maries Madox,esq, of Gieen- 
>ich, Kent 

10. WiHiom Miller, esq, of Oielworth 
park, Gloucestershire, to Miss Wyndlum, 
eldest daughter of the Hon. W. W. of . 
M ontagiie- street ; at whose house the ce- 
remony was performed. 

11. Robert Gordi^n, esq. of LevesloB, 
CO. Dorset, to F.liiaheth-Annc,only daugh- 
ter and heiress of the late Charles Weslley 
Cote, esq. of Kemblc-faouse, Wilts. 

Thomas Harvie Fanjuhar, esq. eldest 
son of Sir Waltar F, bart, to Miss Sybilla 
Kockiiffe, daughter and sole heiress ofthe 
late ReV. Morton R. ct Woodford, Fsse>. 

12. At Bury, the Rev. Ferryman Wake- 
bam; rector of Little Saxham, SufTolk, ra ' 
Alias Mary Elli Stan, grand -daughter of tbe 
late Rev, Dr, E, master of Sjdney colltge, 

1809.] Marriages and Dtaths qftsmarkable Persons. 

13. AttbeEarlof Moira'sseal, Doning- 
ton castle, co. Leicester. Str Geo. Kumbold, 
bwL to tiie Hon. Mtss El^zatirnh Parkyns, 
his Lordship's vanl, sister to Lord Rnn- 
cliSe.'aDd giand-daugbter to llie late Sir 
Thomas V. bait. 

At St. Marv'i', Nottin^ani, tbe Rev. 
JohD Storer, M.A. rector of Hawksnorth, 
Notlioghaioshire. to Charlotte, sei'oiul dan. 
of the Rev. Dr. Wy'de, rector of St. Ni- 
cholas. Nottingham. 

13. .At Islliigion, Mr. Eyies, to Miss 
Mews, both of Ludgate-bill. 

16. At Elath, Thomas Fitzhcrbert, esq. 
of Swinnerlon, - Slaffordsbire, to Mary., 
AaDP, eldest daughter of John Pjimer 
Chichester, esq uf Arlington, Deron. 

17. At Aston, near Birmingham, Cha.- 
Henry Parry, M. I>. of Cheltenham (eldust 
son of Dr. Parry »f Bath), to Miss Emina- 
Mary Bedford, eldest daughter of William 
B. esq. of Birohes^reen, Warwickshire. 

18. Capt. Thoiiias Cochrane, lo i^man- 
Sarali, TOiiniri!St ilaughter of the late Mr. 
Joba Broonhill. of iMoane-street. 

19. At Deptford, T. M. Edwards, of 
Peckham, to the youngest daui-hter of" 
Benjamin Layton, of New Cross, Surrey. 

20. T. Daniel, e«i|. of Millbaah-street, 
W^tmmster, to Anna- Maria, eldest dan. 
of tbe late J. W. A. WaEHoger, esq. of 
{lare-ball, Essex. 

23. Thonus NiKhoUs, esq. of Broad- 
sti-eel-bnildings, to Helen, third daitg! 
of (be late John-Francis Rivaz, 

,ired, < 

:r call t^ 

Peter Veii 

her var _.. 

taph on her by her fiiuier in our last vo- 
lume, p. 873. 

Aiigmt 14.; At Paris, Stephen, 
ntenat, a 'distinguished Bota. 
id Editor of^hat most splendid 
woik the 'Mardin de Maliniison." Be - 
vas born at Limoges in 17^7) and was a 
member of the Legion of Honour, and of 
the National Inilitute of Fi'dnce; and OBS 
of the Mbrarut.iB of theTautheon. 

fiept, as. At Surat, Major Wm. Ince, 
of the Bombay Artillery, 

Ocl Capt. Batty, of his Majesty'. 

2ad Regiment, in Diamond harbour, Cai- 
culta, by the fiiliiiwing accident: Shortly 
after (be sbr|i Jiarriet, on-faoard of nhicb 
CapL B. was a passenger, arrived in tljc 
harbonr, a pannsoy-hoat came alongside, 
and while he was leaning over tbe gang- 
way of tbe Hiirriet, talking with tbe peo- 
ple in the boat, a slacli rope by which he 
"held gave way ; he instantly fell into the 
river, between thr ship and the boat, and 

IVov. ]6. At Hytbe, in Kent, in his 6Tth 
year, Mr, Tboinus Dray, sen. surgeon and 




le church, the Hon. and 
Rev. Littleton Pnwys, rwtor of Tichniarsh, 
CO. Northamplan, to Miss Hatsdl, of 
Spring -garden-terrace, ' and of Marden- 
parh, Surrey. 


1S05. A T Eaft Tcignmouth, Devon, 
Nor.a^./X in her 2*th year, aftiir a 
V long and painfnl illne^; which hhe iiore 
with exemplary patience and resignation, 
and tbe last houra of whidi she hallowed 
by an act of duty to her father, Cathe- 
rine-Jane, second and youngest daughter 
of the Rev. Dr. Parr. She was distin- 
guished'by playfulness of -wit and sweet- 
Bess of ilispositioM, by purity of mind and 
goodness oif heart, by aiFcction to her pa- 
rents aikd reverence of lier God. Her ve- 
nerable btbrr, whose attainments are ex- 
ceeded only by the strength of bis under' 
ttanding and the warmth of bis heart, will 
long and deeply, feel and lament her toss. 
It leaves a void in his ei^oyments which 
DO Other hnman being call fully supply. 
her afflicted niother, of whom' she was 
the coiMtant and'beloved companion, and 
rauDd the fibres of whose heart she was 
dOHly enlwinad, weeps, like the Rachel 
of Holy Writ, forherctrild, and "will not 
^ comlbited, because she is' not.", tier 

proceeding with the Embassy to the Couit ■ 
of Persi.i, as Persian and La^n transla- 
tor, aged aii Charles Lechmere Coore, 
esq. of the Bombay CivU Estabiishmeat 
. Dtc. .... In St. Martin's-lane, Wesl- 
minslfr, aged 59, of phthisis, Mr. FraB- 

Dei. l9. Henry Brown, esq. comnjer- 
ci^l resilient at Ramnaad, son of Ttiuioas 
B. CBi[. "f Upper Tooling, .Surrey. 

arc. 39. At Bombay, Lieut. Stephen 
Skirriw, second son of the late J. S. esq. 
of Lincoln's-inn. 

1809, Fe6.5. Mr. William Cuthberlson 
(Word, midshipman, son of James S. esq. 
of Anntiehl. He was killed in attempting, 
with tliu boats of his Majesty's ship Ala-- 
crity, to intercept a convoy of French 
small craft, off the coa..t of Calabria, 

March 'i. At bisi;statp, called Windsor 
Castle, near Montego-bay, Jamaica, Wil- 
liam Tbarj), esq. lieiitcnant-col'^npl of tbe 
St. James's Rcgimentof Militia; who, on 
his return from reviewing tie Regiment, 
on Monday the 27tb of- February pre- 
ceding, was thrown by a yoting restjve 
horse, and conveyed speechless to his 
house, in which state he remained till the 
instant of- his dijSDlulion. 

i. At East Buniham, Bucki. age^Tg, 
Mrs. Sayer. 

18. At Sittinghoum, in Kent, aged 74, 
Mr, Tbocnas Denne, grazier. 

■ " * - , 33. A^ 

678 Ohittiaiytwitk Anetdoies, ^remarkable Persons. C^^'j". 

23. At RosoiQ, DomiDiea, in- n)n<iG- 
tiiiedOD of the fiti^de he underwent at the 
OF*:nre C^MiirLnlquc, Capr. M'Dougall, 
of tbe 4Blh Poor. . 

29, In Tliteailneeillp-flrerl, Iflndon, 
* l^ed 33, Mr. Jamci Wood, the lust suc- 
Tivor of three brwllers who Biioceeded 
Sieir nnelfa the laic Mr, John .Rinns in the 
tiusiaess of a refinrr, bj which Uiey «c- 
quii-ed a Tprr considiiable |>ro]ierty. 

Mai/ i. At HaUf:ix, of a i-onsumpCion, 
in hig 36th yrsr. fir. Rirh»rd Culi?s, late 
of the East India Company'* S^nfJice, and 
only BOH of Juhh C. esq. uf Xi-w Lonilon, 
ID Aitiorica. 

9. At Down, CO. Kent, .%)!■. Walton, of 
Dowh court. 

14. AtVieima, in liis liith ypar, Fitld- 
manUal Baron Wi-tier. He was lak^'n jiri. ■ 
wnerat Ihc battle of Aspem, and died uf 
the jotiiidi lie h^tl roreived. 

2^ Harfhal Lasnes, (n whom Huona- 
porte sonietiine since garp the title of Rlike 
»f Aioiitebello, and who died of iIir oauiids 
he received in the battle of thia day iriih 
the AuslYinns, nai one of those insolent 
niitlirts tlint epruuted'fi-oin the feculence 
of the Frfnch Rcvoiiitiijn. The most re- 
markable period of bin life "a* thai of hi« 
being mm'iter at the Court of PcHiu~alj 
in which charaolcf he carried liis deport- 
■mentto a pitch of afrojanPE and outrage 
■unexampled in the History of Diplotflacy. 
It maji be still fresl. in the reeullectii)a of 
- our fieadcrilhat Ibis Riifri.innsed to force 
himself into the presence oF the Prince 
Kegent, in spite of the attendants of bis 
lliglincsEi and that he v.i« in tlie hahit of 
1 transmitting the mc&u insulting rommiini- 
cationi to the fortnguese floiehiaient. — 
Itseenia he did not bear the approai h of 
bis dissolution wilh tliat courage whicb 
might have been expected fiom a vclfiran 
lotdler viha had uTleu dared death in the 
field ofbattle. H= "nit immoderately, 
nnd fiequintly lanienfrd bis ajiprnacliing 
end. The pliysitiins setrMly Pumplained 
of thU to t^c F.nipcror; who, in one of 
K\a TiBiti, cnrjg«l at his tavouriH"* pu- 
titlaniniLty, Uireateiicd to diBi-0|itJDue his 
*isii3 if hejiavG way lo it. If this bp true, 
I it ihcom, siiat hardly could have been ex- 
pected, lliHt his atrocities bad not steeled 
'biinagainstlhe po-vrrirconscitmce. Con- 
sidering the multiplicity of his crimes, it 
13 not BOndci-fiil that be should have felt 
some comlmnitioii i nor in it at all wi.n- 
derfVit that niioniip:irle elioiild liHTe be- 
held such emotiims with contempt or in- 
dignation. But the sainr nwful nioiucnl 
will come to hijn ; and drradfnl indeed 
will be his aeBlh-be<l if he shinild be sen- 
sible of hit np|>roaehin;( eml, unce'tlie 
Thole History uF Mnjikind cannot pro:lucii 

burg on Uie Jth of Jnly, was ^positod in 
the town-hall, till f.irthet orders. 

31.. In GuppenilorB', agfd ^^^ JnMph 
Haydn, tilt' celebrated coippo&r. He w» 
born at Rhoran, in. lAwur 4<!>tria, 'in 
nSS; and was justly cousidered &# At 
Fttther of Mustek in o'>r day ; for aU 
thou|;h in bis youth he diligently sUtdied 
the works of every gr'''at matret, antieM 
and roodcia, hii tiaaseendantgcninE mme- 
in£ aboielhem all, soon called the aUat- 
.tion of the whole Musical Worid upon 
himself; nil admiring bin, Grst for the 
beauty, boldnesi, and originality of hii 
works, and af.rrwarils n^garding him as 
the best model for study and imitatiiM. 
Tar from being actuated by the impolse 
of eiiry, he was^ never Iwaid to apeak of 

ductions, more suited ip the indolence of 
^ine, and the weak musical capacity of 
oUiers, leemed to supplant the pri^inal in 
tlie public esteem, without alktwing them ' 
all the merit they poiseised. Tu eatat 
into a description of his works, both as one 
of the greatest mastei-B of the art and as a 

lobad d 


June 4. At Il^nger-hill, Dear ActODrCO. 
Sliddlessx, Mrs. Mille^, lateof the Aile^i. 
' SarHh-Klizabeth,cld»tdaiis'>'terorjohB 
lIaynes[1arrison,esq .ofCopford-hal I, Esses. 
At Woodstoult, CO. Oifwd, aged 27, the 
wife of Mr. Richard lla^. . 

AtYeotown, near Barnstaple, co. Devon, 
the wife of Kichard Newton Incledoii,,eiq. 
1^. Grantham, of n fevet, in his aOk 
year, Mr. Thomas WiUoD, fiirmerfy of 
Stamford, 14 years foreman to Mr. Tiii- 
dale, tanner, of the former place ; lecriag 
a widow and seven infant children. 

At flambrook, neat Bristol, after a ttm 
hcurs illness, Mrs. Witehead, relict of IIm 
latt' lliomasW. es(|. 

5. At burl's Barton, in Nattharnptoiuifa. 
Mr- Samuel Eaton, a ri-!pcct»ble fann^. 

At Sydenham, Kent, aged 84, Mra. Eti- ; 
sabetb Harbor, tnte of Parley, Stafibrdsb. 
At I.CC, aged SO, David T'upilloH, esq. 
late senior commissioner of the Kxciscj sB 
office to which be was 1743. 
Ill Thornhaitgli ttree), iu ber 49tli year. 
Miss Mary forslci-. 

At Port Koyal, Martinique, Bil<.rr<jiir 
days illn'Ss of a violent fcror, seed IB, 
Miss Ramuy, only daughter of Cleneral 
R. adiulant-general to tlie Forces iu iLt , 
Li' and Wiudwani Isljnds; 

li. Jn lliitoa-srj'iare, iu an adcanccd 
age, Mr. Itoliert (rosby. 

ARril .5S, Kirs. PhiHi^rs, wife of ChartM 
P. es<|. of tjneen Aune-atreel West, a|id «f 
Ituxley-lodjp?, San*y. 

At Cbi'ltcnham, aged 4S, Anna-OuiK 
latte-Mari.i, the lady of .'^ir FmnuihJoiM 
Uartwell, bart. Siie was the ddest daugh- 
ter of Ailiniral Elpliinitone. 

Aged 7I>, after a life of great aniritj, 

1809.] Obiiuery, viiih-Anef^Us, of reinarkable Peisons. .679 

utility, and enlerprize, Mr. Sainuel I'fKiPb, tired frotn practica some yton, and te- 

ntliu bad kept the Angel inn, at Slic^eld li'lrd at Peterbomugb. Mr. P. snd hts 

fur Ibe last M years, and was ueil hsQim la'ly wciu rctucDtiig t'roni London in a sio' 

tlirou^haul tiie kingdom at a >:uii8i,deraiile .gL'-liorae-vhaise, and liail imrEd nnthin x 

coaoh-proprii;tur and pi>at. niastor. mile uf I'uteiliomn^li, wh<->i the horie (in 

Nudttunly, Mr. Bobcft ll«lk>wny, pSlnter toBsequenee uf uoine pait of tlie tiBrr.i:« 

a.nd gJaiiei-,,.o( Vi'arrBii-strei't, Fitiroy- breakmjj sudiiinly took ftigbt, aiid ran 

Bi|uare, who hail iiot been in a gbud state (.way wiili the I'haitu, •hii.'h was. sooB 

of health since he commenced that bu«i- airtUtiaed, and Mr, F. in the fiill rebervtd " 

ness about three yeais ago. On opcilliig bo violent i ciineiisaion of the brain as to 

hie body, the stouiacli ami the whole caurae deixivtliimuT speech, nod cause his death 

of the intestines appeaieil to be coiroded in ;ibuiit ii tumri. Mm. F. was mabtrially 

with lead, or some other noxious niineVal, -bruiseil, bnt imt dingnrsiiily. 
supposed to haie been gradually inhaled At Holywell, Ftiotshire, Gdw. Blount. 

in the course (^ his Imsinesa. esq. □{ (Jriclon, eo Hereford, brother to 

7. John Bradburne, esq. of Wuodlandi, Rowland B. esq. of Lirerpool. 
near Bngsbot, Suri-ey. Ai Souiers-tuwo, aj,-e<l iS, MisaBridjM^ 

. Aged 17,. George, youngest soii of Rob. daughter of the late Dr. 8. of Hnll. 
IIoggart,csi|-Fax-(rove,1!eckenhaiii,Kent. II. Al. (jjngAxhUin. SornersiH, agtidBt, 

In his Sdth year, John ^vfni, esq, of Jstu. r^ict of Mr. J.imes'Robbiii!!, aany 

Keylbrd, Frame, oo. Siimeraeti who fijr years mailer of the acaHemy tlwre 

more than half a century had Carried on ■ I'J. .It Maniniqne, ntter dayi iB- 

Ihe trade of a brmer, and whose active ness, Eliza, wife of JoBe])h Bnltoi-fc, esq. 

and unreBiittiag imlusiry was amply re- chmraiMsarygeneralofiiis.Majcsty'iForoes 

WBide'l in the honest acquirement of a in the West Indies. 

large (brfune. He was hivMber to tlie late 13. At Hcath-lmU, nearQrnnCham, Mr, 

Riebard Stevens, esq. ui London, nho, a -Grundy, a respectable farmer, 
■few years ago, left 20,000/. for build- Aged 11, the Rev. C. thadwiek, vieor 

. ing and <n-iowiug an Asvlum for Poor of Tiosiey, and 3-2 years master of Oe 

Girls, and an Hospital iiir Poor Old Men, Free Grammar^chool at Sh*«,.|d. 
and other cliaritahle purposes, in Uib tom Suddenly, at I'auBcld parsonage, iaKt 

of Frome aforesaid. 71at yeari the Kev. Thomas StevnUj'DiO. 

At Thornbury, in her 34tb year, Mrr. rector of that parish, and vicar of H«- 

£Uz. Bku^n, wife of 'I'horaas 11. esq.' lions-Bumstead, both in the comity of 

In his 6ith" year, while on a'risil to his Essex. He was formerly one of his M«- 

son-in-law; Mr. Biitt, in Exlon park, Rnt- jesty's preachers at Wli.tehall, and follow 

lanri, 'l-hoinas Rudkin, gent, of Witwell, of Trinity eolleg.-, Camiiridge, where he 

near Wel'^V", Herts. proeciiied ^. A. 1761, M, A. I76i, and * 

a. At New York, the naloriovs Thooitts D. D. 1790. His cliaracler and talents as 

Pain ; vliuse death is an admonitorp a scholar, s divine, a relative, a maa, 

eveut ; may the lesson that it inculcates and a Chriitian, were too ' umVersallw 

be impressive} Ku was not of the salui- known and esteemed to Oced the assist- 

nine order of the ambitious, who are cob- oooeof our page to record or pabliahtheM. 
tent with reversionary farav,\ he wished to 1-*. In Cleiienweil -workrhonse, aged 97, 

bequeath a legacy of confusion to po«*e- Mary (jraystock, an eccenlrie character, 

tityj but still he wiibed for an iisnfruc- .Who got her living-, tilt within a week of 

tnary enjoyment, at le^t, in his own 'her death, by sHlling shrimps, perriivin- 

works. He plunged bard lo carry his kles, &c. in that parish, which she liad 

purpose, but in vain: all his pmisei on done upwards of 60 year^. 
French, and his obioquii^ on Brititb li- Miss Wslmat, daughter uf a surgeon at 

berty, have preceded himself to the grare; .Dorchester. Slie was dron-ned bctivcai 

and British Uberty yet survives the enmity the Ked-hou.w and C!>e)<f^a, in conse- 

and the existeaec trf^thc Gist uf ils^modem ^uencc of a bo^tt .unskilfully managed 

CBlumniatocs. His Kmains were to be .having mn down that in niiich she was, 

interred, with great funeial pomp, at with a party of tii other persons, aU of 

Hew Rochclle. whdni were providentially saved. 

9. The second eoh of S. Morris, esq. of 13. At Bristol, Lieut. Rich. Mannttre|I 
Tralee, in IrelanilT'agcd. about 4 yean. R. N.of the Serem District of Sea Fen! 
Having run into the kjtchen, in the ev«a- ciblcs; an olii<«r who had distiaguisheil 
ing, he was precipitated into ■ pot ef himself on various ooeasions, bn: partieu. 
boiling broth, winch had been suffered to .larly m the Run-boat* in Solrand, during 
remain on the Boar, and was so lammta- the Winter the French attempted the in- 
hly scaltlad, that, notwithstaading every vasion of that country, and for wjikh be 
remedy, he died iu a few hours. received from the StaiithoMer, as a mark of 

10. At Ualll, Mrs. Bally, wife of Mr. hit apppobattow, a g:nlii chain and medal 
JohnB. booksallar. . in College-square, Bristol, Mrs. Lewe 

Thomas-Jetfery French, esq. fornierly .relic» of Mr, L !ii™iTOi, of that city. ' 

iaUie pFofcsSiou of the Law, but had re- , . . ^1^ 

680 Obituary, with Anxcdntes, of remarkable Persons. f Jalj-, 

At ttii bfOtber'i hmisE at Hartihill, near 
AlhcBtone, Mr. Riobard Beny, of Ryton- 

iipuii-Duusmore, c(f. Warwick.' 

,H Henley; CO. Oxford, Miss Ro5e BylBS. 

Mr. Hfiadford. of Ford-bridge, Bucks. 
He <rai t'ound dead on Ihe' foot-paib of 
the lump ike-road, in a sliociinjly-mangkii 
Btale. Being on taia return from selling cat- 
tle, it Is supposMl he waa robbed of cash 
and notes, to a considerable amount. 

At Paddington; aged 63, Margaret, wife 
of Mr. Elliot, of Oxford- street. 

At hii house iu Barlon-sCroeC, WectairD- 
ilcr, TTiomos Parralt, esq. 

In Jenny n-streel, at :i o'clock in Ihs af- 
ternoon, in bis 88th year. Sir George Baker, 
bnrt, F. R. S. Pbyeiciaii to the King and , 
' Qaeen. He passed n long life almost nith- 
out any of those intinnilies from whicb be 
had relieved thousands in the coiuse of his 
piactice ( and died so easily, and ap[>a- 
renlly s» free from .pain, tliat the remaik- 
. able words of Cicero may be said of bim, 
Hon Uti fail Vila erefla, sal mors ifonala. 
<.' He Has not ilCprivetl of life, but pre- 
lented with deatb." Dieu, says Bishop 

pas fill oti la vie, mais lui a fait vn present 
de ta mur(. Sir George Baker entered a 
icbolar aLKing'a College, CaiobridfG, the . 
day that Bentley was buried J so that 

tad lost one branch, anatber shot out in 
its place. No man, perhaps, ever, fol- 
lowed the career ot' Physick, and the ele- 
■ gant paths of the Greek or Roman Muses, 
for the spooe of several years, with more 
, success than Sir Geoi^ Baker ; the proofs 
of which may be seen In his-publtshed and 
unp)iblisbed narks, Che splendour of hia 
fortune, the eateeoi, reapeut, and admi- 
ration uf his contemporarie;. . If any of 
bis learned friends, ^uch as the Bishop of 
Ely, or Mr. Henry Dampier, could uoni' 
mand leieur^ enough to write bis Life from 
the timelbut be 1^ his father's house in 
Devonshire to go to Eton school, down to 
his latest breath, his viiiues and attain- 
IneuU might be set forth in their proper 
coloura, and Waioiied as they deserve. — 
He formerly practised at Slsmfbrd, co. 
Lincoln, several years. 

16. Mrs, Breatpl,of Cborley. She was 
carried to her' grave by four of her sons, 
whom she had at iwo births. 

In his 69tii year, Mr, Oldaures, of Feflt- 
l)Dg, CO. Leicenter. He was deservedly 
esteemed by an extensive and most re- 
spectable acijuaimaoce, as an lionoara- 
ble, upright, and intelligunt member of 
society; and by his family as an affec- 
tionate parent aind sincere friend. 

Mr. Samuel Spooiy^r, of Cross-street, 
.Blaekfriars-road. He had been in goad 
health, and in bia usual business, dnring 
the day ; hut as lie *aa wheeling bis bar- 
roir along in the evening, not far from bis 
•If a boma. be was suddenly seized with 

giddiness, and fell across his barrow; aonK 
persons passing thought bnu intoxicated j 
odiers knowing him. took lum boaie ; be 
eontiniied quite inaensiMe fur two faoors, 
ttheii be expired. He was a inVt^ooi 
man, of irreproachable character. On tfae 
Tuesday before hia daith, when the ««xJ- 
deo thundir-Rorm came on, be was in bU 
mangle-room, and much distressed witb 
fear of being struck dead; . be UnreAm 
sat down, and read anrac Psalms ti> Vft 
wife, owning that he was unfit to ilie; his 
mind also, some days befiu« hie decease, 
appeared stracfc with awe, respeotingWHJie 
sudden deaths which Ind recently occitR«d 
in the neifihbourttood. 

n. .*t Morton, near Grimsby, ag.ed'T4, 
the Rev. P. Wilson. ' 

In his GUil year, Lewis Poignand, M. D. 
of Jermyn-street, St James's; a native af 
Poicfou in France, and accoacbeiir to iJie 
Middlesex Hospital. 

18. At Kintbury, Berks, aged 95, Mr. 
Kislingbury ; and on the same day, at 
Wallingford, aged 88, Mrs. Symmoiidi, 
sister to Mr. Kislingbury. . 

At bis house in Woolwich Warren, ia 
his 49tb year, after a long and painful ill- 
ness, which he bore with a patience and 
. fortitude not to be exceeded, Colonel John 
' Harding, of the Eoyal Artillery. He was 
thefburthson.oftbe late Judd Harding, 
.esiti. of Solihull, CO. War-icli. At Copen- 
hagen, under Oeneral BlomeGeld, aiid in 
the recent Spanish Campaign under Sir 
John Moore, where he bad the commaad 
of. the Artillery, be proved himself a 
--"' ■■ ij a ripe and good or " " " ^ 


perienccd, uid the labour, almost without 
intermission, which he underwent in Spain, 
were, it is presumed, the proximate causes 
of his lamented deatb. He stood high in 
the estimation of twi) soccessive Masters 
of the Ordnance,, the Eitrls of Chatham 
and Moira, wlio knew his north, and will j 
deplore his loss. I'o his friends he was de- ' 
sarvedly endeared ; for truly may it be 
said of him, as it was long ago of a man 
•f eminence in another profession, " He 
afiirmed, and yon believed him ; he pro- 
mised, and you trusted bim; fc^u knew 
him, and you loted him." He has lefta 
widow; a son. Georgc-Judd, who is a Cap-. 
tain .in the Royal Fngineers, and (bree 
daughters. To them his death is as 
grievous as it was unexpected ; fbr hii 
.previous aiMe ot health, hia capability of 
eieniOB, a«d endurance ef fstigue^ iteio 
such, that thej looked forward tohiioon- 
tinnance among them, as their support 
■nd blessing for many years. But it has 
fileased God to deprive them of their best 
friend ; sad there is nothiitg left (6c IhoD, 
and the writer of this siacMe though in- 
adequate tribute to bk memory, but tn 
SUM, uisorrow. ^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^ 

180?.} Obitva;)^,mthA-ttecdoles,^r'mltrkablePart/ms. ". ego^ 

Suddenly, »l her lodim»3 in Castle-st. cheerftjfneas. He wsi in bed, one-of large- 
Oiford-iQu-ket, Jane Mosseneau, whose dlmeasioas — ('• Ossa upon Oiympui, wdj, 
fjte excited such iutereet and public sym- Pelion upon bisa")— ftbgued witb-Jiia,. 
patby at tte Old Bailey t«o yean since, jeumcyi but aniluua Uiat ttw tjilla miglit 
irheD CBpitally Gonvii.'ted of stealing lace b« quickly printed, in order ts Jiia seeing 
from her emplayer, amlllinerinBerketcy- . company next inaroiu^. fi^fure nine. . 
square. It oil! be rememhi'red (llat she/ o'clock on that mDming, hooever, be was 
received the Royal clemi^iicy In cotise- a corpse '. Nature had endured all the 
quence of extraordinary interest having trespass she could admit : the poor maii'i,. 
been used to ber behalf; but accumulated corpulency had constantly increased, un-^ 
dilBfortanes had since reduced bet to the til, at tbe time we have mentibned, tha. 
Oioit extreme wretchedness, and rendered clogged machinery of life stood still, and' 
it necessary W ber two children to crave this prodigy of Maiomon »aB nuokberiid. 
lUrtenauce from Hm parish, and they were witb the dead! He ■■■■"■ 

taken troai ber ou tbe ITih. The unfor- and upon being wi 
tunate woman stated her conviction to a days, by the faioou 
fcmate friend before she went to bed that (in the possesslott ( 
ntghl, that she should never rise again ; wicb), was found to 
and the assertion was verified, for Death weight (U lbs. to 
Tiad relieved her miseries at two o'clock in 10 stone It lbs. mor 
tbe moTnin;. Bright, of Maldan, e 

' 19. At Swanley, in Kent, Mr. William apartments at Mr. 
Ashforth, fbnneriyof Took'»-court,CHan- gon and floi»ei, in 
fcery-lane, London. ground floor— ifot hi 

At Hoddesdon, Herts, in his S9th year, pable of walking up 
John Rowley, esq. _ vhich there was gre: 

At Oundle, aged 44, Mrs. Johnson, mte bim, was six feat fou, 

of Mr. W. J. merchant. fiinr inches wide, an 

At Edith Weston, Co. Lincoln, between deep ; the immense 

8 and 9, Walden Orme, es^. a gentleman made it necessarily 

well-known for soihe sporting eecentrici- consisting of lia su 

ties. While sailing In a small boat on a built upon two axli 

pond in l!dtth Weston, by some accident wheels; and npoa 

be fi:ll orerboard. He bad no companion the poor man were 

in the boat, but several persons standing b tbf new burlal-g 

near tbe pond were witnesses of the acci- St. Martin'i church 

dent, and one mad who CDnld swim imme- was made, by cut 

di^lely plunged into the water to assist glopingly Tor some c 

Mr. Oiine. In the Struggle, however, the and itall of tbe rooi 

unfbrtunategenflemanturnedtheboatover taken down, to all 
'apon the person who was giving assis- lieen estricated frou 

tance, and' so much hiirt him that he with he died, his remaii! 

difficulty saved himself from drowning, men with ropes inl 

Mr. Orme sunk, and was not recovered into the church it wi 

from the water till all attempts to produce bim. As might bi 

. resuscitation were tendered unavailing. ■ corpse, in a very I 

il. Mrs. Etheringtnn, wife of Mi. E. almost all identity 

(Cbool-master, of WiKbrd,, Notts. and, though he wa 

At Stamford, at'half past eight o'clock forty hours, his rf, 

ihit morning, Mr. Daniel Lambetti who qtijte as long as v 
' had travelled ffom Huntingdon thither in concourse attendci 

tits early part of the week, intending to the course of the day miuy. hondred pCf- 

receive tbe visits of the curioue who might sons from the oeiglihourhood visited Ilia 

attend the tlien ensuing races. On the grave. — Mr.' Lambert waa an intelligent 

preceding evening he sent a mesuge to tbe and pleasant companion ; aitd,,aetw^tti- 
' oifice of llie StamE>[d Mercury, request- standing bis citronis corpulence, his body 
' ing that, as " the Mountain coiili) not wait and limbs are said to have boiae a very 
; updn Mahomet, Mahomet would go to exact proponion to each other. In his 
' the Mountain ;" dr, in otlier wofds, that . youth be was an eiiccllenl swimmer ; alid 
"lie Printer would call npon him, and re- be has for many years been celebrated in 
' cetre an order f"' executing some band- the sporting world aa a ^eat breeder and 
." bitii, nnnountin'g Mr. Lambert's arrival, feeder of cocks. He wai also Eunoas for 
. jod his desire to see company. TTic or- his ijogs;, some of which were sold atTat- 
' ders be ga.»e upon that occasion were de- tersall's a ihmt timt- afo, at price, 
' Cveied wilbonC any presentiment that they proved tlio "* ' ' ' 

'' vere to be bis lut, and with bit Usual wa< li«Id b 

OSHT. Mao. JmIu, lt09. neso*. 

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ftSS. Biographical -^ceteh afikc lilt ifr. DMiiel Lamfeert. [Jal]^ 

nenee. Extraonlinary :h it may appeit, aeierBl midilte -sized mm vho vera of tbe 

ft is true, t)iBt he had hii greyhuunils- paiiy. Suuh were ibe feelmga of Mr> 

dtn him at Stamford whea be ^ed,' and Lambert, that ,aa lang:er Ib^ I'our yni* 

intended U hsTc takdn the diversion of tga be abhorred the rery idea of exbtbil- 

CMrsing in tlie iKaseal—^tbatrn, h« meant ing hiioaelf. .Tboughbe lirrd exceedii^r 

toltave been tnken in hil carriage la an retired ut LeideUiT, the fame of his Qfl- 

o^ien part of the country, Kbera bi; miglit cuminoii cnrpulence had spread orer the 

have lem his dogs pursue the gume. It adjacent couptty to such a degree, that 

^itsaiHlhat titamforj is the last plate at be freiguently fbvnd hiiiiKlf iu)ta liute in- 

■Mcli he meant to exhibit himself fbr a ci>inTnortcd by the cariosiij' of the prople, 

~ . — He bas'a sister liTntg at LeiLietter,' trliich it was impoislbiii to -repress, a * 


r Mr. Lambert; 

the »enai 

said bens 

home, but tha 

he never s 


Let him know," 

replied the 


attended bis fiiHeraL—Vtry little whtnli they were oonl ally iitrmmK ti« 

money sauld be necessary for the erection cBcaiis of gratifying, in s|fttc of hk relDi.-t' 

of a rude and d^irabli' monnmcnl to his aace. A gentleman Iravelliug tbrougll 

memtlry; and as the ^tave of'Lambert Leicester conceived a strong desire to see. 

villalijays be one of Iht Lions of Slam- tliisextrannnn^iy pha:aamenonibut,buDf 

fbrd, we Imst 3 subscription will be pro- at'a loss ti>r a pretext to intmdiii.'e bimself 

mOMd. fi)' the purpose. 11iC gooil people to' Mr. Lambert, he Grst tooli care to co- 

ef Leicester, perhaps, would contribute quini what were hii porticulae propeui- 

Bometfiin; to hobour the meoiory of tbeir ties ; being ii^formed that he wa» a great 

towasjuan- Slimfonl Mceuiy. — " Mr. (.■oclier, the traveller ihoujiht himself tore 

D«nie| La^nbert was boili on Ibe 13th of of success. Ue accordingly went to liis 

March, 1170, in Ulc parish of Kt. Harga- house, knocKcd at the door, aud enquired 

Mt.'at Leicester; From (he cstraordi- '-- " ' — ■-__ . .l. .. ._..,. 
Aarf Einlk to which Mr! Lambert attained, 
the reader may naturally be diiposi;J to 
enquire, whether his' parents were persons 

of remarkable dimensions ! Tliis was nut Lauibcrt, who chanced to be in a situation 
the case, nor .were iiny of his; family in- 
clineil to corpulence, aKCCpting a "" 
I in aunt on the father's sic 

rebothvenf heiiTy. The; fbm _ ^ .. ^ 

.. fhig the nifaucy of I,ainbert, in the ca~ ^rtunate to see him, pretending that be 

pacity of game-hdepcr lo the Earl of liad a particular &voar to atkj aftercoo- 

Stitnford, to whose predecessor his father siderablc hesitation, Hilr. . Lambert dr. 

^ad been huntsman in early life. Thefa- rected him to be admitleJ : on beii^ in- 

triily ttf Mr. L. senior, consisted, bcjides trodueed, he said, be wished tp euqane 

Z)aniel, of another ton, who died young, the pedipee of a certain mare. "Oh! 

B^d M danghterr.. who are still living, if that is all," replied Mr. Lanbeit, 

^nd .both women of the common size, perceiving from his manner the r«al 

"The habits of the subject of this memoir nature of his errand, " tba. ,wbs got bf 

"were inot, in any respei;!, different from ImpcrI'meiKe out of CiirhsUy." Findinf, 

those of other young! persons, till the age at leiigih, that he must Mthei lirbmit 10 

, 'Df'foorteen. Evctt at an r^arty age he was be a dose prisoner in his own htnne, Or 

strongly attnched lo the sports of Ihefleld. endure all the inconvenience, witbout t*- 

'This, hovevrr, w»s only the natural ef- ceivjug the profits of an eihibitioa, Mr. 

ftcl Of a sery obv)Oas cansc, aided, pro- Lambert wisely strove to overcome the.e>- 

,b.i(iljr, by an innate propnisity to those pngoance, and determined to visit Uw ' 

diversions. Wf have already «neutipned Mctt«poli> for that purpose. As it w«s 

'th« profession of his &tber and uncle, and impossible to proi.-ure a carriage laixs 

have yet to-ohserve, that his malcinal enough tu admit him, he bad a vehi^a 

'grandfather was a great cock- fighter, constructed expressly to carry him Ki Lo^ 

Bom and bred among horses, Hogs, and don, where he arrived for the twenty-w- 

cocks) and nil the other appendages of coud time, in tbe Spring of LS06, ud 

sporting, - in the puriilit of ivhich he was fixeil hii residence iA Piccajfillj. Sb 

cneourac:rd even in his tihlidlioud, a can- apartments there had more the air of* 

of wonder that he should place of faijiioiiable resort Itian an, tJH- • 

l)e passionately fund of all tlioeo exercises ' bition ; and as long ai the town C( 

and amusements which arc comprohended full, he was.visited by a great deal of tJN 

■iniler the denomination of field sports. ' best company. Hie drsad he felt ogntM 

_ About the year 1793, when Mr. Lambcrf to Uindon, lest he iht-uld be e:^>cudla 

' weighed S^sSme, he bad occasion to visit indignity .and insult from tlie curiosity sf 
Woolwrch, in company with the Keeper of some of ^is viiitars, was soon reoaovM bf 

* the CoUnty-gaol of Leicester. As the tide (he politeness and attention wbicli he Uti- 
did not serve to bring them up to London, versally eiperienced- Ttaere ■^''nofs 

~ he walked'^in Woolwtdi'to the 'Melropo- ' gentleman in town, from bii owD^coouty, 
■ 'lii, 'With niuib less apparent fiiiigue than but went to see liim, nM locfdy fuiv K 

,IH09.] -iOhitvStif, mik. Anecdotes^ iif rtttu^able Peftcmi. 688 

^lHai:U.a cpecCada, but ireBtJnsJuik ia the 
KOHfiiOTHlIf and toolhins niiiiiicr, wbiclj, 

,«p«iii bis'inmd aser to be ^fowCltn. 
Maftf af his visitDTt aceuied inoapabU uf 
.gratifying iheir ouniwily to its lull uxtenl, 
.wid ualled afiaiu and ajnin to behuld what 
»D inuiiflnse magnitude Itw humsu figure 
> cupslile of aitaioinK i one gentleman, 
A b>Bk>.-T m tlie Cily, jucujieiy obgnrcd, 
that he had foirly bad apoimd'E aordi." 
Oxford W*™/rf. 
33. Mn. Bishopl »ife <•( Me. Tbouiu 
B. of Grim-t(iu, ca. Leti^esur. 

, By falling over the side of tlie-Frencb 
KbDOnar U Mguche, CJ|i1ured off SL 
Andero. to vbic)! he had l>t!ea apppjntn) 
>iri£e-DUSter, Mr. Iiaac Il^incwUi, 




f Mr. 

S'lMinlg, by ahuotiiitc himself with a 
pistol, in'Uie Five-tielda, Ciiclsea, K. F. 
Aitk^,r>!q. uaptaiu-aitiutant of the Royal 
Ptinbrike FuideerB. 

-SS. A|:iicl i3,,MT. Robert Birkinehnw, 
timber'intrcha^t. of the Out Woods, near 
Der\tyi whose iniiil and conciltaloiy mao- 
ners lud emieared him to a large cirele of 
friend^ BOd ai.-quain<aiice. 

Mrs. Farmer, wife of Wiiiiam F. esq. 
of Swindon, Wilts, seuond daughter of the 
Bei. Kdmiind Ooodenough, vicar of that 
place, and nieue to the Bishop of Carliale. 

Mrs. Bright, of Penwii-slrecl, Penton- 
Tllle. Going out of hti parlour intu the 
t gard.:n, by tbe kitchen-stairs, ber fuut ud- 
' fiMtunately slipt, aiid she full donii the 
Mairs. fieiiig far adTunccd iu pregiiancy, 
auch nai the efi'ecl of tbe fall, that sbe 
died in great agony ia a few tioure. 

34. At CoUineliam, ntar Hull, Mr. W. 

Wilkinson, a respectable farmery whose 

dentb wai oocafioned by falling from a 

temporary bridge into a deep dituh, o»et 

' whicb be was passing in ordn to look 

\ after some labourers ia his fialds, anJ ont 

., of which he was unable to extricate hinieelf. 

At Harold. house, Brdfiird shire, tlie wife 
of Kob. Garsliu, e^^. high slicriff of the cu. 

At Farebam. Hants, Francis t'agg Man- 
noocb, «>(]. lace licuti-naiil-i'oloncl of the 
egtli Font, and inspecting field-offiuer of 
the Soutb-wesl District. 

InPark'place,CnD)berwe)l,Su trey, aged 
73,. Mr. Edward Cullinnon. 

£J. At Paigrituu. X>evonSliiTC, Thoma* 
Willes, esq, late sarguon of his Mojcity't 
Royal Hospital. 

US. Aged 7S, Jonathan Thorpe, esq. of 
GnjBVUiOr-stief t, King's-road, Chelsea. 

Mrs..Dainaut, wife of Mr. W- C, D. 
of Islington. 

At East Dank, Lady Sctnplc. 
.Ag«d 39, Mr. John Daycy, fanner, of 
Cait QuUeiwick, iwttGaiiisbtiroBctat Ha 

'was foond 4bad. in a ' ctoie nMr hi* owa 
home, «bittuitli<* went, tbe pnoAling day, i^ 
to look after bis latUe. 

21. At bsr house in OrosTenor-squaK, 
Catherine, widow of Locy Kaigbtlcy, elq. 
of Fawsley park, Northamptonshire, sit- 
ter of tlie dowager DuQbesa of Ma»dlef- 
. ter, the CoiuitPss;dowagei of Galloway, 
and Sir Henry Dasbwood, bart. 

In ^. Luke's Hospital, of »dropsv.'ia 
his e4th year, Mr. Jobs Meoduws, a na- 
tive of Kettering, Northamptoiishirci and 
36 yean apodiei/ary of the (foresaid-hoa- 
pital. ISeeval. LXXIIL p. 6S!).] 

38. At WK^itMi, the Hon. and Res'. 
Maurif» Cr.isbts, U.D. dean of Linesick, 

At-bis B«at< Lodinaw eastle. In Sfotland, 
Sir Stair A«new, bart. His caitle (Bd a. 
tales descend to hit grandson ^ir Aadm* 
A. grandMOito Lord Kinsale. 

At Caiiielford, a^upwards of 100, Ph» 
lippa, relict of MiCTtiomas Pope. 

At Bursleiiov-d, Suulhamptoo, aged 59, 
John Mau<tueen, esq. 

An elderly woinaa of the nante of Main<^, 
house-keeper to Mr. Mabbott, in Dent. 
reux-row, Marjr-lehone. Siuing up f* 
bur master, she foli asleep, as tt is npt 
posed, and set fire to' her a|^iarel. Tbfc 
first a^rKi was given by a watchman, wh« 
diseovcred an -unusual light in the Hrstt. 
Iluor ropm, and not being able uthcrwisa 
toguin admittance, be forced aqmtranoe, 
and liiond tberoam lo flames. By prontgil 
assiitinue.tlie lite was got under,., after 
destroying tbe waioseut and fitrnirare, bn( 
the poor woman was bnmt to ddntli. 
, S. rJHint Welsh, of. the -Tlth foot, in 
barracks nt Winc-hesipr. Immediately 
after paying his company in tke.nieiis- 
rooED, be fastened tb«<loor> and pninting 
a loaded musket, with a string fixed to tb* 
trigger, nnit«r the side of hi* chin, ha 
pulled the string with bis finil, and by tba- 
expkision his braiiiB were blunn up to the 
cieling. Hoasfittindashockingspoclaclr. 

39. Id .South Mokon-stteel, Mra. Fla. 
dong, widow of Mr. Frederick P. 

In his 40th year, ili. Thomas bher- 
wood, of Ludgate-hill. 

Suddenly, Miss Meadows, a vocal per- 
fbrmer at {.'oveut-garden Theatre. WhtW 
tilling along the Pancras road on a poney, 
with her faUie.-, she suddenly eoDPpIiuneil 
of indis|Hi*itiun (a kind uf spatoi in tbe 
cheit), and begged lo lay down. A hay 
eart was passiu; at tlie time, iui the 
young laily was |>ut into it, wher« sh* 
died in a very sliort liim. 

At Waieringhury, Kent, nge^ *8, John 
Eagleton, esq. first clerk in the Fju^hequee 
Bill-afitop, whr^in be bad been 31) yeart. 
He has Itft a widow and seven childi-itn. 

At Brintol, in ber 56th year, (;atherioe- 
T«rclB, yoimR. daugb. of Gilben-QeoTge* 
Stephen NichgleUs, etq. af Qetcfbtd; 



.' At hisbDim^'BUai), much tameNti^, 

ma^alraM for the uount; of l^kKtmi^ham, ' ffl^ioDi^ GnM Me 
.leniver-gnMHl of the county, and re- ari^ntl^ cherished; 
■ eaiv °^ CbeJianHigh of East REtfbH, (Jepen^aAM upon his bonnCT •'iH do a 

-. Mr. J. Buddie, tarmet, of Monkiidg«- justiu^ to the ^oodnpss of hit heart, 
■lisH, Norttiumberland. White, vasbins 'aekn«iv1odEe, with regret. Chat ' *' 

.tig liieep in tlieWaihpooliwarOtteVbii 
some i>f them appeared unable to Bftain 
(the opposite bank of the pool ; oo winch 
-Mr. B. plungdd m, but prei^nlly got out 
fof his depth. One of his tons, perceiring 
-kim la ti« in danger, InstanCly waded in, 
to endPavour to retcua Iiimt but he, lea, 
.wii quickly in ai perHuu a sitrraCion aa 
.Iha HtUiecj and, neithw of there h»iag 

. t> SO. At StoneJiall, Soirey, in her BOth 
■jF«ar,:lad]r Louiia Ctairioii, fi^ daughter 
,wf-Tboma«GretEarlof PsmlVet, and relict 
of the late William at HaTlefibnl, 
.* Btlekingtiamthire. - 

Aged en, Mr Daniel Akxandfr, lan. 
*fcA of Iba Court of R*fiue«ta for the 
borough of Southnark. 

, .:At Lelh«r*«ed, Soreey. ngnllri by all pracia 
iiho knew bim, Mr. Bet^iamin. Nc«bmy. with i 
4lBTJng, after diaiier,aru}inpBiiiBd a friend could 
lo iriew some land he Ijad in that neigh- those 

inliy lioE tost a ^end. As an autber, 

he Was well Icnn'nn, and not without DUTit. 

" At SiMJttlethorpe, co. Lincoln, Mr. 6*- 

mn(^l Clay, a well-known eifainent aatro* 

logter. The remains of this extraordinary 

bUd happened to be buried iipoa a' very 

t^mpeatuout day ; and that clrcmnstnnCe 

has mueli strengthened » notion which had 

been long prevalent in a district rouad hit 

dwetlitig, Ihjt the deceased *bs in hii We- 

tiirie ■mry^i'nJHACiciANl PoolaarellM 

produce of every province ; or perhaps • 

regeiN) for the fame of oar native caanlf 

-might prevent our relating what a tor- 

prisin; influence the habica of thii matt 

had acquired over a onmber of people 

•ithin some miles of him. He was verily 

believed of many to be a Ci3)u»'or, andb» ' 

ih fur the space of 30 yCaiA 

iblc success 1 If any thing 

■xcuse for the credulity iJ 

- Oay," aahe w«» 

bpurliood, he dropped down and instantly called, deceivtd, hli a , 

«afiLred, in GO^sequ«uce of bursting a and thcvcry extraordinary end impresai^ 

Uood-teaHl aear the heart. figure of the man, might perhaps be 

^ i^riLT, at hii liouse at Peaybengley, pleaded. H^ was bom at S^nttlethorpe,' 

f» ' CsPdigaOsbira, «g<d )3, the Rev. and was for a short lime apprenticed la a 

f BiDea Bowen, rector of Mdine, vicar of baker there j bnt; having bad a little edu^ 

Eglwyswnr, aiid many years rural dean '-'- — ' - ■->---' ■•-- — ' — ' 

n the rectory he has been 
Succeeded, by the Rev. Edward Harris, 
M. A. late chaplaift of hii Majesty's sliip 
Princess Royal. 

Rev. Thomaa Edward?, vicar cT Cwm- 
TdaDddKT, and perpetual cnratv of Bhay- 
•der, RadDonhire. 

. At TreJolphin, the Rev. Vf. WillianiSi 
•lector of Llanrbyddlad, c*. Anglesca. 

Vat. Daniel Williams, of Rharadt, in 

lit of bis 


and led an idle, half- 
stiKlious life in his father's cottage f n the 
CrimalliorpB domain, lo which cotUge, o> 
the death of his father, be succeeded. By 
that time the reduse life of the man tiad 
occ.isioned some conrersation, end he war 
i with a degree of terror by the 
of the neighbouring nllages. He 
stood six feet in hcijhl; xas remarinMy' 
erect and thin, with " eyes severe and coat' 
pt formal cut, fiill Of wjie aawi he -waa,' 
and modern instances;" and hia loin*, 
were usually girt with a bell; his waist- 
coat was of go.1t or dog-skin, and ever at 
Ihe "witching time o'night" be pnmlad 
abroad \ In a little while his fame becanie 
very general, and silly people from rtm- 
sidcrable distanees resorted to his habita- 
tion, to have their difficulties dispelled,' 
and talie the benefit of his occult stodiei : 

. Rev. J. OBugh, reolor of Kirfc-lreton, 
in Dirhyshira. 

OhT. — Prosser, of Cressage, Salop. 

Aged 62, the Rev. Gedrge Clarke. B.'D. 
rector of.Meysey-Hampton, and Rissing- 
ton Wick, Gloucestershire. 

At Mailing, Kent, sincerely esleen^ed 
Vti lamented, William Perfect, M. !>.; 
wbe, 'after having devoted a long life to 

tbe.service of the most wretched of bit fet- almost innumerauic are tne iiisiances aa- 
loiT-beinga, in the very skilful and humiRe duced in which Ibis cunning man hit iipoQ 
wa'ciH of his profcuion, may truly be expedients to relieve and satisfy his igno- 
aaid to have dimiaislied the sum of hiiipaa rant votaries. Being consulted by a man 
laiaery ; wljile by Ihe amiable and social who bad lost some traps for catching ver- 
ifnalities of his mind, and Ibe generous min in the jlurtieus of Qrimsthorpe park, 
Bfid constant ^istributioa of his property, the Astrologer told him he wouM, 1^ the 
^e cmUi^buted, in an equal degri'e, tothe Mconi ivn-rUt, discover tbe person wha' 
stock of sublunary happiness. HissocisI, had stolen them! He coiployEd the in- 
and moral vinu«ai«ill langbereracmbered ' in nisking reasonable enqoirira;. 
by Uiejlotieat'and UonounUe Sautety.of andhaviBg mnpicioii «f -tbe Bfl fc nd e r, -ha' 

work, and, nccoHtiag biiB with ill (be con- 

AdetKC Wul •ereritj' DCCBHary for kis pur- 
■foati " You ttoie -: — 'a trap" slid ha. 

Tbe ■ppallet) offender, ■milieu with hn 
-p)ilti and with chit iiapoialiiliti/ or decewtac 
.tan acouser. cortfeised the fact, and tolil 

where h<; had secreted the ihtlHii aitklM. 
" concluded the Coiuaror, 

■e them 



ikill ii 

.-1809.] Ob*iuary,'Witk;^^iecdoies; ijf r^mtfkaklt PerjHfTu. ^s,5 

At Millbrscke, aged ITP, Mrs. HaytMt 
wifcofMnjor H. farwwly master rf^ 
. eyymoniei at Southampton. . „ . .„ 

Mr Huraaifd, of Monington. nMr $«• 
■liabaiy; whose dealh was ocuauonc^ by 
being ttaibwn from his hone. 
. 6. -At fan bonn at Theobald^ Berti, 
Cbarln Satll Cbaunc]!, esq, 

At Kpsom, Surraf , Jotm HolniuoQi caq, 
late of DomiDica. 

AtThorDej, NotM, aged 67, jpatberlii^. 
relict of George Nevite, eiq.- 

1. At WeUoD, near Hull, \% hia •J\i^ 
J'ear, Ttaoraat WilliamaoD, esq. 

In tb« Ctoisten of Wio^r cutle, weed 
16, Mn. Aylmer. wife af V|ce-adiainl A. 

Mr, Richard tae, of Mite-End, suryeop 
-and Hpotbecacy, , 

S. At LaytoD, Essex, iq his lut feai, . 
Paler lierlboa, sen.. . . 

At Cofchester, tb« vtf« of John ThocO' 
■un, esq. deputy commiisaiT^euetal. 

AtBfllh, Mts. Holworth;. . 

S.At-EnBeld, Middlesex, aiedr 11, Qeo. 
Capei,eH|. fbrnteriy of QaaaJbDrouj(h. and 
pactqqr ia the late bouse oF Store;, Ald*r- 
soa; and Co- I.ikwreace^aBe, Londoa. 

Patrick Claoce "■ *" 

of llie Irish Cour 

10. At bii be 
Cbebea, Charlet 

In DoTpr-atree 
Cairutlitn, lole 

At Ux bridge, 
fouttta daugbter « 

At BiickinghaD 
man Williat, esq. 

Rev. Mr. Clark, rccter of Hunjertoii, 

:oihe Cor^ 

aiaedthB loucalled 
again at the time appeinled, and, by the 
direMion of Sain Clay to a partivular part 
cf tbe offender's cottage, recovered bis 
property. Of course the amazing skill of 
the Coiijurar was tran^eled' in nil quar- 
tets. It will be in the lecollection of 
tnany of oui' readers, Iti^I, a few yean 
ago, this Sam CUy. — having, we Suppose, 
misplaced one of his speKs, — was reduced 
to the dire necessity of declarins, by sd- 
Tertisenieiil in this Paper, that ai was mo 
CoMJLaos 1 and of begging pardon o{ an 
innocent pcrwin whom be htid tiharged with 
thettl This circunistinCH bad hut a slight 

io full feather as a Magicisn, 
jn bis 5IHI1 year." Sutmfard Mtrtury. 

Jail/ I. At his bouse io Wbilehall, aged 
7-1, John FordycB, etq. of Aylon, co. Be'r- 
i>li:k. suriryDr-geuenlofthe Llitd Revc- 

Duchess of Gordon. . 

Af^er a tiogcring illness, Signor Invetto, 
the Dinch -cede bra ted and ingenious firs- 

S. In Upper Berkeley-street, Fortman' 
aqtiare, aged 66, Mi». Patience Vidgeo; 
vidow of John V. esq. of the Tower. 

Mr. Green, of GuiUlford-slrcet. Going 
to LaytoostODB, in a gig,, tbe horse took 
fr^U, *hen Mr. G. in jumping from the 
vehicle, aligbled oa hia head, by which 
bia skull was fractured so shockingly at toi 

. 0, In conseanence of beiag overturned 
le road between Cobbam 

I. Uice 

n tbe 3i 

. of Jun 

1, of Nottinghsm-atreet. 

At Kew, aged 59, Lady Bond, wife at 
Sir James B. bait. 

Id his 15th year. Simon Hnuitnn, esq. of 
Brwer-street, ODldea-U|iu>re, apothecary. 

4. At DanningtoD, near Newbury, Misg 
Ebzabetb Allen, dau. of Andrew A. cm). 

Mr. Tilt. proprieUv of the Subscription- 
rooms and Caitle uvcm, BrighthelmttDiK. 

Benj. Hill, esq. nf Queen-sqna. BriBtol. 

Aged "ii, Mrs. Lonn, wife of Mr. L. 
■oollen-rfraper at Cambridge. 

At Irabam, co. Lincoln, of apoplety, 
flw Rcr. ..— Madocka, M.A. of llaipole, 
ia Northamptonthire. 

5. AtTaraham-green. of a dropay, agrd 
SS, U(. William LiosariL publican. 

Mr. Pierce Walsb, salicit< 
poiatiOB of Oxford. I4<; wa. 
on tb^ banks of the Isii to Abingdoa, whers 
he was engaged to dinner, and fell into 
the' river, where, for want of timely ma- 
sistanoe, be was unfortunately drowiMd. 

n. Mr. Tew, of Marge ret^street, Ca- 
vendish-«qnare. coach- builder. 

Siiddenlii, by banging himsetf te the ba- 
nister leading to the gallery of St..Law- 
ren,:ii!s church, Cateaton-stj-eot, Mr. Hoi. 
loway, aged between 60 and 10, and up., 
wards of iu years clerk of that parish. 

At HatlUld, Herts, Suaaunab-Eliiabetb,^ 

13. In GiGiit May's- build mgs, Bed-^. 
fordbury,, aged iS, Mr. Benjamin Up- 
hill, bookiell«r ; a worthy man, and very.' 
intelligent (we should have been happy; 
tu have added very sucecsstul) in his pro- 
fession.— The principal line of biisincsa 
which he pursued, as far as timilod fi^ 
nances permitted, was, the punltasing of 
books at sales, and vending Cheip again 
ly imall printed Catalogues at marked 
and reaiionable prices, in which bis Judg- 
ment and bis bir-dealing were duly '<p. 
. preciat^ 

-<35 ■' 'i)b^bary,wiik/frutcdBtes.— -Sill ^ Mortality. .' [July. 

' V edited b]r CoHeMon. But, bonie down 'SoOKlton, nfw in hi* 3^1«t yfl«r, succcedi 

iiT ill hnHfa; and keenly feeiing the wafit to tbe earldom of Normantan. 

af ■ proper capital; hrsanic uniteralm- At Sbacllbatg:h-hall, Warwickshnv,' ki 

"^riOg disoHtrto a pr"m»tnre grave. his S5lh year, of apopl»!>y, Sir Suriidy 

}9.lnKottinchaRi-«treet,Maty-te*B(Kte, Shud[burf:b,'bart.&thFrof tbeunrortuiute 

aged 62, John Coinpton, esq. young lady who was shot by Ueat Sfaa^ 

Atei 36, the irift of Mr. John Davkl- (seep. 311). He has left a widO« and 

son, of Co.rk-sT-. BiirlitiEtoii-gard. tailor, eleven child rm. 

Inhi»4BlliyCTriaIlerTerf imprildenlly 15. Mr, Dallas, of Great Toirer-hilL 

dpiki'iB a fluaniity of cold water, shitst After a ihort illness, a^ 60. Mr. €*a, 
(irated m attcftdihg hi» hay-msliers,' the Scott, of Cranbouiti-streei: 
IUt. Henry Lenes.M.Jt.TrcarofMuckins 16. At Bath; »ged 8^. John Cbamock. 

-Btid QroiAed', both'coi'Ssieic, era. late of the island of Barlndaa. Hia 

14. Ac Stocbeell, Surrey, Mrs.'Mahon. wife died lairt ifccarob'er {»ol. LXXMIl. 

-' "In BloomiAtu'y-ptace, in his 40th year, p. 1132.) He was tlie fatber of the late 
Jamet Hal), eaq. surTeynrloSt. Bartholo- John Chamodi, esq. nulhor of the " HiS- 
mew's Hospital, ind to the Pun Fire-ofllce, tory of Marine Architecture," of whom 
Jcc.&c. i aeenllcinanof themost amiabfe luiiae fiio^rapMcal Memoirs are girea ia 
manneri, and of grnat profeisional abili- voL IJiXVlI. p. 883. 
ties. Hewas tb«(hird(an<H8St!urvi»iBj) 18. Mi». foatcn, of Snow't-fieMs, 'Oft 

ton of the late HeBry Hall, «q. (Joe vol. rctiiminirhonie from a visit, she euddraly 
LXVI. p. 173), i*hO fin many yearswas fell (town, and expired in a tew mioateA, ■ 
Principal ClerK to the Commixsiohen of Suddenly, by the bnrMing of a blood- 
Sewen, Lamps,' add PavGiirentE for the City vessel in one of his le^, while walking in 

'Of LoRJon, and 'alio Surveyor to theRuD Weymouth market-plan:, John Rigs*^- 
Fire-office. H* was rf an anlicnl fllmily, ■ In a Oravesend-boat, on his parage to 
long seated at Asfordby in Leicedtei^hire, London, Elijah trabb, one of (he Citv of 
and cottatcralTy related to Bishop Hal), the London Polic^-ofHcrni, and formeiiy well 
pious and luarned'Bishop of Norwich, well knoun as a pneilist 

known by hit numerous and laluablewrit- 19. At tbe Hon. Col. St. Legei^ faooM, 
ings. S^e'the'History of Leiccstet^rre, in SI sane .street, after a lingering illoess. 

Vol IV. p. ««. ttie Hon. Mra. St. Leger. 

Athishouse !n Great Ciimberlaod-et. tnOld Burlin~t<iri.streM,inhi9GI<tyeBr, 

in bii 13d ipar, dioHes .'Vgar, D. D. Earl Gir John Mao Namara Hayes, bart. M. D. 

*f Nonnantoti;'yiscomit Sumerttm Baron Jnipector-lteneral of theMedicalDeparv ' 

of Somerton,' in Kilkenny, Archbishop of ment U Woolwich. ' . 
' Dnblin; BisHup of Qlandrtagh, and t^i- At t.iltle Ealing, Middleinc. in her ?9lli 

male of Ireland, a Privy Conncellor, Trns- year. Lady WvigliC, widow of the late Sir 

tee of the Linen Hamifaclory, a Member Samson W. kni. 

Bftlie Dublin Society, a Goremor of the 30. At Bast Retfiini, Kot^ghamshEre, 

Lying m-Hospital.a Memberofthe Royat Mr. Frederick Wakeliold, Bllorney-al>law. 

Irish Aeadcmy, and Vice- president of the fil. At New Cross, Dopilbnl, Kent, in 

Charitable Musical Society. Hi- Lordship hia 85th year, Mr. Thomas Hitham, tor- 

■wa* the third brother of the Bret Viscount nwrly of Cloth-fair, •oollen-draper. 

Clifilen, and son of Henry Agar, esq, of In Upper Brook-street, Grosvenor-xqin. 

Oowran, by Amte Ellis, only daughter .of William Strode, I'sq. of Northaw, Herts. 

Wetbore LLIlis, Bishop of Meath. He was Of this eicellent man, who shewed, in bis i 

eddcsled at Wntminster. School, and was whole conduct through life,' how nearperv ' 

afterward! a student of Christ thurch, Oi- faction mortahty can reach, we hope to 

fbrd. Onbeingordained, he wHSappointeri present to onr Readers a more particular 

Chaplain la the Doke of Northumberland, ' 

then Lord- lieutenant of Ireland i in the 

year 1168 he was made Bishopof Cloynf ; 

in mi, Archbishop of Cashel ; and in of the bowels, the Rev. Alei- Mackenii*, 

VJ'Ji, he married Miss Benson, daughter M.A, student of Chri»t Chureh, Oxford, 
of Mr. Benson, tnercbsnt, in Abbey-Street, 32. A son of Mr. Matthew, of Ctaiges- 

Zhiblin, to vhom he had been for some street, Piccadilly. He fell out of a boat 
years attached, and by whom he bas left while fishing, above Kingston bridge, and 
one daughter, VIscoantess Hawardcn, and was unfortunately drowned, 
three sons, the cidbst of whom, Viscount *;):* Pbohotions, ke, tmatmlablfdiftmi, 

BILL OF MORTALITY, ftom June 37, to July a^, 1809. 

Christened. t Buried. 9 and 3 ISfilSOaBdM 76 

Males . 68'I>,,^, Mah^s - 519>,n^£gi 5audl0 isUoandlO 61 

Females 6iB J ''**' | Females 499 J '"^') 8 / |0 anil ?0 3« TO aod 3» To 

iWhfreofhaw died under 2 years old 398 '^ ^ T 2t) and 311 Ii5 SO'andM) H 

PerkLoaf4s.5d.;40d.i4s.6d.;4s.5d. (m}3()!.nd40 lUO 90 awl KIO . 7 

0alt 1 1. Us. U d. per buibel ; Id.J pet pound. iOBwl JO 1(13 | lUO 103 

AVBR.AOE PRICES ot CORN, from tlus lUtiiral ftiiliiig Julv S3, 1809. 




Middloex 92 

Surrejr 93 

Hertford 83 I 

Bedtbnl S6 

Ilunliasd, 85 9 01 

Northam. B5 

Rutland 92 

Leicester 31 

Nottiaghain 90 

IJerhjr 9* 

StaffOrtl- - 9t It^ I 

Salop 99 ' 

HcTPfoTd B [ ' 

HA>rceGtet 89 


Sufiulk 18 
: Cambridg, Sa 
Norfolk 80 
) tJDCola S5 
i Yorit 

S Duriii 

I 103 

TO t- '16 H » 

Oxford ' 


85 10 OS ' 

■) Westiiior;i04 I 
i Lancaster 93. ' 
^ ChESier 85 : 
1 Flint " 99 ' 
V Deab^h 9T ; 
- \iigleaei 0(> I 

Carnarvon 94 i 
t Merkmet. 91- 
Cardigan 85 
I' Pembroke R4 
Carina rtli. 91 

Glaiaoi^. S7 

Qloncest. 93 
. Somerset 81 
) 'llonmo. 95 

Cornwall 92 2|J0 
i Dorset S3 6 
:ianta 8S 1( 

C 13' 37 4 00 

to (' ia - 
OO . (J tl 
TO (■■ 5 

('■;o an 

V t6 10 :jS 


Wales, by whicli ExpartatJon and Eonnty are tcJje 

Wheat I Rye I Bnrley I Oau ] Beans I Peasi 

JO 0I35 

me Districts erf -Engltnd and 
dilated in Great Britain: ' 
Oatmeal 1 Beer or Big. 


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r PRICES OF FLOUR, July 3* : l . 

Fine OOs. to TSb.— Seconds 65s. to lOs.— Bran las. to 15s.~Pollard SBs. to 30s. 

Rctiiniof FLOUR, July 8 to July 14, from the Gocfcct-OIHce : 

Total 18,9*6 Sacks. Average lis. 1<i4 per Sack— Id. i>er Sick hjghfr than U» Week. 

Return of WHEAT, Julv 10 to July 15, agreeably to the neif Act: 

Total +853 Quarters. Average 8li. Srl.^—j!. ed.j higher than Usl Rfetam. 

I OATMEAL, per Boll of liOibs. Avoirfiipoie, Jaly 2'i, 51s. 

e of .^UGAR, computed from the Returns made in the We<!k < 
, July 36, it 40i. lOd.) per Cwt exclusive of the Duty of Customs paid 
or payable thereon on the Importatten thereof into GreU Britain. 
PRICE OF HOPS, July 24: 

Kent Bags 41. 4s. to 51. Ss. I Kent Pottets 41, 10s. to 61 

SuanDitto ,31. 10s.to41. Os. I Sumbi Ditto ..3L 10s. to 41 

Sraex Ditto 41. Os. to5l. Os. FarohamDitto: 61, 81 


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Ml— Uny.. 


. Straiv....IL 

SmithfieW— Hay.'..., 6L 



Os. Od. t 
I.. ..31., 2s. Od. t 



IDs. Od. 

o Bt. !0g. 

Od, to 2i. 2t. Od. 

Od, to 11. "Jf, Od. 

. Od. ta7L lOai Od. 

Od. to 31. 5s. Od. 

SMrmnELD, Jaly 24, To sink the Offal~{>er Stone 

Beef , 4s. 4d. to 5b. 6d. I Lninb. 

Mntton .'. .59.' Od. to 69. . Od. I Hei 


Pott „ „ Js, Id, to 6j. 

COALS. JiUyI9: N««castle 539. 
BOA P, YeHoir SBs. Mottled 1 OSs. Curd 

■erage ll. J 89. 
■crage ll. 194. 
■er^Sell. Is. 
■eraje 71. ^s. 

ige iy. .Oa. 

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Od. to 6s- id. - 
td of Cattle atMarkgrtW9 Dav: ' 
6b. 4d. I Beaifs 1949. Sheep and J,ambs 19,410, 
■ ■ I C.Ives 156. ■ P%b"5So. 

639. Od. Sunderla^ file Od. t$ 3H. 69. 
candles; 14». ed.pafDoz. Monldi l.SsrfiJ. 

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Cour. de Lundres 


I; Sunday Paper* 

Hue &Ciy Police 
Baihs, Bedford 
Berwick-Bitm. 3 
Blackb. BHsblBD 
Btinol i, Bary 
Camb. — Cbath. 
C«rli.3.-Cbeftei3 ' 
Meteorolog. Diaries tor July and Aug. i Bog (igo 
Peacock'aMacbinefbiFiliratinn of Fluids 6pi 
Ur.StCode& Hens fit)! 
Mr.Clulwrbuck'tintendedHisforyof Herts 69a 
Remarks on Innovation! in ClencalTltles . it 
, L. on the Scotch Bpiscapslian Chiitch.. 6pt 
TBtxer'i 580 Points oFGoed Hntbandry" 6^: 
Knighthood of (hc.Oiiler ^f St. Joarhim . GjielOde 
Eocauragei toftbe<'HisloryofLeicetIeri(hire"iA. 
ABciiiTieT.lmioviTfoH, N0.CXXXVII. 69? 
West FYonusfNetreDnme and LicbfteldCiith.t^. 
PirallelbcnMen Voikand RheimsCithedra ^J' 
View of the Wot Frorit of York Oiihed'a! . : 
InlerntenlofSuicidei. — Mairiigeof Minois 7< 

TmTaoiiCToa, N« XCIX th 

Propen of Manning's "Hutoiy of Sufrcj"?! 
StPeler'sMdMoncktonCburchrs, Tbanei Ji 
Of Horace, Book 1. Satire I. . . 1 
Mr. Donovan's Answer to the Rev. H, Da\ in 7 
The Coremgof Christ in St. Peter ei plain ai J : 
.Account of tbe Family of lihe (field, &c, . . ih 


Cof r:w.- Coven 1.. 
3 CumWrkuid 3 \ 
= DonciineT--Derb.' 
Dofcheft.— Effex' 
ExcWa^GIouc 3 
Hei^rd, Hull 3 
Uedi a, tirerp.e 
Maidft. Mancb.4 
Northampton 3 , 
Port fca. -Pottery] 
Readrn;— Salilb.; 
Sheibome, Suts, \ 

Taunton— Tyne : 

Wakefi.— Warw.' 



jperienced Sportsmen 737! 

Hmbelliihedwilhabciiutirul a 

• DnwioRby Mr. John 

.St. PixiFi'iand 

Archbishop Ninrfson . 743: 

s of Ref 01 m— Letter on Toleration . 74; j 

he Death of Lieut -Col. Tucker., ;<»; 

n 10 various Species of Fmigi requested tft. j 

I'i.ETflv for August 1_80U . . 7+0—7**1 

Proceeriifi^ in the br« SHsiOn of Parliament 793' 

siinglntell. from the London Gateltei 7S8 

,nt of the glorious 'Battle of TelaieFa ;64' 

Abstrarloftbepiiucip^l tVisnOcrurtences760. 

"■ ~ dof Ad(n;LordGambier 773 

Country News — Domeitio Occnrrtnces . , 773' 

" Pitfcioienu — &vil PiomollBni . . 778' 

(Ecclesiastical PreferTnentsfi.-Dltpensations 77g' 

Sen. MjckcniieandHeroesOfTalaveiii . 780| 

iddi linns and Corrcclioits to former Obits. 761 1 

BlnhsandMarriasesofnminentPerfons . . , 782' 

;)Miuaiy with Anecd. of rrmarkahle Perfonajsai 

Bill Qt Mortalliy'from July 

Averaoe Prices of the Markets for August. 7SJ 

[>>ily Vatiiiions in the Prices of ibeStocki- 794 

I accurate View of the West Pronto' Vobf CiTntOHat, ftflin 
iRTBX, cnsraved byJ.BAs'ias; and ahi with View* of 
>Ii>.vcKTON CiiuacHES, in the Ui.E<of Thamt. 


METBOBOLoeiCALDuKY fur July, 1S09. Bjr Dr. FoLB, BiiMuL 



■ W,*TH,^ 

S O 


65 10 


DKMtlr clo.>Jy 

63 11 


DKHtly tlcnxly, 


60 63 


moftly cloudy, 


61 60 

as- 1 

mmtly clouily. 

mm, bail, and thunder 

53 63 


mostly cloudy, 
cloudy, »Ws 

•orue Tfry light rain 

55 60 

49-1 1 

60 64. 


cloudy, ahoircTy, tfaunderin tb«ldght' 

60 65 


cloudy, very m 


57 67 


rather clniidy 

W 60 



wne miti io the nwniies 

6t 1! 



67 77 


moitly den 

64 71 



63 76 

30- 1 


69 76 


71 73 



63 73 


rather cloddy 

54 64 


nioslly cloudy 

64 11 


nioniiiie cle^r, 

63 75 

30- 1 

cloudy at limeB 

67 73 

30- 3 

moHly cloudy 

59 68 



SB 7'2- 


mottly clear 




60 72 


mostly tlouily 

.ome hght r,;., 

6* 76 


cloudy at time 

, lunit thunUur. 

66 73 


cloudy ut time 

67 69 

cloudy U time 

. Menios somp Kgbt rain 

65 70 


cloudy and wi 

dy, afteiTioon rjiuj 

■66 70 


cloudy and i-ho 


61 6d 

29- 7 

cloudy at tiau 

, frequent showers, winilj-. 


"the average ilcsrrcs of Temperature as aoted at eijiht oVIock in the mumiiis arr 
61 31-r>l i those ui the cuircsponding month in the vuHr 1S08, were £6 "JSl ; is 
1807, 64 14-31 ( iu IN<)6, 63; in 1W5, 61 j; Emd in ISM, &1. 

The quantity of raiD lalleu this month ta equnl to 1 inch 7 lOOths ; that of th« 
corretiMmding month in the year lUUS, vas ^ inches '6-lUOIhd i in 1S07. 4 inchca 
81-lOOthii in 1S06, 3 invhci 67-ltJOtliiti in 1)105, 2 inches 60-tOlltha; in 1804, S 
Wliei 78-l00lh3; and in 1803, 94-IOOths. 


iCAt Table for Auinist 

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( «91 ] 

For AUGUST, 1809. 

Mr. UftBAN, London, Aug. i. 

IT hu often occBsionnl luqirize t« 
me. that Water, whkli cuiistilutci 
•o lai^ wid cotutaot an article of 
dvmertic use, ibould be an ohjecl of 
little or no attention with the pulilick. 
Were the nameroui wwen thai are 
eniplied into the Thanet, and the 
ipatten with which other stream* are 
i II ipr^uated, considered, moil penont 
would feel disgusted, and d(,-*irc to 
bavet]ii« verj (luiveiial fluid rendered 
more healthy and )ialatal)k. Filter- 
ing ituaei, iudeed, and other meant 
'fit purifying" water, hare been sug- 
^ited, but withoiit proTing Ddeijualc 
tolhewifheiofafBniilj. Thej ma; 
puriff tbii fluid In tmall quiinlil>e<i 
at the Mine tiqie, 1 iinagine, thej are 
liable te4he inconvenience of ttecom- 
jag foni from fediment in the water, 
lA coniequence of filtration bj dc- 

At length a gentleman inrented a 
madiipe to piirif; it by aicent, 
tbroDgh itrata of jiebble itonet, or 
pnnd, in imitation of a natural spring. . 
Thit appeared to me an object Jooi; 
wantee, and highly important j ana, 
about tiwnty years a^o, I applied tu 
my friend Peaeock, of (iLiburr- 
iqitare, and of the OfGee of Wurki 
kt Guitdhal], their.vcntor of il, to fa- 
vour mc with one, which he placed 
within a leaden ciatcni, already in the 
kitchen of my bouse; and ever lioce 
it hai continued tu supply the family 
vitb clear trautpareqt water, without 
reqnirine alteration or repair | nor 
would I D^ without it for any conii. 

Tbe inventor has communicated to 
me the folloiring history of it, which 
1 think muit be apeeplable to every 
reader, on which account )t is trans- 
milted by J«BllCDAXL£rI.GTMO!«. 

Qfice of /Forlis, G»im*tl, 

The fvllowine is a short account 
ef my improved Machine for tbe Fil- 

tration of Fluidt, and parlitutarls 

The filtering medium, or agent, is 
comniOD gravel, cleared from earth 
and loam by many repeated waabings \ 
it is then dried, and tne particles care- 
fully sorted and separated to form 
tbe levcral ilrata of^ which the filter- 
ing medium ia to consist. The vessel 
to contain the said medium i* of 
r of a cylindrical form, 
ind a half in diameter, 
and about eieht inches deep % at tb« 
bottom of lliis cylinder ii a small 
chamber, and the like near the top 
thereof, both formed by perforated 

tiatet «r gratingi, of tinned Copper : 
1 tlie intermediate space between the 
l.'iid plates ii placed the purified gra^ 
vcl in strata t tbe itratum contistine 
of Ibe griistett particle;' is placed 
upon the lower gratingi the ncx^ 
stratum, the particles whereof are 
about hulf the iize of the fint, ii then 
laid in ( and upon this the thini stra- 
tum, cuniiiting of particle* about 
one-fourth of the size of the first, apd 
this sort of law or lariei prevails in 
titc rest of the itrata up to rather 
more than one half of the height of . 
thecyliiidcr, where the iiarticlcjt of the ' 
gravel are as fine as sand. The order 
of the struta is then rcverieri, *o at 
to finiili at tlie top with the like groii 
prticlcs ;» nerc urst l»id in upon the 
lower grating i the whiile ii then 
|>re*ied tugcthrr, nud t!ie upper grat- 
ing soldered down upon it; and lastly 
the cover is soldered on. Ilwill now 
he evident that tbe filtering agent, 
f^ousistiiig ol the sand}' or finest iiart 
of the gravel, ia that stratum wliich 
re<ls in the middle of the height of 
the cylinilcr, and iJintall the superior, 
and inferior slrnla are only to keep 
this immovable iu its place, s6 as ne^ 
ver to be shilled or changed i auid the 
particles of tbe strata lying iinmedi- : 
atcly under and over the tame are of 
such sixe a< to .fecure every particle 
of Ihc filtering agent from peoetrat. 

693 ^r. Peacock's Machine Jor filtering Fluidi. ■ [Aug. 

io^ the aforewud itrals with Khicb it der »aA mcdiuni only to tboie wbo 

is to coolact) I. r. the interstice* uf chouce to emf)loy their owd ftlumben, 

the partielet'of llx uyper and iiiid«r &c. Uf provide ui^ 6x Ihoir fOffi 

(trata next to tht: fitlWing ittediuui pt|ias aud coclii to tbe cjliwlef, bdiI 

are too iniuute to admit thj paiMai;e' tlicir cisterni, &«. ii ei^ht guineof. — 

of a single partirie uf the lillering Thcie p'ricei are exclative of package 

medium or agent-inlo titeni, so that er cuiriu^. 

. all the (Irata wilt reuiain'dlvtibct and ' I'tnaibh!' Mnie peraoin may choOte 

unmixed as lung n> the cylinder con- tu tiavt: the machine incloted in aa 

taining'them ihatl endure. ornnmrntal caie, a* a piece of fiimU. 

Th£ cylindLT, being thu.4 prepared tnre to slaiid in their dreuiac-nioiDt 

iod rfiargeiJ, iir placed between tno or have il con* 

tub), cisterns, ur otlier veiaeti ; the rc<.*eiiS behind . 
Upper vinicl fj III cotitam Ihe w 
ftc. tQ be filtered, anil the lowci 

Ml is to receive it aller liltratiim, er water 

rather as the fittratiun it going on. handsome glass vase <jq their side- 

Tbe liirbid water ia the npper vessel board ; in the reolre of aucfa vase may 

tl made to flotr into the cylinder Ij a be a glass pipe or tube inserted in ill 

pipe which iiasseii IhroiiHi ibe scie- tout i the upper orifice may be a lit* 

• ral ilrala of grttvtt, nnd enrrpties the lie below the brim of tbe rase, to 

laid water into the li>wfr chamber of tliHt the surplus water maj, throujjh 

the cylinder, from wttencc (\iy means such pipe or tube, be convejed 

" lulher pipe, the tipper uriBcuof into a cirtem o - ■ • ■■ ■ 

which a 

cealed in a cFoset or 
ir near to ttieir side> 
ir dining-ruora, front 
xaf deliver the filtered 
inlinued dream ioto ft 

Which rvrfchei ahiivc the surrace of 
the tfirliid water in the upper tcsicI) 
the air is eipHled, and the water, Dy 
tite hydrostatic Ian, Hscends thrnuf;;!) 
the medium, nnd lldns in a purilitd 
ftiite from the iipiKr chamber of the 
cylinder info the tower vessel for use. 
Attached to this apparatus is a 
imaFI pump, with which the filtering 

tcsiefinlo the upper rhanibcr of the 
ejlindcr, and forcing the sime, logc- 
tber.wilh a/I the sill, &c. tud-:ed iii 
the inlerjllce* (if the gravel, doirr,- 
wnrds through the mptlfuni into tile 
lower chamber, ai:d liroiii tlicnce out 
dt the cock at the bottom of thu cy- 
linder, to be thrown awiiy, A:c. I'he 
Ardinar; produce of this machine is 
about two hogsheails evert -ii hours; 
to Ihar, if the surplus uf Ihc lower 
icasei were allowed to run i[ilo a pro- 
per reservoir, the mncliine might he 
m constant nkion, and a quantity oh- 
fnined not only lor tea bud drtnlciHg, 

. for tho ordinary use* of tba 

Vour'obedieul, humble lervanti 

Jaues Peacock, 
Ta Dr. LelHom. 

Mr. UnoAH, 

your last number, uiduees i 

" La there any probability of a KaUiry 
of fIcnSinlsbirt' beinK besuii, b^lnj 
Chaunccir fur ii- guide ? From ihe nuiu- 
bi-r of rtsiduut proprietors it could not 
wuM «ii.-oiira;em7n^ assistaoL'e, or sup. 

In the course of a convenalion 
with the hitc William Strode, Eta. 
whose namcrous good qualities wHl 
toiig be remembered and ncknow- 
led|;ed, he proposed to me that I 
shoiTid re-publish Chauncey's Herts by 
subscription, with soch currcctioos 
and additions as could be ohUined 
from the tords of Manors, he. nev 
vuiaiso lorurcau.p.isiry, soups, ureu- Church notes, and a general descrip- 
ibg, WHShm;;, nnd every other do- tiun of the C'ounly frommy own ob- 
Aestic puriHiK for which |mre soft tervations, with some newplates of 
water is preferable to ibut whieli is the best subjects in edifices and mo- 
impure and dirt]', nnmenls. 1 did not hesitate tiisay 1 
The price iff the apparatas com- ikliould havQ no oliJccUon to under- 
plete, in an ojwo frame, B!1 ndapted take the work, provided a sufficient 
tor se:t service, 6r for the military suui was subscribed to secure me 
when encamped, or for jirivdtc fami> from being involved in expences *o 
)ii:^ whochooseitinlhiitlorm.isfonr- very heavy as attend publications of 
lecB guineas ; the price of Ihe cj iin- this descripliou. He requested rae to 


1109.] Mf-TidcttimandMif- Cli|«crbm!kmChajin.<!^'fBerts. 6»A 

Ibink of (OHM inatliod, by wbich tbq five Uusteo Ur be nuQed. »n]i l^a. «f 

kJul nigttt b« foitwarded, aud aend it vUuin.iJioul<l make a Ituard." 

to bin in writing. I iVd lui uuL tho It unW renuunrfpr mji to,a«ld. IjhU 

outline of it ii u r(iJlji>jT(.' I never bcaiil fwni l^c geutJciiHiA 9\- 

I itro^otei that to meUiing more luded tiit> «»iij tItaL Mf. iitwid^ aA«nq 

ihouM be demaoiled UiaA Ibe usual wan<s iiilurjord mc his iKAue*lce in 

yrice of a, fulio vulume, ia order to the'CouQt^ of lierU nas. ntisli. inoM 

ucoiii^liiiitlie undertaking iii a luiui- limitt.d l^iiit he hwl cjipartotl. 

Eortby of wi opuleDt cuuulj i auit Yours, &c. J> f. MilcoIiK. 

tbat, after the deinandi for priatiog, 
cngrating, ('ncidCDtat chargei, aix^ 
nj'iinu reinuiieratJan,, wcce satisfied^ 
iHilBcieat sum might cemaiQ tofuuod 
a cha(ity->i«lioot there, or ^troiuote 
(mne ot&er useful pro^tct to be mj^- 
getlsdata raeeliiig al'tboubKElhers. 
Hj propiuaj uU!t with his cordial ap~ 

Mr. Uhuas, 

IN niuwer to n ijucry oC you;i Con 
reapondeiit ViaUir> " Whiethjcv 
t^re is aay probabililj of a HiitMiJl 
of liertfurdnhiie being begum t^ikij^ 

Chaunfiey tor ittgitida'" L bag leavci 

piuhatiun, to wbich I roaj ventum ti> ipforin hiiQ that I vn at pfewnt 

Id that of the Marchieneis of ^■ 
jiiburj, who was fiieased ru tell ni« 
thetliougbt \ay oficrdid nje honour. 
1 ntceivm the ensuing letter from Mr. 
Strodcv dated at Hath, -fc^t. ■£», 1604, 

wbich «ill prove how ntuch ■- 

M ihit wortbysfDtlt - 

.j»[|ged in colicctiBg and arnaginf? 
iMterialx fur « wo(K of Uut nature ( 
ami thiat my undertakiog hM uwk 
with vnj f^eaoral encoucagemeAl 
ftoin the resideut pro|Hietors ia tbJa 
Couotj. I am bappy to uail soywtf 
naa on the of ibLi oppurtunitj^ of giving poUi< 
ity to my iolentiona, thruugh the 


r of jfoiu leU«r. 

chiinuel of your Tsiuable MiKellany, 

and of tiilicitiug tbeconuvUDieatioH 

nolknt of youe CorroipundeBla ufiiit tho wb^ 

judge, «i well as a great adniret of Ai)ti- ject which I aiB atloiaf Ung to Ului- 
Suitiei, fcr bi* opinion, jivinK liim ihe,'^fate. Romhi CvunMBDoK. 

mttlines of tout plan, and requestiiij, if 

B you 

LtndOH, Jt«f!-S. 

jih the peruia) of Iba 
,nf ^» )'^ Book, to know how tibe ivorlil 
Tlwra goes. To ray surpciio, in the list of 

„, e ap. aeen* 1 found iboacof KockH^, Bat- 

ilaiins Pmpo. tic, Middlehnin, Bipoo, Soi)thwel(. 
■)hi( I, considered aa an inuowatton, 
vbich I proved by turning to the 
Red Book) for ll9fl aw) ITM. Mr. 
Stuckdaie ii not aware of Ihia. It i» 
Dot usual to inwrt mere livM)(> eailed 
Deauriei in the li>t of UigDitiea. 
<««bk of superintending the p«!s., ttiat ?''|<'f "'"r*. ^"^^\°^ l^'-J^" ^^. 
^rj «p.„.r;ay he ,.%.tain'.l for tW [^l^'^V^J'T^^^^^^^.t^t^. 

iMHlag, ai he best liked. If he iippoi 
the funntr plae*, yau will CDn^itiei 
■iaxcrsbla tar your ei|ience>. 
tannot he any thine improper 
rm'tsofyunr phiu, inetreuin 
<>1h to feel tbe pulse of iheC'winty. If lie 
(biHild dcairc to tee vfiii. you nill go pre- 
parni to settle al)'p;irliu<>lnrs j biich us 
"hat price shmilrl he put on the volwinc,' 
^h]( yuur trouble ami cipi.-ni;es nhoutd be 
tsliuiated at, and what you expect as a, 
-- ' ■ iriili, and for ' 

■■(iinnafian of subscribers ; and 

time yon propose the work may ho pro. 

ai'etl nilh probability. Mr. ii 

*«■- Tho.has curicbed his Chaun- 

<*y-exceediugly with hi» d*u labours, an^ 
fram ■hoin you will reeeivc more iiifiir- 
■ution anil assisianec in surh no under- 
'"■'ill, lh«n frotn »uy otber poraon in t)ie 

<^owity. Uft 1( a friend of Jlr, — "s, 

anil very much' wleemed in Herts. II 
■or thing occurs, I should be glud u 
bi^ir ham you. 
1 inn ,Sir, yum faithful servant, 


to consult the Liber Kegit sjid the 
eustums of the Church. In the ac- 
count of the KiseK Clerkal Cfaarityt 
of which tbe Biabup of LonAon it the 
President, the 13ean of Bockinf^ is 
atyledonly Adctor. The Ulle ol t>#^ 
rtvemd Inlclj given to him is a mis- 
take. It is in the ineatory of mnn 
that Dr. Hall, father of the preaent 
Regius I'rofeuor of Dilinity »t Oi- 
fbrd, did not -write hiinsetf Dean oi 
Backing in the Serraon or Sermons 

I ihonid propose tbt 6ubserJplioi» to subject of ccremoii^, 
MNiaiutira,bBiiker'9baod£iaiow»,and Mut tbe Biahop ut LoDdoBi Iboiifcb 

■ 69* epical Titlei. — ^^L. Lot* Scotchi Episcopalidni: • [Aug.- 

a FrtvT Conniellor, hu Dever, till IbeiiiKlvea fonrard adVattU^eonilf 

htelj, been itjled Right BBnetirubU, without any otlcntatlou* ref<br«Dce ti> 

HI de'dicatiani, &c. The firat iDStHoce (he high titli^s of applauding PotroDi, 

I remember, WBi prefixed to a Com-: whether lining or dead. 

me&tArj nil the Commdn Praver, by What originally induced me to taba 

the Rev. Mr. J. Shepherd. If the in- up the pert, twenty-four years ago, wal 

■OTa'tioQ be admitted, the tilfe of by no meant a confidence in my own 

Right Reverend shttu Id precede, an a taltmti tor Controversial Divilrityi hut 

Bianup precede* a Privy Counaellor. boneat indignation at a Junto, whoie 

Surely tne late addiliona aavour mud) Lettera of Orders were forbidden by 

ofthe Irish diapoaitioatu lay honoura re^ilered, and 

on clerical character*. Wu Lord declared, if regiitlercd, totally uuU 

Crewe, Bithop of Durham, ever and void, pretending to beitow nii- 

atyled Ri|ht Honourable/ Did not trea, and, together witli them, aright 

' hb temp^al honour merge into his to pecuniary legacies bequealfaea to 

eccleaia^ical f I have no dedication American Bishojia. 

near me to prove this assertion. Neither knowing nor caring wbe- 

V. S. The insertion of Mr. in cleri- ther Dr. Gleig'a pamphlets were g'\' 

calnajnea ia certainly proper. lathe ven away ordiaposedof tothecheeic* 

beginning of the Iwt century Mr. Net- monger, ! mentioned great part of the 

•oh mentiuna the Hev. Mr. Kettle- iiiipreaaionbeingaoonwithdrawn from 

well I and at the close of the last Dr. sale as a circuinstance which pt«- 

Johnaon atylea J. Wesley the Rev. vented ray procuring a secimd copy 

Mr. John Wesleyi to distinguish him, to replace the fint, which went tQ 

I auupOse, frorti his brother Charles, the Library in Redcroai-streel> aij' 

Wliymayhotaclergymanstjlehim- left me to speak of it only from re- 

aelf (sinking his name) Rector, Vicar, coUectiou. My dating a controveray 

or Curate of ! The insertion which, it.^eem^, began in IT85, anil 

of the aumamea of BiahopaandDeana conlinued,M. think, tiH 1T87, only 

in their publications i a' an ianovatioD. from the latter of those period*, whtl- 

I do not remember rt before the pre- Kiat attempting to discrimiaate Ihe 

sent reign. The names of Bagol, zra of each scattered piece not worth 

- Porteus, Ptetyman, and Watson, uc- preserving, is quoteu triiimphantlj 

CQr in Episcopal ctfmpositionai but it by Dr. Gleig, asa proof of my falla-. - 

is not the style of either House of cioua memory; while bis own doea 

ParHaoMBt. Thanks for a Sermon are not carry hiut, without gruit devia- 

jivento John Lord Biiiitop of . tion, through a single ^ragraph, or 

A 'FaiBNn to the HiEaaacRY. hinder his glaringly mis representing 

■ me in a tbr more material instance : 

M^. VaBAN, jfiig' II- he calls my recommending Occaaiona] 

MY liame and address are, as tbey CoaforinitT an exhorlaLion to com- 

always have been, mnch at the mnnicate with the Romish Church, 

•ervice «f any gcnlieman who thinki when in Pranrc, Spain, or Portugal i 

himself entitlea to tall for them t and though in the Very same sentence even 

if, by so doing, you can avert hisdis- hia garbled cxtracta from my letter 

pleasure, you are heartily welcome to clearly aliew that what I propoacd 

give them up to Dr. Gleig, though waa confined solely to Protestants : it 

I cannot aee with what propriety he, was introduced chiefly with a view to 

of all men breathing, can object to FreabytcriBnsofthe£atablishedl>co)eb 

your admission ot anoovmous letteri g Church settled in England, wbotC 

as alt the four, on whicli he laya aucb they are subjected to tests, frum which 

abundant atreaa, on account of their their own country ia happily exempt, 

bavnig introduced him to the cfa6iceA Instead of wishing to bend evcry- 

compuy, appeared originally inyour thing to the little "narrow tenets of 

Magazine uMer (he signature of^"A' (his or that peculiar tect, priiiciulcs 

Presbyter," and it was not till after, founded on mature deliberation lead 

according to his own account of him- me to coincide with Dr. Buchanan, 

self, he c«ukl number real UigniU- author of " The Star in the Kaat," 

rica among hia friends, that he grew when, with the liber^ spirit trans- 

bold ehongh to take off the mask. mitted to him from George Bucha- 

Plaia ftcti are best delivered im an nan, the first of Caledonian PoCI* and 

nnadumwl itatementi.aDd can btiof Hiiterianii be obserrei: "w« hav« 

l809.]ScQtch£/i«copitfwnt.-Tas8ei:'s"Poin/sfl/'if«.<i«wrfri/." 695 

■o MDtcotiMu in lodift litu ^tboip in Uelliadiitj, Anabaptiiti, ud f stImi* 

Aritain, Mivreea Prvtetl^U of <lif- other loputed liM«ticki, to ifhoM 

fimnt uaie«. y/bea th« idolater ab- verj names J am a total tlaager. 

iaree hi* onu Cut for tbe Qoipel, Where 1 in khdo meaure know my 

jaree hi* onu Cut for tbe Qoipel, Where 1 in khdo meaure ki 
li^CivDiMlan-the difioreoceof Pro.te^ KTauiiiiI. a few w*rd« ma* 
•Bla ( if he evqr bear uf them) ai be^. Id Eoglaml lomc of the mt 

f them) aj be^. Id Eoglaml I 

■ag.iiuignificaal: he canoot coDtem- are beoeficed Clerg^mca perfectly pr* 

plate tbe«e minute objects." thodox»Dther»uteHteraporcprayeri| 

Dr. Glei^ raihly uodcFtook to and are Ikeated like tbe Anaba}itiit*~t 

grave fbat there com be do EpiKopi( but neither of thCH two lecti carry 

karch in Scotland but under the lU- tlteir preteniioai M extravBcantly 

periutendance of tbe tucceuor* of ilt high a* Dr. Gleig'a " Primu) Icoto- 

dmiived Vrelotes. So. itractfe a po- rum Epbuipu," and hii lelf-conUi- 

.:. — -„»r..»=. u_lf Th- T.i» ii- tuted JJivati, the Titular represent!' 

■ihoa confute* itaelf. The TaU 

Hile* Cooper, aiid the present Mr. ti*ei«f fiisbopt, who about ODehun- 
Sidaey Sivitb, ncre ordaiaed in Eng- dred and twenty jean ago were ca- 
land, aad preached in Scotland, sub- ihiered for their duloyalty. 

jecttoDOsiichsuperiDteadaace. Many 
more names of Ministeri might be 
pniditced by thoie nho are better ac- 
qoainted than I am with Scolluid. 
Two jnitancct, howeYcr, are luffi- 
cientto shew that EpiKopal Pulpit* 
ip Scotland might be mure re^ect- 
aUy fiHed than b; th^se who come 

No retroi^ect Mtends the Act OS 
1798: the toleration it hold* forth 
does not raiae tho*e whoie Letter* ii 
Orders sere before that period null 
and void, into a rank luperior to tba^ 
of reputed Priests or lituUr Biabops. 
Ordination* and consecratioas nia- 
naged in wivh aMembliei are not only 
foreign to tbe established Kirk, but 
moreover alwayi bave been, and ttitl 

^ . _ , . c«ntinue to be, diialloned by the 

powerful party. Even smong Ko- Church of England;, though there 

mm Catholics a Titular Bishop of may befuundsome individual Bishops 

LondoD.who traced his pedigree from ' ' " "" 

the deprived Bonner, though oomi- 

Mted by the Pope, would not be rc- 

•errpdwith tbe same respect a* a to- 

titl atrai^er'wbo arrived from Italy 

with nm liar credentials. lu religion, 

or in lecular nobility, sucfa genegJo- 

riei as have a traitor or a persecutor 

■or their sunrce, are. infinitely worse 

aad more odious than those which 

aiinf from the mechanic < 


■jMcribers to the Thirty-n 
tide* cannot overlook that which 

quires Minister* to bo lawfally called : 
bcingtbe passport to preferment, it 
is less liable tfaan some of the other* 
to be eitherlightly esteemed or casui^t- 
icaHy explained away. 1 would ask, 
wilendid any English Dignitary or In- 
emnbeat open the door of a Cathedral 
orParishCburcbfor Dr. Gleig, ornny 
of his fraternily, t»«EBciate in i . One 
taek admiuioQ into the Sanctuary 
' I bo .more to his purpose than 

Mr. Urban, Waodtt^ck, Jug. 10, 

HAVING some years since pro- 
jected a new edition of ■■ Tus- 
ser's five Hundred Points of good 
Husbandry," with notes, and being 
now engngcd in preparing it tor the 
lich press ; 1 am induced, tbn]u>;h the 
the medium of your eitensively-circii'i 
lated Miscellany, xespectfully to soli. 
Ar- cit (he assistance of gentlemen who 
-"- are favourers and admirers of Old 
English Literature, by the loan of 
copies of the editions of 1573, 1590, 
IMS, and 1586, which i have hither- 
to been unable to procure; together 
with any anecdotes respecting Qte au- 
ihnr ■(,,- observations on his work, 
immunly known, or easily ac- 


lnli>rmationcouneCted with the sub- 
ject of this undertaking addreucd lu 
■"'at Woodstock, will be very thank- 

exUbi^g Teami of their "playful fully received, and gratefullyacknow- 
vit,!' .accftiBpanied with extravagant Icdged, by W. Mavor, LL. D. 
commendation^ or whole sacks tilled 
l4tti their eleenioBinary donations. 

Butiti ^ms Ibit class of Dissenters 
b«*7',tWr own word for being less 
taiguftqi t^ .the Establishment than 

Mfj Ukbak, ^ug. IT. 

1>i answer to the query in your last 
Magazine, p. 606, a* to the Order 

of Knighthood designated.by4be.lef- , 

696 Ofderi^ '&.^o&c\Aja.-^"'fftitoryvftx\ct&iet'Ante.^ \:^*^%- 

t«n <. J. vnnfend -to ihe ninne of |(roinhe4i«tt<i1t««|n>Ma^n'«ta'tMr 

liir figertua Br;i%M,'tbc wrUn Uf purlciieetiH llHi>Iliindra)l <(f<Grf(NAiue^ 

thtt query IB iffifuroKd, Ibsttkose fan (which h \n m.\t ftmmvdHnn) 

letten rekte to the Fonign Order of tball be i^iirWteS. Sp*i*etdi»t N 

St. Joacfatni, hAo wbich (itejfciitle- ttdvaiMing M 'rii|»dl5 U'the'iMnilivr 

' map ia qoertlen vm eledied id No- diflicultiei atteiidiog to laborioM s 

ven^r ISUT. talk wJlTprrmit. ~ J. Kicboi.!. 

. Tbe enquirer tni; ind an linper- Bn«lol PuWic Librarj. 

fact )iit ftf the 'few Brinthth fubjeeti IWinehester (M Book ^uciety. 

«B Whom tbii '0(d«r hu beeD 'cUn- Marquis of -Hertlbrd. 

ftrred, -omoDg the naijie) of thow Earl of B*Wi. 

who have been hoooiired wMh Fo- I^ra sondes. 

reign Orden, ot tlie end of the Beer- Lord Broybroott. 

agei of -Sebrett and Kearaley. Alid Sir George Hubtnwn, baft. 

m full accuftut of thin Order taay be Sir Geni^e Btiauinent, barl. 

fonnd in awork intituled "An arciii- Sir Jamet ColquhouD, of Luu, Wt. 

rate Hiitoricdl Account of all the Or- Sir William Skcf)iil;rton, bnrt. 

Hen <»f Kntghthood at.preient exUt- SirWilliam Mamierj, baH. 

itig la -ErSfope. To which are ■pfe- Sir Pbiiip Stephens, baft. 

'li«ed,'aCritiaHl Dinert«tion'iipon the Sir 3am<ntl>&ger[eii Brydges,K. J. 

auttent and pteaent rtate of those RobertBesI, esq. BniA. 

Bi{<leflrtan iDititutioiK, and a prefa- Mra.'Biirt, Ciilton, near Biiffetej- 

'torj DlicodrjeontheorigiiHifKiiighl- Bobert ChMsher, ew. Hineklej. 

hood in raieral: the whole inter- Mr. Clarke.'BookseUer, Burid Street. 

, iperted with IMiiitrationn and E.^pla- Mr. Combe, B«okieller, LeicCtteri a 

natorj IKotes. By «n Offir*r'of the ■ second Copy, 

Chancery of the Equestrian, Secular, Mr. Dwif), Boofcleller, Kettering. 

knd Cltaiihtral Order of St. JoiKhim. Mrs. Direr. 

Printed hy J. C.BrwgentanarMmi- Edward I' 

burgh, for J. White, Fle«t-Btre«t, Jonhua Grundy, esq. (if the Oaki, 

LomIuo," 2 vols. flvo. no date, bilt Leicester. 

alH>lit,lS04. A noticeuf thiiwork l>hilip HilU, eiiq. BatterseaRite. 

may be fomid in-British Critic, vol. Saville 'John Hyde, etq. Qnomdita. 

XKV. p. 549, in which an uecouiit John N'ewdigate-Ludford, esq. Amitoy 

of llie' Order'«f St- Juachini is ei- Hall, War wickihire. 

iracted. Edmund Jftalotie, esq. Feley Place. 

it may not be ituprMicF to -add, Mr. Prdfoior Martyn. 

thatthia-wasthelaMrof themaiiy Or- Hon. Mrs. Meynell. 

deri of Knif^thood conferred on the John North, esq. Bait' AMon. 

' illuRirioni Nelson t and tint the ini- Henry Otway, esq. Staflford'Halt. ' 

lialstk.J. which hare pszzled your Rev. Dr. Parkieson, Cltaneellor *f 

Corre^mndent, may itill be f«und Chester, and rector of Kegworth. . 

aiweaed to two or threenaraes in the John PeDn,'esq. Stoke' Park, Buck*. 

Bed Book. Chartes' Small Pj-bui, esq. Great 
With regard to thepersen who has George Street. 

given rne txi the query now aniwered, Bev. T. Hackett, M. A. Spettisbsrr. 

the OOnMUunicator efthia answer will Abraham' Rhodes,' esq. ClerkeoweJI. 

«ot permit himself to be urged to say C. B. HAbinson, esq- Hill-R'tdware. 

■sore, than that he has reason to Sachcverell OhaAdos-Pole, esq. B*d- 

kuiiw Ihehousur was conferred in a borne, Derby. 

manner as unexpected as it was Sat- Mr. Simco, Bookseller, Air Street. 

tering; and that there are mnay ren-'iOCslerj 

MUM WhTi peculiarly situated as he is, Thomas Smith, e«n. 

it mnit l)a\c been doubly acceptnble Mr. Todd, bookseller, York. 

lohim. +•-"#■ Rev. W. Tooke,V.B:S. OnaoirtSt. 

!■ William Tuoke, esq. Bedford'Row. 

. Mr. UaDLH, Aus- 15. BdiBond Tomoriciq. Colsterworlh. 

IN DULGE me by laying lielure G. Vm Ntmeufcurg, esq. SUififohl. 

-your-Rcsders one more List of H. Vanjhanj esq. M-Pi Cufwin Street 

Worthies, Whohavevolunteered their Rev. Tdiv Walker, Mears Afhby. 

Mfnei fts eticuuVagcrg ol the ■' His- Henry W hall on, esq. Ltntghborough- 

IWT^e.'teitsMcnlirer' aud 1 wiU Poor addvck^Vytttfli ant, eaq-^'^'T' 

3.n.iiffid by Google 

3.n.iiffid by Google 

1809.] Architectural Innovation, No. CXXXVII. 69f 

Abcbittcivral iKKOviTioN. not only ih most admirable orna- 

No. CXXXVII. , meiit», but the mort iDagnificent I 

(Remark>,Sfc.contitiuedfrom p. 630.) hai-e anywhere «een." p. IfiO. Theit 

CHAPTER iV. Th« Cathedral it maj be affirmed posHivelj Ihat our 
of ."4otrc Dame at Paris. "Size . joun^ An.ateur never hououred York, 

uf the windunra, ^nd thp number of Liiiculn, &c. nilh l)i» pieuncc, whera 

tlie marble columni, which he (speak- the' niarig'uld windows' (sorry T am to: 

ing of FurtuDntu9, a poet of Franee) repeat such an untcchnical term) are 

fixeiat Ibirty, are .the chief objects of ridmesn itself; reUini^ Uieirpaintcrd' 

his ad mi rati oil. From this it should ^iass, and pnng dates more than a- 

appear to-ha<ve been a ironside rable century prior to the French, milri* 

itrnclure." p. 116. What, a building golds. ■■ ' 

decorate^ with tl^irty columus, a coi:- I shall go into a descripUon of th« 

siderablC;Structtirc.> However, it is West Frouts of Notre Dame aiuf 

possible 15 ci^iiiDins on each side tiie Lichfield Catiiedrals,; the former 

Ceutre Ajte^ from Wojt to East, is taken from a print of the ITth ceft- 

neaot in thjis instance t but if the tory, and the lattej-. from a drawag- 

coutrar}, - and SO eoluiiMis are to lately made by J. Ca/ter. - •■ 

stand for the whole series in every Notre Dame. — Wcst'Ffoiit. ThrtiS 

part of' llie Church, what must we doornaysi each cuntaining in ttleir 

say ill adffliralion vf (he innuiiierable architraves a variety, of smril Ha- 

column*, in our Cathedrals? Salit- tuej.and, in.lhe centre of each open-' 

bury in particular, where, a certain iHg, a staUie," attached to a duster 

AuthorsiDgs, : . ol columns. Thcse.doorways are dt> 

" AsioaDyifajiBs inoue year there'be,' vided one from the other hy b'ut- 

So maiij win^s in UiisClinrdx we see; ' tresses of three-storiesi shewing nidies. 

As majfty.marffle pillars jhero .ippear . and statues'of Very-moderate appear- 

AsthacareA.™«.,U«qugliout Uiefl^ng, ance. Over, the doorways rufts.a' 

■ •yp^y". : ... ■ line of niches and ^tatU^B. (twenty in- 

'"^c in{erior'(dale 1320) is di-. qumber), c^tled tlie Gallery oflUiig*.' 

vidcdr into Jiue AJIcs, ^jr four rau^. In the centre of the clevatitm', and' 

"of cetumns; a 'species, of. gnindeur. immediately succeeding the Gallery, 

whicK never crostiedtlie Ghabnd."-p.' is one of the "adtnirable" "mari-' 

1 19.. Jgnunanceof ipexpericm:e'. The gold" windows, ^s above, fai' eacli' 

Galilee, or" i:h!ipel, at Ihc West end divirion, right and" leli lof the deJ 

of !p.u.rham. Cathedral,' ii4 divided into. vatioD,. are .accompaiiying windows' ' 

y!v<^. Aiie« b]t four ranges of^'i:(!jumTiK,- with pointed heads) but of little m-- 

date, aVed 1154, seTciity-six jeifs.. terest. -Thesucceediiig,orthirdstory . 

prUtf-fo, the display. gf ".^raiHleiir,''.> contains a succestion of open com- . 

arN'otre DaMc. — *'Thc i'.'eit Kront: partments,. with a coinpartniente3 

[>^treDamc} (.[l-:te 13S0>it must be' parapet, taking a. level hoTi%imtdi line- 

remembered, is a strikid^ uroor.ttat:' if- n,' finish to'-thO' upright. Two 

the trench, at llie eitdot Uie twelfth > Towers may J)e said to carry on, iii. 

ctVtury, liiLd added a richness to thdr. an indirect 'wa.y, the desi<|;n, but. of' 

Gvthic, whictt-we, if it n:as not ini" a vel-y bumble, cast i , raised in one 

ficrted, .were nt least half a century' sto(y, with plain double windows, 

ater ip priiducuig.i', j}. 120. . Another, buttresses at th^ angles, of the like 

ECoss n>isRepre»eQtation ; as Lichfield', wmplcwork, add a compartmenled 

Cathedral,- in' Jts. Front, fraiii. which.' parapet: '. 
the West Front of. Ijotrc Dame a p- LiehSdd Cathedral.— West Front. 

ers, in.miny rcsnccts, but {inhilm-> Three doorways,' with small'statue* 

copy, gives a'aate iUVJi. eighty \fi the architraves; ihe centre door- 

jears antecedent to the |aller. .- wa.y'recedeH intoajarge apd superb: 

. As for itifjormatitvn about plan, up-., porch, nilh stjtues in niches, attaeheil 

rights, and decorations ^of .N.otre, to closteri of colnmns.' . At the' an- 

Dame, .not any hint is given, if ne. gles of the: front rise octangular but- 

QScepl the. concluding lines in this, tresses,' which are coutioued upward* 

Chapter. ■■ It is impMs'ible, by mere, vith great majesty. ' Here the range 

'deacrip^ioD, to convey, an- adeqnatc of the first stocy is made out «* anfl 

idea of the three, marigold windows the ^bole.face of the work-iA wrought 

of this Cathedral, whidi itill retain with pedestals, niehett, and statues- 

their painted glass, and which aie, (inauydettHjed), and surrounded by 
Gbhi. Mag. 4iigiift, I69S. ..' ■ cotDpub* 


898 Architectural Innovation, No. CXXXVII. [Aug. 

thh itoiy, with (latuei of 94 kingi. have nid, engraved from a drawm^ 

Thus our RojalGaUerj-conlamg four made fur tbe bccajiioD) will lunplj 

more itatuei than is found at Notre the place «f description, and will, I 

Dame. The second rturj' in ils centre am confident, ensure the decision that 

givd the grPHt Went window, on« the exterior of the Cathedral of 

•f the gloriout fenhiresof our Ca- Kheitns is the most beautiful piece of 

thedrali; not as in tlie French mu- Gothic Architecture in the world," 

thod, where the greater portions of p- HO. This is downright Bpostac^' 

their fronts are sacrificed for -the irora that due predilection wnich an 

" raatigolds." The rest of this story, Knglishman, not fraternised with the 

with continuations ol the octangulxr horror of the times, French princi- 

buttreMes, it filled also with cum- pies, shonid feel for the Architecla- 
partraents, pedestals, and niches (stn- ' ral honour of his native land ; it ia 

tue« destruved), as in the first story, an opinion so full of blind delu- 

On tbe thirdBtorj.apediiiiental finish *ion, and dark deviation from just 

rises over the great window, filled comparison, that it would have 

up with, most beautiful tracery, and been a professional . crime in me 

a 'grand centrical niche. On each (pasting by the impiriitic propeniity 

side these centre particularn, a win- of the author's tiietulii, uf introducing 

dow and spuces still make out, with the publication at this hour) not to 

coiDpartitients, niches, &c: the main have brought forward these He- 

deaigD (sttttDcs destroyed). The oct- marks. But I hope for aich poison ' 

angular Towers c<intmue increasing ^ have an antidote- Then folfows a 

in enrichments; and with compart- fulsome string of praises, of which 

mented parapets constitute the finest the author says, " That t^ese praise* 

preparation tor those most splendid nia^ not be thoilght extravagant and 

decorations, the two spires, which unfounded, I wiM point out distinctlj^ 

are covered with delicate windows, :ts beauties, and the cause of its au- 

eompartments, and every apprnpri- pcriorHy. The diminishing or pyra- 

ate ornament | and if we were in midal farm is in itself more gracefuJj 

this description to notice the centre and it is certainly more congenial to 

Tower and Spire of the Transepts, ' thecharacterof theGothic*tyle,than 

the splendid diiiplay would then be the square front* of our Cathedrals," 

complete — a display which, from the «'*"'. I call upon my countrymen to 

combination of three such suniptu- award judgment tor this .wilful and 

ous objects, surely must surpaiq any destructive error- Is there twe of 

French eRort in Ecclesiastieai Archi- our Cathedrals, nay, common Parish 

lecture, much less in the half imita- Churches,' but what terminate, in 

live Notre Dame- their West fronts, in a "pyramidal 

Chapter V. Hheims Cathedral, and form," not alune from the necessary 

Abbey Church of iit. Nicaise. cdmmencementof tlie roof, but from 

Cathedralof Hheims. "Most beau- the general assemblage of decorations- 
tiful in France j and this pre-emiuence constituting the chal-acleristicks of k 
bas Dot onl V been fully allowed, but West front I I rtfer back to Litcli- 
even extended by the tew of our tra- field and Notre Dame. The former - 
. Tellers who are qualified to form a has a pyramidal finish, the latter ia 
judgment on the subject," p. 122. totally a " square front," without the 
Three name* of English authors are most distant hint at anything toward 
given in a note, as thus " sufficiently a vertex, or'point. — " It bas the ad- 
qualified r" a Poet, a reverend Divine, vantage, which Is possessed too by 
imd a noble Lord, amateur admirer* tome of ours, of having no mixture 
of *'Gothick|" each, in a manner, or confusion of design," p. 1ST. 
wholly devoid of Architectural prac~ Some of ours, indeed : View Stli». 
tice, either by making drawings or bury, York, Litchfield, Feterbo- 
constructnig edifices, &c. ■' Altar rough, Exet«r, Wells, &c. &c. — " He 
dedicated 1215," p. IS5. "Church (the Architect of Rheims Cathedral) 
fiiasHcd 1241," ib/d. "The Plate has surpassed an; other front in rkii- 
which accompanies this work (cofued, neu; at the nme time that he hai 
wepreiume, from the common Erench excelled them inli?htnest, he ha* jti> 
print, as DO draughtsman's name is af^ diciously placed id f bis heavy roagni- 
axedtotbceiigravins,thougbtheco- Scence behiTr, and bas gradually 

1909:^ Architectural Innovation, No. CXXXVII. S9f 

l^teaed and relieved bis ornameiitf ment that can render the arti of Sculjy- 

■• they riie to the summit," &c. p. tare and Malunry consuniniate and 

■MV. Id regard to " ricbneis," Yorlc incttioiable. Tbia purtal remsini ia 

will be found ou tomparbon richer ia excellent preiervatioD, cuntuning 

the braidredUi degree i and u to ex- itatues of twent; rojial penonage*, 

cdling in "li^htne«," buw can that nithaimanytupportin^angelt, of the 

,be matDtained, when in the same »en- I^oit exqniaite work, ftir^ statuel of 

tence we find so much of " heavy holy chaiactera, and the lilie nutaber 

magaificence'' conjoined. Here is a of unaUoneiimakiB^in the wboienot 

Iiroblena which only our author's lets that one huDdreaaDd thirty sculp- 

riends can loWe. — "One of the chief tural tributes to the memories of 

and distinct excellencies of this &;ade, long - departed heroes, saints, and 

and that which readers it superior to mnrtyrs.— " We have not a single in- 

all thoseof this country, istheadmira- stancb worthy of our Churches) and' 

i>le m^nilicence of the portal, and ill in this respect the airangement of 

just proportiontotherest of thcbuild- the Pi'ench Churches, with their a 
tag," ibid. Thial deny; what then be- 
comes of the grand entrances or port-, 
als of York, Salisbury, Wiachesler,&c. 
each boasting a riTaf " magnificence," 

Ele portals and marigold ninduvi;s, 
ave exteruitly adecidcd advantage," 

though Dot of that disproportionate 

ireading out in width 

I at Bbeinis, which i 
held forth as an " excelSeuce." 
me that the din 

I must once more eiclaint, 
Oh 1. the fatality of French preposses- 
.. — I 1 „,i — ti "marigolds" 

And are these ' 

ment atorv should exceed the wiioh 
expanse Of an elevation by " its just 

iDsepts, Aec.) to be held as supe- 
rior to our justly-designi'd and ap- 
propriately-applied oblong sud point* 
ed windows? our Western front ar-i 
i^croentSiOur pride of nat'oiiBl art.- 

prpportiou to the rest ot the build- to be derided, to be held out as thingt, 
■"- <" This is a position as abiurd as cheap and of no interest i Forbid it^ 
' "" ' ' "■"'-- - --■ propriety of opinion; forbid it, trua 

taste ! 1 presume, in this place, I need 
but direct my Readers to the West 
Front of Pelerborou^h f alhedral ^ 
where the th ree grand entrances, reced- 
ing into one wonderful porch, extend 
in height to the very roofj the gc* 
iieral design of which is upon that 
majestic scale of "arrangement," , 
that, if all other of oUr Churches 
failed in this instaace, it would alone 

if u unproiessional..— *' The great 

trance of a Cathedral shourd always 
be worthy of the structure to which 
A leads; yet this circumstance seems 
aever to have influenced the Englifib 
Architects, who have expended their 
lihief (»re in the construction of a niag- 
nificrat West window, beneath which 
jorariably a mean and dioproportion- 
ate4oorpresenlsitseir,"i£u/. Hisno^ 

brings theseexamples: "York, Sails- , — 

bory, Lincoln, Weils,andLitchfieldCa- stand the ordeal of comparison he- 

thedrals. Westminster Abbey, King's 
Collie Chapel, &c. &c." Of the 
entrances (or as our Author has 

tbetn down to n' 

two latter fabricks 1 say noUiiii", uu,. 
of is on a paraJleT with 
nbeiras, though not of such mon- 
strous proportionsi Salisbury in oia- 
MUic po^ver falls but little short of 
Rbrinii : of statues and ornaments it 
never had any. Lincoln also is snmp- 
tiious. Welis I pass by. Litchfield: 
Have I nut above sung out its charm- 

fore this mighty Rhei 
veyingtheCathedralofRheims, there 
is, I tliink, nothing which the most 

" doors") of these scnipulolis tasle would wish altered, 

icppt the fiuish of the Towers, which 
perhaps might have assumed a more 
spiral shape," ibiii.t nud, I think, 
" might have assumed" something 
more of dimension, conformity, ana 
able C(m<tructii>n( for, as they stand, 
they are truly " mean and dispru- 

„ It would have been more salis- 

ing features' And now to hear these factory in our Author, if, instead of 

1 _i — :~> ,..,!i~i -..J k^.1,1 ... straining every opinion to shore 

up the fame of his Rheimt, he 
had given _ui some dimmer of the. 
interior of ll>e building, its deco- 
rations, &c j but nut an iota is 
brought forward ; and we might mure 
than suspect, tbat he span out his 

several glories reviled, and held 
" mean aiki disproportionate !" Purely 
this must stir » man) an Englishman, I 
meaik Gazeoathegraudpurialuf Ex- 
etnC^hedral, where area profusiou of 
archeSf culmnns, niches, statues, com- 
A ever; other embellish' 

700 Architectural Innovation, No. CXXXVII. [Aug'. 

Meitr of "nirrej" in dcToLion to the Wnt Front bIoup, without takm^ one 
peep through " the admirable macDilicciffe of the portal I" Bnt U i> now 
tiine to direct nlv count rjincii to tlie engruvin^ of aiiew of the n'eit I'ront 
*of YorkCalhedra] (Plate /. in Ihc Gr..><iLGKjiN's AUoAziNGof thii Month), 
not co}>icd, like that of Hheimi, from *i>nin ec|uirocal pubHc^itiun, bol from 
. a rc^^ular (Inning, made on the n^iot by onr common irieud John Carter, in 
the jcar Ib06, underthe pEtronageOf SirM. M. Sjkes, liart. M. P. that gnat 
encourager of Bngliih art, and eiigravcd b; Jamei Entire. 
ParaJfel'betneen the Weit FronU of York and Hhcim* Cathedrala; in order 
to evince wliich elevation di'.jilajs the hijlicr dt^rce of ricliueu, and which 
» Ihc greater portion ot the aublime and beautiful : 



; entrance*; tiio large, aul 
t of all proportion to tbe rest of 
the nork : tilled with itatuei in roKs, 
haul 'nichef, &c. llultresse* of 
1 stories onlj, haying few nichec 
and stntusi ; not an; nindows Titible 
on tbe tide diviiions open' comiwrl- 
mcnt filling those space*.. Oter the 
— ... j'_._:_.. - " inarigoW" wia- 
_ the onlj ad ■ is- 
paintedglasi. Thesurroundiagsp'accs sinn fur light, must render the Weit- 
cntirdj occupied with niches and em interior " dark and gloomj.'* 
compkrtmenti, and crowned with a The upper story, a riin<;e.ur gatlerj- 
tnost exquiv.le double " pp-amidal of nichps with slatuci {ol a very ex- 
fioiih" in tracery, perforated battle- ictlcnt turn, certainly} ; and'lhus the 

Three entrances, Jusllypropnrlio 
ed to the main elevation, filled and. 
(urrounded by nichei and statues 
Tie buttrews dividing tl.e Front 
Into three grand parts, made ou 
WV0R stories of niches, with sliU\i 
Grand window over each side dot 
and over the centre ditto tlie 
iniDOUS glory of the kingdom, t 

its niagic tracery, and refulgent dow ; which, being the c 

raentt, &c. The second tier of 
dows, in tidcdiviiiions, arc line i the 
two Tuwen, not set on, as it were, 
an ifleMhuuglit upon the elevation, 
are caniod up m a r^'gular siit?C's,io:i 
of architectural iilois, to t[,c ''sum- 
mil" of scientific [verlecliou and ox- 
CCllencr, not to be surimjscJ. 

Front is terminated, and tetniinatleJ 
in a direct " iquare" form. It i» to 
be obsened, Ibat this i) a sccood 
inilanrc. Noire Dame being the first, 
of a Frcni'h ".square" Icrminalion. 
Thus uur .Author, in fuo inslaoce*, 
falsihcs his own assertioui. A small 
pciliDient is seen above the gallery, 
which h::s no connexioi with the 
finish ol Uie Front, being merely 
the coininenccmenl of the roof, A;- 
tarhcd some li^t bcvond it. Tlic 
two Toncfs iirt not only unappro- 
priate in tlicir forms, hut arc worked 
Hppu the gallerj without any pre- 
. pi'ralory indicaticins verging from 
tlu: body of the desigit lo vrhich Ibcy 
llivi: been thus, as it were, unliincly 
stuck on, doing away the previous in- 
. tcrest suih a front must neccssurily 

! am still impellc.l, from the innny tipinions lo be combated yet remain- 
ing in the " HisturLc.ii .■■■urvcv,"' to continue mj Heniarks in the succcediug 
Aliitcellany, when they wilt ccrtn!::ly be concluded. An AacaiTtn. 

Mr. CRi!i.t, JiiNf 12. 

I WAS much pleasf.l with a letter 
signed Clericus, Inserted in jour 
Toluatilc Miscellany some months iigo. 
The subject wa», l!ic' unpleasant foel- 
inpse— '"'■-*'■-'---'' - - --" 

a the breast of a 

;er part uf tlH-rf «t,itu*8 ni 
le liraiiios. as the origin. 
iC years bask destroyed. 

entinns fkr^vman, at reading the 
whole of our admirable Fuo'-ral 5cr. 
vice over llie corpse of a tlcllbetate 
S'nicidc. I buve often cxpctienced 
painful aens.ilions on tbe same ac- 
connlj and, where the circumstancrt 
of the case were weltknown, ventured 
to make the following alterations: Iq. 
stcsdof "Forasmuch as'ithai pleased 
Almighty God of bis great cocrcj to 

1809.] Interment of Sut'ddes. — Afarriage of Minors. 701 

takeuntohiraaelfthesoulofcurdear thii alarmingly eitMidal Metropolii, 
broUier here departed," I ha^e sub- no can.- is takeu to ascertain that per- 
ttituted, " I'or!i«iiiUch as this our bro- sona "ivijig in bamu ar.; parishioaers j_ 
ther is dead." Instead Of " Wc give but Oieir declaration unexaraioed and 
thee hearty thanks for that it Earth unquestioned is accepted. The ofS- 
pIcMedlheelo deliver tliisourbrother dating Clei^jman cannot bj- any »i- 
out of the miseries of this sinful gilaiice or circumspection distingnish 
world,"—" ftfr the deliverance of ail who arc and who are uol parish louers ; 
truebeiieversfrom the miieriesof this iWd to refuse to O^arrj couplei'.who 
iioful worid." Instead of," as our hope have been out-asked, and coine to-tlie 
ii this our brother doth," — " as our . Church torthe purpose of forming aa 
CoDfidenceisatijincere Christians do." indiss ilubleconiiection.raajbeattend- 
To say that Almighty God takes to «) with very serious co- sequences, 
himself the soul of the cool a;id wilful CcrLiinl j some proof.of the actual re- 
destroyer of himself, viz. to render sidence of the parlies within the pre- 
thanks to the Divine Being for deli- cincts of the parisn when they are un- 
vering him from the miseries of this known, of their being of a^, Or ot 
itnfnl world who has, unbidden and tWe consent of parents when they ap 
uncalled, rushed into eternity, seems pear minors, should be required be 
blocking, aadby no means conform- fore they itre permitted to do an aU 
ableto the inlentio'ns of the venerable whicii is irrevocable, upon «hich their 
Compilers of our Litu^. own happiness or miserj very mu 

Juries, bn account of tbe feelings of depeiid», aid in which the bono (r < n 

iDTviving relatives, and the forfeiture interests of their fitmuies ar- e i'/ 

of property incurred if they brin^ in concerned. I shall tliaok anj u i 

a Terdict of Felo-de-se, lean much to Clerical Correspondents Ijr his <" ' 

mercy on such occasions; and a Co- ments on these important suhj ' 
roner'swarrant will not always^atisfy Yours, &c P - 

the mind of an o&iciaCtDE; Minister, — ^ — 

that the deceased was actually de- THE PROJECTOR fiO XCIa 
prived of his intellects when he put " lllecurnmim s qu estcuii i ibq 
an unnatural period to his life. talibus, sen. u« A»i i„iu^ 

Another subject of difficulty oc- T N an admirable miscel'iay if l 

curs to m^: afrjend, during his oc- JL (legions and criticisms jus* , ib 

f^aiional absence, requests me to offi- lished, under the title of Anopj/mi 

ciate in niijrrying couples' for him. ana, it is rLHi-irkel, that "for n 

Young- persons frequently present Semse is generally pste"mcd the must 

tbemselvesas-desirousufenteringinto useful kind of sfiis", ai, wht.u ne 

the marriage stale, to all appearimce hear it said of i person of parts and 

under age. Interrogate them; they !barniii^, but giddj, thoughtless ')ni! 

tell you they are two or three and dissipated, runnii" into debts jnl 

twenty - you have nothing but their difficulties, and taking no ma iiier of 

looks to oppose to the Assertion, care of his alfairi, that A« has i. I 

They are^ perhaps wholly unaccom- i.^rls of sens' but Comnon '<eiM 

paniedi consequently have neither The sa<iie Author inlorms ns, lat 

any one to act as father in giving anay "this Cotamait Sense, or a good under- 

the bride, or be a witness to the cele- standing, is a Latin phrase as well as 

bration of the nuptials. The lows' an English ones'' a 

Church olficers, theClerfc nnil Seston, which 1 qiiote with some s^ti^'f^i^r 

wbo,i£tlicy getbiitafceaiiddomition,. liuu, for, in what may be here ud- 

are wholly regardless of any other ^'a^ced in Favour of Coirinioa Sense, 

concern, tiirnw themselves into every I should be sorry tohe tln'uglit a, 

chasm, and supply all deficiencies ; friend to iuhovatiuni jn morals or 

bal, though these respertable person- langna;;c. 

■gescanatte-it that a man aud woman Obstrvations sinmtar to the above 

calling themselves by such and such have hefen frtqueiitly made bi otftcr 

name's were united in the bonds of wrifersj and'we scarcely pas- ;t oiy 

wedlock; yet they vc.-v i.ltcn arelo- without l^cariag of some ailvaiUi^cs 

tidly ignorant that they are correctly which Common Sdnsc raigfi* iicve 

described, or the persons they rcpre- procured, or sonic misch.! Ts iiliich 

sent. themselves to be.' In the over- Common Sense mi-^ht fvive avirLed. 

grown parishes in the euvtroos of But, while we pay % complimcut to 


CoAinioD S«iie, wbich aeenit to give erer, the; kave Dot bera able t* ac- 

it 3 gujierioritj over the rertof our comjilUli. 

aeasei, it hag not yet been explained It ii as eu; to suppote thnt a man 
why we call that eommon, wbidi, may possess Common Sense, and yet 
— — ._ij — J jjf parts and learn- act like a, fool, m it is to ■uppoae 
-.j» able to attain, tbat a man be rich without liberality ( 
; niay judge ffoni the only use for which riches are 
tbe many examples of those who calculated. The diSerence, indeed, 
want it, does not seem to deserve between tbe possses»ien and Ibe use 
the epithet so constantly applied to of our senses occurs so oileu, that 
it. And this will appear the more Common Sense is by no meansaso- 
extraordinurj, if the opinion be just litary instance, although, in thedailj 
which some observers of inankind intercourse of life, it may be allow* 
bare formed, namely, that few men ed to be one of the most striking;. 
have Common Sense. Whoever has attained but a mode- 
It has been thought that this ap- rate share of knowledge of tbe worldt 
Sarent inconsistency is capable of or is but a superficial observer of 
eing explained by a very trifling what passes around him, must have 
alteration in the language employed frequently remarked that there are 
OD this subject If, for cKample, we men who make very little use either 
•ay, that tew men use Common Sense, of their eyes or ears, and who, ii) 
it may still be true that the sense we many matters of great importance 
•peak of, the seosewhich distinguishes and inttiresl, are. to all intents and 
. rig;ht from wrong, and proper from purposes, both blind and deaf. But 
improper, is common, and id com- it would be wrong to assert from 
mon, that few persons are found such examples, that seeing and hear- 
wiibout it. At to the use of it, it ing are not Common Senses. The 
is rather whimsical, that those who practice in such cases is nut absolutely 
baVe made itsexiiteiice to be doubted to renounce the use '' ' 

by nut employing it in their own or to aQect to be bliud <it deaf, but 

uTairs and conduct, are, at all times, to delegate tbe use of eur eyei and 

extiemelj ready to app'j 't 'o the ears, for a certain time, to Other 

affairs aiid conduct of otlier people, persous, whom we suppose capable 

Hence, Ihe antient founders of our of diVecting ui how to employ them t 

laws very wisely determined, that and this, among one class of the cont- 

the decision of matters of right and munily, h the origin of what we 

wrong, just and unjust, .should test call Custom, and among another, the 

with twelvemen, promiscuously taken origin of what we call Fashion, the 

from the mass of raankind, and not two great codes of law by which the 

endued with more eulargemciit of little and the great are governed, 

understnnding than is supposed to be That, notwithstanding, this omnipo- 

includcd ID CoinmuD Sense. And it lence of influence, they abound in 

is observed, that when they decide absurdities is frequently acknow- 

■ceording to this sense, the world so Icdged; and these absurdities would 

generally acquiesces to their epimun, be miirc. easily, quickly, and profit* 

that there remains but one person ably discovered, if we had not aereed 

flistatislied, namely, he who has lost to suspend the use of our faculties. 
hiscBUSc; nor would he be a dissent- If there is not much nisdoiri in 

sent from their opinion, had he been this practice, in thus parting with 

in any other situation than that in natural for artilicial senses, there is 

which his obstinacy happened at that at least a degree of humility t for 

lime to place him. It must not, in- sometimes we find that a whole na- 

deed, be omitted in every discussion tiou will consent to see and hear, at 

on thi^ subject, that, however com- the pleasure of half a dozen of ita 

mon this sense may be, there are most worthless Inhabitants g and, at 

very many who either are born with, other times, an assembly of the most 

or afterwards, by some means, ciiu- sensible and well-educated ladieiwill . 

.tract an aversion to it, and who, condescend to copy a dress, not be- 

knonlng the value which others put cause it is consistent with their own 

iipun it, arc for ever endeavouring to notions of taste or beauty, but be- 

ind out a su.bstitute, wbich, bow- cause it is that in wbich a Crencli 


1809.] THE- PROJECTOR,, No. XCIX. 703 

Kmmpet hiu danced, or w IlaliaD could we bare ont-riTalled all other 
tvat roba .b%» tuag. nation*, for a long leriet »f yean. 
Of all our KQsei, bowever, the iub- in keeping up those honourable and 
ject of jthis paper. Common Scnie, is dignified establUhnienti, the gaining' 
that which U least epployed in those houaei and the race-grounds ? Ur 
tnmtactioot where tt woul^l be most what other meoii) could human ni«-' 
•erviceable; and why aguide always dura have devited moreiad>n)fnblf 
at hand, a monitor always prompt calculated to increase tile breed, aud 
to advise, should be suspended from provide for the maiutcoauce of that 
his office in this capricious manner, valuable dais of men, knowoj^y the 
i* not easily to be discoiered. Some name of Jockeys, Betters, aud itharp- 
maj think that what is common ersi or tliat more interesting class 
mutt be Tulgar, and therefore to be of females who are known by every 
disregarded; and I have heard of a name but the right oaei in all tljii, 
person of rank and wealth, wbo, the suspension of the higher facultj 
while he undervalued Common Sense, . becomes necessary ; because, the mere 
allowed that it was Very necessary want of- Common Sense will not pre- 
"lor peoplewho had their bread to pare the mind for the requisite de- 
get." But, in accounting for the dis-, gree of stultification, nor leave that 
use of Common Sense, we shall per- perfect void, which the employments ' 
haps be more successful if we advert alluded to are calculated to bll. Some 
to a /act of sone importance, the have even supposed that conscience, 
long contest which has subsisted be- at well as reason, has been dispensM 
tween the senses and the passioei. with in such instances; but perhaps 
Even Tanity, to speak of nu other it may be doubted whether the par- 
of the great lenders and generals em- ties have been langiit much of the 
ploved on the side of the eneray,. use or existence «i any such. sense.. 
will oflea baffle the strongest efforts It is certainly not the interest of 
of the understanding. Nor need we those who are about them to say 
wonder that Common Sense should much onthesubject; knd it is equallj 
be so often set aside, when we con- certain, that when cousoiencB doe* ' 
sider how very apt it is to interfere appear, it is at a very late period, 
with a certain train of conduct and when its operations are more tevcrei; 
behaviour that is thought very be- felt than wisely understood. 
coming, and with certain domestic The inconveniences which arise 
and personal arrangements, which, 
being &shionable, luust not be in- 
termpted by any consideratii 

propriety or consistency, or by any these are not one and ti 

of the feelings which compose sell- expressed by differimt names i ann 

ap[Hx>batioii. ,dml if Common Sense iaaced, if we except a few instance* 

presnnes to intrude on such occa- of inferior iinpurloiice, in which n _ 

sums, and perhaps threatens tu de- . ners only are concerned, perhaps this 

grade us into the rank of " people will be found to be nearly the trutb- 

wbom nobodv knows," there are But the character of a man who has. 

many who will no doubt reckon such exerj sense but Common Sense ii not 

iatruwon and such alarm a very suf- conliQed to the Instance given by the 

ficient reason for dispensing with its Author of the book I have quoted, 

serricef, and preferring what others ~ viz. that of a person of parts aud 

do, (o what themselves think right, learniug, but giddy, thoughtless, and 

Nor ought the adTOcates for Com- dissipated ; foraperson thus ijescribed - 
mon Sense to be loud in their resent- may be suspected of wanting mora - 
ment of this neglect, as if it wer« senses than one. The chaiacter may. 
confined to their client only. The perhaps be applied with more pro- 
operations of reason herself are often priety to a man of parts and leam- 
snspended, when they happento clash ning, who is so deKtitule of know- 
witn objects of more imperious nc- ledge of the world, and of decent 
cessity ; such, foreiample.asacourse manners, as to be perpetually givt)ig 
of lire sanctioned by hizh authority, offence by such blunders in speech. 
What else could have impaired the caprices of temper, aad anomalies 
fortones of yo'uug men born to great in behaviour, as the brightest part*-, 
stBiNBcet •! by what other mews will not be always thought sufficient 

104 The Projector; — Manning's " J'itsfory of Surrey." [Aug. 

lu excuse. ' To this clais also-belon^, ter from a gentleman, respecting a . 

the «eil-niea.nmg part of Ibe world,' parlinilaf poini, on nhich tlie Editor 

wbose meaning must :il«n)'S, be (akea liad not beoo able to obrriin exact . 

m* kn'apulugv for tlteir acling, wtio infoniMtion. Uaviag niltiheld hia 

never <!<> ihui well upon whkti they name, the Editor knows not how to 

■eem muat intent, who art perpeto- return the tharUis which nrc m> jastl; 

ally iDlerfcring in matters that no- due, except through the channel o'f 

wise coucera (htm, anil pr^ducin^ your I'nblicatiuii, thujgh he mnch 

au ini^xtricsble contusion lit r'lachiet, wis:rc< to to di^. If tlie name had 

with the Tery best inteutiong; and been given, the writer mi|;ht have 

who, atie; passing many years in fo- had some troublafrom a cnrrespood- 

mentiug disputes, with a view to end cute, hut the Editor wuuld have been 

them, and io suggesting im)iosbihili- much gratilied and benefited by it. 

■ ties, -under the name of improve- In answer, the Editor begs leave 

mentn, have nothing left t» console to slate, that he had looked into' 

Ihem fur hours of anxiety anil .d is- the several Acts mentioned, except 

"appointment, censure, and chagrin, (hat he dues not find any of the ITltt 
but a comfortable quantity of tho<e Hen. VII. t and he anprehcnds t))at 
best of all possible inter.tioni, for the one of the 19th does not relate 
which their friends are neier thank- to the party in question. He had 
ful enough to make any allowance. endeavoDrrd, though without sncceis. 
In otiier resptcls, it will not per- to fii;d the enroliueots referred U 4 
haps be found ibat Common bcase but the roferunces now given are so 
diners very mueb from Iteason or partitulnr, that he hopes he may 
Conscience; and, in the ordinary hu- succeed belter in another attempt, 
siness uf lite, they follow each other which be will make, 
so closeW, that it will require a niee The Editor lakes this opportunity 
eye to mark their liouiidaries, iir dis- of expressing his sense of the ohliga- 
tmguishtheirprerogalives, Aworthy tion he is under, tor information re- 
predecessor, air Kicliard bteele,' has ceived from several other genltemcu, 
remarked, that " what we cuil Coni- to whom he is personally a stranger, 
n Sense, snffers under that word; AniOiigst llieni be must particularly 

-' — '- — TCthan name your Correspondent, Mr. Uam- 

n to all per. If all who b.ive o)j|joTtunitie« 

men 1 nut someiimes si^'iiiues right would follow his liberal e^iamplc, it 

reason, and what all men should con- woiild ^^reitly facilitate topogiaphi- 

tent to. In this latter acceptation cal researches. 

»f the phrase, it is no great wonder The 1 ditiir has the satisfaction to 

people err »o much gainst it, since inform ilie Subscribers, that the whole 

It is not every one who is p liseised of ot the Second Volume it now printed, 

it, and there are fewer who, against except the Trofacc, some Addition* 

common rules aod fashions, dare ub^y and Corrections of no great length, 

its dictates." and the Index, wiiith are now in the - 

, But, whatever name we choose to Printer's hands 1 he ha), therefore, no 
employ, if we apply the test either doubt of the volume being ready for 
of Common Sense, reason, or con- delivery in October next. 
■cience« we shall be i£li1c to settle So much is done towards a Tbiiti 
many questions, both in manners' and and concluding volume, titat the Sub- 
in morals, with considerable facility, scribcrs are Tcqucslcd to say nhelher 
Tbich are now contested. Therogue they mean to lake it on the tame 
snd the fool, for example, wlio have terms as the former Two ; which it 
been thought very I'islant from each is necessary to know, in order to as- 
Other, will be brought into very dose certain the number of copies to be 
contact) and the only r<^ret will printed. Aline to Mr. White in Fleet 
be, that a criterion so infallible should Street wiH be esteemed a favour, 
be so mnch neglected, and that the **?* An Oio Sussckibem sks, "Wlw 
tense which is so common should be wflsihatgciitlemanoftheiiameof Charles 
to seldom employed. ."^''^"' "^^ «■"= '" ™.n«neinent {fro» 

He. Urban, AaguH 23. 

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Mr. Ukbah, Augtut I. up with whtts stOOe ud frdh mot* 

AS a companion to the Plate in p. Ur, the tracei of them &re ai conipU 

IT of your present vblunie, I cuow now as the da; it happened, 
tend Tou t#b'other Cfaurchwin^be "Theri s^inthii pui«h foarteeo 

ItleafThanet C/Vnte //.J; which the Qther Till), be«idea the above-ment 

nme tcxrce Volums of Mr. Coien* tJQtied, ^ix. Reading, Korettall, Car 

cnabfeimc to illuitrate. tais Court, Old Eston ^ton;, Soirell 

" St. Petkb's ii an eieeediog pret- Street, Eumfield, BrorttptoD,tIptQwn, 

Ij villaec litaated two miles South- Oumpton, WeJt"«mi. Poor Hole, 

East of Margate; it stands od a Kudtfles, and Sacket'i Hill, 
pleasiDg ' eminence, surrounded with "Monktom isaTerj^ntient place, 

trees, a desirable, but not % conmiun beiu^ the freijuent, residenoe of the 

coavenienee tB ^lis bleak Island; its monks of Chrut Church, -Caolerbur;.' 

tlcisity to Marble apd Ramsgale "The CliUM 

(front which it i| alto two miles dis- M&ry . Magdale 

tanl), together with th* thorough- sistedof two j 

fare to Broadstairs, a hamlet in this but t:he North 

porid), one mile distant, make it ^ .-[- sinqe taken ijoi 

tremety pleasant; it beiug the coqf which are now 

stant retuTt of p^rtiei f;xim each of perceptibfe on 

theaboTff plaeei^deriug the sei'lon, isa'square Toi 

W well at the leAifiKa of sercral wJiigh ,ha«. in il 

genteel fuuilies. ' staircase of w 

. "Tb&CDun^Rituated at the North bells, one of i 

sideaf the Tillage, isahandM>mestrnc- ha; a large' piece out^f it. Herearp 

tiite'"aftbe Gidhic kind, consisting of hut few ' nu>nu;neDtal insc^igUua^. 

three Aile^, and a beautiful Chance), jiian^ of the grave-sluuei having lost 

^nottis cieled in coippaTtnients, the their bra;tesrorar,e wornsmotrthi .Thf - 

qaniingof which iscurichcd with c^-v. ti'mc'pf building the Chord) here, af 

alwork,ajisthect>fniee on eachside, ^t most other places of- antiquitj', 

and it is painted in a decent manner, remains bid ; but we £nd that Arcbbi- 

B caajcarel; meet with a shop Richard, the successor to Bccket, 

Church that ix kept in such excellent appcopriatcd it \a the aliiioarj of 

order i it is elegantly pewcd with Christ diijrch in 1J71 1." 

wainscot, and has a ver^ handsome The£pitaph$inhpththpseChurchei 

desk andpuliut of tflejS^ipe fnaterials, are correcuV giv^p «t lar^ in Mr, , 

In the Middle Aite aiviwv h^ndsomje Cozens's " Tour tlirongh the Isle of ' 

brass cliandetier^ which were pur^ T^anet." Yunrs, &c. - M. Gresn, 

chased b; subscription (. there is also . — -^ — • 

a pretty gallery «t the Westend, well ' " - - 
contrived for the courenience of the 

inhabitants. At the West end of Ihe '■ ^HE predominant 'idea ip tbif psr 
Church is a bandsonie Tower, built- X etijcal ditcouric, ai^d tl^e rcsuk 

of flint, with stone quoing and buL- of those 'j'f&'^Ftions,. which fforBai^ 

tTMics i within it is a mttsieal. pent of pursues in it rpspecting the i'n^dnsis- 

six belts; and what is very rcuiarkablCj tencj of. maakinjl in fnattcrj tbat-arie 

tliereis a very large fissure " from the oi tile last importar 

ttfptb'the4>ottore)0flheTi>weroiithp ,in gome degree, tt 

ust.' affd »?imilar one on the West 'generality of. his Si 

Mde,' wb'^ch wAe occsisioned, as we ifiA of stjnie of hi 

are creditably informed, by a ?evei^ is the spirit of hi 

jhpck pf an earthquake, qq 4pnl ^, fiinctvm fa/fens of 

ISSOt Itwas'open more th4n an isch captions and icnl.., , ,..^ ., 

at the foundation, and to' two, or 'basis of his own' life, what alpne re- 
three at the top. It is wonderful, niained unifonuty true and iramuUbte 
tha^ when it wai so rent, it did not in his breast,, under u) cir^Dmslances 
faHffOr the irbole Toner, bj,i|fcaQS and in all situation*, araiiist the fluc- 
vf ft, eridentty inclilips to the North- tiutign of human afeirf> (he do.nbts 

wafd; and, a», tt^ cracks are fi)I<^ ' ■ ■■ .. . j i . ■■■■ . 

r-^ ,^-r^ — . .I • ■ ' * See the Plate. 

■ • Particularly shewn ujth* Plate, f Lewis's Ttoet 

Givt. Mao. Avewt, MM, ^ ■ ff 

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706 . IllMtratioru of Horace, Jhok I. Salire I. . [Au^< 

Oi Ae oBderiUadiBs, kod theincoD- other. Peopleof inferiorBotefwd by 

•Uucy^af fortune. It i* the golden tha^ meaM maale imnieine farttmCE. 

Lftuf losTB ivjl tivcs s^riCKTeB, thouMndiofotherawerediiBulateilbj - 

Mhkh be Bddre««u to hit dear Arii- their example lo attempt it likewiae ; 

tius'i it ia the frietwll; exhurtalion nobody wuuld lag tehmd, all ttroie 

to the fatHKvt BuUatius, who wai in to get the itart of the rett, and .conac 

hope* of healing the diwaiei of hit in, if ponible, among the fureinoal. 

iDlud by change of air aad trnvelt This rage, vlth wbicfa the lupertor 

T., ,..m™,,™ V,u, m ta.„» ''""I "" "Klf"?'""?', fn^ 

horam f annum - *?'*•" aoiOBg the loieriorf and thus 

Gtati lume maim; nen dulcia diffw in tneianlient noble uallonal character 

Ut, ouocunquelo«ifiieri>,Ti»i»ieUbenter <» the Romam was-jiroieBtly loit in 

Ti>rir.»4. tDit iDsatiablc cufiidily, which Ho- 
race ia all hi« nribag* oue while at- 
tacluwith the angry seal of snAr- 

*:n.t. >ri,"< ' k- i,_ ..^1. :. .1—.. cbilochu*, at another ridioilM iaihe 

fi'T^rJ !^ > tjrtWh.^ „,?, banteriogatjle of theAttie Comedy, 

m our power, .t i.eitherhere,or no ^^ ^^"^ ^.^^ ^.^^.^ eanie.ln«i; 

Taa^rf o"ThU TrXaSrl^f 'the ""^ .^--'J <"«P'»J' « 1' i^* f»»J 

whole practical t.-.eory of life, of *''^J"=?"''=^''.^".«- .... 

which it i. the princjnle.that he could „ t''",'.'"^' ": '« " he leem. to 

not expatiate, either in moral, or in ^'^^ ^" PrmcTal dcgn «. the pre- 

«tlre, without taking his departure ^l\^'*^T * t'^«i^° ^T^Vl 

from it, or recurring to it. ^ 11"''^ '"*^" ^'t A'*'*^ '^a.^ 

If we e:ipect, tSerefore. In thU ^ej-fea-xiwhattheyha-ve.andtbere- 

moral di.coor»e, to be entertained '■"« t^o*: are 50 rarely fuund. who, 

^ith novel truth., we .hall be di..p- "■"" ""tiT "^ ^f'L^K^'^ " 

pointed. It rela e. only to «ch a, <:<""^ >"«i they must teave the chee- 

Cannot be oftrn enough repeated, I""'"' •^''"<'- 

aiid which we should offer to man- DedarethcirsiaiionhcrehashappjhMn; 

kind always and incesMntly again ^""l """'['c fea"! of hfe is o'ar, retreat, 

and again under another form aad in f-''^ '*^=''nS' '*'' ^ ""^ B"'"' >"> »«>'- 

B difierent vehicle,' a> the only meo- >s not so much the problem which he ' 

lal physic that cau really do them intends Iti solve, as the line aloig. 

good, and even mitigate their self- which his thoughts on that subject 

created sufferings; nay, unless they run. Fur a peculiar artificial plan 

prevent it Ihemselvei, radically cure and a dialectic accuracy in Che coiiso- 

them. In this vehicle consists the art ciatioti of the arguments throughout, 

of the philosophic Foet) and iu that we must not now look for. The 

art of discourse we ihdt find Horace mareh of his ideas here, as in nearly 

in all his SermoDCs so much the greater all his compositions, resembles a 

master, as he shens so much skill and walk for pleasure, where we itmuse 

ing-eomty in concealing it under the ourselves D? striking into little cir- 

semblance of unstudied, extempo'ra- cr.-itous paths, in which we' stop at 

neons thoughts. every object that excites our atlen- 

The almost universal epidt^mv of tion, and at last are either arrived 

the Bomans i'n his time was the same at the point ne pro|)osed, or are 

witlrthat nhidi we at prevent fie to come back to where ne set out. 
have infected the principal countries ThaE, however, a stricter cohe- 

of Europe, an immoderate pursuit of rence is to be found in these Ijatires 

riches. Rome was then mistress of than some expositors have perceived, 

the world t and what Bengal is now will be evinced by the following brief 

to us Britons, that was Europe, Asia, analysis. 

and Africa to Ihe Romans. Their "Most men," says Horace, "are 
monstrous Hepiibiick was divided be- discontented with their situation and 
tween two. chief governors, CssarOc- fortune, and esteem others happier, 
tavianus and MarcusAntonius. Every ^ith whom, if it were put to their 
'inan attached himself to One or the choice, they would not eicluinfe. 
: ■ — Firft inconnstencj ! but neithertnc 

* Tplst. Hi. i, 10. only one Hor the greatest which w« 

f Ei>iit. lii.i, 11. conunit in the pnnuit of h^ipi- 

JW9.] lOustrationa «/ Hotiee, Sooil. Salire I. 707 

■atm. fhn it a greater itilli All bnrt, but rather flod its accoimt b 
tb*t pcoplAvho are m> keen in tbe it, Mscenai, notnilhalandiDg his 
(^■toe of a happioeu-that u Goiutantly TaTuiir with Augaitni, liTcd, tv tbe 

■jtsg before UKtn, roidie a (tale of di^ of his death, in a private itation, 

iwow and enjsjmeot tbeir objeett mtiified with the hereilitarv hunouni 

■alfpropme at lome future day to be 'of a Homan kDig;bti and, no one 

delighted with life: but at ftif CTentj, made a more magnificent lue of hi« 

Mj thej, Ire mutt tak« care to bave great ricbet than Mscenat. A Sa- 

hread : or ibould we natfei the ant to tire on tbe diKonteDtedneM of man- 

-•arpau u* in prudence) Under that kind wilh what they are, and on co- 

prelence they indefaligablj add ttore vetonmeu, would, therefore, if &d- 

to store, and at length liod ao tnudi dreiied to him, be indirect corameD- 

plearare in accmnuRting, that they d-itiou. If we chuse to call thit 9at- 

-lentirely forest the example of the ter^, we mutt at least tonfew, that 

aat, and £e «nd for which they it ■■ the moit decent and harmleu 

p«*olvtN] to collect, and, for fear of wa; of flatterinj;, and thnt it is highly 

dininifbing their heap, scarcely al- haaourable to the uaderitandin^ of 

(ow tbentwlveg a' belly-lull to eat. our Puel, without being itny duho- 

Now come Vonitr, Envy, a|td Jea- nuur to bis heart. 

Inuiy, and obtrude theiiiselvea into Cunceraing the p^irticolar time 

the game : we detennine imt to have when this piece was written, nothiag 

len than anotberi and envy every can be definitively ascertained. Be- 

pne that hi* more. Wf can, there- cause it stands lirst in ttie book, it by 

■foTC, never ceaie from ainasilng, we nu means follows that it wai ttie 

fMOunce th« various comforts of life, lirst easay of our Author in this qie- 

we are a prey to the moat cruel pas- cies of compoaitioD. Perhaps it may 

sionsi ever reatlcaa and uneasy our- be intended only as a dediciitiob, and 

■elves, we inspire uomirlh into athera, then is rather the last in point of 

forfeit the attachment of those about succession. At leaat ns appropriato 

lu, and the esteem pf thcwprld; and at occasion Is discoverable in it. 

la^ deparl, sometimes even by the LotiVpcemdeIaa$arevale«tFailiim.1 

wrong doer, out of life, -without be- Who thia Fabius properly was (pru- 

ing able tu aaj to ourselves, ' 1 have bably, notwithstanding hit noble ap- 

tived'." — Such is the tf>>u of thought pellalive, a man of little note) it 

that runs tbfaugh the piece, allows may suffice to know, thnt he was ■ 

ing for a few diicreasiona, cmung great talker. The anonymous old 

ivhich the most conaiderable ii th^ Kholiast, who so often quotes his own 

dialt^ue with the Miaer, whom the (lost) book concerning the proper 

Poet strive! to convince of his fully ndmes (hat appear in Horace, will 

ill (he .Eaopian manner [ a digreision have it, that it denotes a certain Fa- 

which lies BO dose by the wiiy<aide, bius of Narboniie, an adherent of 

■ud stands go liule in the light uf his Fouipeiua, who wrote several tracts 

main object, that it scarcely Iperitt concerning the Stoic sect, aud was in 

that appellation. habits of intercourse with oar Poet. 

The prevailing tone in th'ts dis- Whoever chooses may believe Iiim, 

coDne is rather serious . than comic, say wc with Torrcntius ; but the snp- 

and perfectly Hsembling that in the position of the latter, that it was 

Epistles to ScDVB, Lultiua, &c. the Fabius Maximus of whotn Quin- 

Traces, however, all along appear of tiljau, lib. iv. cap. 3, quotes a Jocu- 

that pleasant humour for which our lar expreisiuo renpecting Augustus, 

Ftiet is'so distinguished, and that ur-r is still far more improbable. This 

banity wfaicli is in some sort his. pecu- Fabius Maximus was, without all 

liar grace. - We should here, p;f- duubl, a depeudaot and friend of 

haps, not omit to notice the prudence Auguslui i . and tbe joke, that the 

with which he selects the subject for presents which Augustus was wont lo 

n Satire that is to be dedicated to make shouM be i^led, not congla- 

not only not incur the risk of being fectly innocent, that Augustus h 

vhich verc mode on paiticular occasions b; the Emperors U> Ihc 
listed partly Ji 

* Ibt pteaents which verc mode on paiticular occa 
Roman people, or to tbe army, were called tnngiaria, from cangiui 
Uinine the eigWlh part of an amphora. These angiani 

fM lUustntJanso/Hotate, SookLScctirel. ' [Au^. 

'fdf mi|^tb>Teh«uil it witliouttalc- and tbit h« Muld not h»T« 4Wa4 
ing umDrWi Now -whf ihould lucb more oeatly uid jiutly, than 1>t tbe 
« man at Horacei for the take of in- (imile, tti piterit tlim tUml cniUula 
gratiatin^^ hiroielf witb Au^uitus, blandi doctarei. Tbe procedure «S 
publicly iiuult one of the principal pedagoeues nith their little Kbo- 

. iLomaoi, and a friend of tbe Empe- far* in the Horn-bool, and Uie ^»o- 
Tort on account of lo idle a jett i — nian or Socratic Moraliitt with tbetr 
Beiidei, if it mutl be thi) Fabiui, he liearen or reader* it tb* .nne, bo- 
ought to bare uied the term Acaciori cauie the. aTcriion of the latter from 
niii laquacior % Hora<:e, bowerert bai hanh .and corTecting trntbi is ju«C 
CTidently lome bnbbier Id fiew, not ag great as that of tlie former from 
an unseaionablej^ler. I havednelt the odioui Hom-book. They niuit) 
on tbis triBe purely to ihew in tbii therefore, in like manner, namriyt 
one Jottancet now even learned cora- by a tort of l^mptiDS nreetiaeat*, 
meDlatun Boraetinie* deal with poor be cbeatedi tbe former into truth, 

^^Horacct and what tilly things they the latter into the alphabet The 
lay tu 4iii charge, merely in compii> moral noet and the ped^c^ne both 
ftnco with the invelerate prejudice, to conceal their real design : the iitUe 
luake him by main force a bate flat- children think it ii only an affair of 
terer of Augustus. gingerbread, the great children take 

Ul qai JoeulaTia.'] Probably by it all for sport and. merriment i to 
jacularitt Horace allude* to those them neither i* it anything else : but, 
kinds of farces, which were then unleu the poet himself Targets his ob- 
called exadii, and of which the in- ject, he obtain* it, quaii uiiud agenda^ 
tETmezu of tbe Italians, nith their a* welt as the [tcdogogue. Tbehearer 
Various buffoons or masks, are un- admits laughingly bii truth*, i* itn- - 

Juestiunably the ralics. A* these perceptibly excited to reflection, and 
trees bad formerly been styled (aljrriE corrects bimsclf — if, bowercr, there 
Mdastheyfiirnishcdboth tneoccasion is still anything in him that want* 
and tbe title to the Satire.1 of J.uciliui, correction. This is the cireum pnr- 
it it easy to perceive why they are cordis tudtre. (to play about the res' 
herementiooedby Horace: namely, in der'i heart) which Periiut in such a 
tbe very fir*tofni* poetical Sermouei happy expression make* tbe main 
or diiCDUrseii (which on account of feature in the character of our Poet, 
come limilarity with the Lucilian Sa- Cfupo.] Batteux, 1 Uiink.iiri^btin 
tires he began to publish under the translating this word as equi*aient to 
latter title) to obviate the opinion, as retail trader, denier in smalt warett 
though nothing was to be looked for tbougbit in usually here made to Hgni. 
in them but pleaaantr^ and persiflage, fyavintner, ajiderena lawyer. That 
Hi* education and his residence at it has the first signification, is evident 
Atheui had given him such a de- fromitsderivativecaupanari.whichin 
Cided taste for the Socratic method a passage quoted by Cicero (de Offic. 
of reasoning, which so beautifully lib. i. cap. 12) from a tragedy of En. 
blended humanity and urbanity toge- niiis, incontrovertibly means to trade, 
ther, that wc iee it predominate in to carry on traffic, not trading in war, 
alt his Sermones, the !iatirei, and the mm cauponenlei bellum, led hetti^e- 
. Epistles. As the various elegant sub- rmitet. Pe'rfidus hie caupo, the cun- 
tlelies and turns of thought proper to ning shopkeeper, the tradciraan air. 
that method were ca^iy, and m a man- Qua:, tiniul inversum, &c.] Thp 
ner natural to him i so he reserved Poet here break* in upon the Miter, 
to himself tbe right of laughingly whom he introduces speaking, tnd- 
■peaking the trufh — ridendt dicere denly, without beginning a new pe- 
verum quit vttat ? — He determined, riod, in order to turn tbe example of 
however, the use of it by the end t the ant, with which the avaricioni 

' psrtiao oF com, ntest, oiJ, Stt. partly In bard rash. Besides, it was usual 1* tern 
the pnjftent; vhich the graat men of Roiae sometiincs bestowed upon Iheir friends as 
tbfij were called, or rathar clients anit di^pendanta, caagiaria. Augustus, who in his 
danations to the people was extremely liberal, used, on the otliei hand, to put off his 
frisndi with trifling presents. Therefore, said Fabius jestingly, we ought, instead of 
mjigiaria, to call them heminark. Far hemiaa (likewise a Komaa measure) was only tbe 
twelhh part Of the co;^ii«. 

ia09.] JUustTOiwns of: Horace, Book I. Satire I. 70> 

are m> fain to palliate ^eir pa«iiw nmcli difflcultr loverbg UiukH', kbA' 

for •craping attd snuuHOf together, itooping tu fiu hii little pitcher, tbe 

againtt thaoMelTei, and einplojiog it dreDcheil ground gaxe way, and be 

to their confuiioD : irhicb Francii fdl doirn. Had be not had t&e good ' 

ha* rtrj wdl imitated. — There ii fortane, as ^^e wai dipping, to cstcb 

•caretlj ady need of reniindtni; the hold of lome ozier* jurt by, "^- 

' that Horace here ipeuki of current vc^uld hare carried him ai 

)he ant, agreeably to tbe vulgar pre- 

i'udice, aid that m hii timeeTen the 
earned did not linow that the ants 
make no provbion for tbe winter, 
but pau the whole of that leaion in 
an uninterrupted ttate of torpor and 

.- lawaj 

without redemption. Howcvei, he 
clambered oat with much trouble and 
a great deal of water in hit sboM, and 
brought with bttp at teait his pitcher 
full: but, OBputtinsit tohinmoDth, 
the nater nan lo thick and muddy 
that he could not drink it. Th« 

jfeqjutsUam MjniUitintiitdii.^Th'u Miacr may eitract tbe moral at hif 

panage affords a very elegant exam- leisure ! 

pte, of what I meant tu say above by . Somewhat in this manner wouM 
clothing moral lesions in the Mso- the fable run, to which Horace here, 
{Han manner, which is peculiar to our as if it had been previously corn- 
Author, and what prtncipaily makes posed) seems to allude. Tbe whole 
btm a Poet'in bisTeriifieo discourses, difterence lies here, that he immedi- 

ately combines the use and applic 
tion which he makes of it to the Har- 
pagon with whom he i* coDver»og; 
anil by only marking out the story in 
light itrokes, it more unfolds, the 
lateut allegory, and makes every mi- 
nute circumstance available in be. 
half of his moral object, — namely,' 
of illustrating the old enperi menial' . 
maxim I that the Miser, who i 

Nothing can at oncu be 
oui) Bod jret apparently more artless, 
than thia mslance, whereby he makes 
the' truth that " the penurious rich 
Dan has in Ikct no more than the 
poor man" evident to tbe meanest 
capacity t there is, however, more 
art in the manner of his treating it, 
than at first sight we should imagme ; 

in short, it is the embryo of a very — , 

beautiful jE sop ian fable; in which der to scrape together a vast store, o£ 
nothing but the epic compoMtion, or which he uses but little, brings upon 
the narratiQa is wanting, to make it himself a multiplicity ofncediesscare*' 
recognieed by every ane as such, and troubles, and at last h:is no pure 
That this is the fact, ocular demon- enjoyment of the few sati:<factions 

itration will shew. Here is the fable. 
The Two Boys who wanted to fetch 
' Two boys, who one hot summer's 
day bad healed themselves with run- 
ni«« ' ' ' *■ 

their hov 

ps from it; atid for that two- 
lom reason is both a fool and' a poor 
devil. Baxter's conjecture, that Ho- 
race might here h»vc in view some 
Apulian or Calabrian peasant, who, 
while tlie Poet was yet a buy, hod 
been thus drowned in tbe Au^dus^ 
is a lame conceit. The AuHdiw, 
which Horace several times mention* 
in his poems, traverses indeed the 
district where he was born i it stand* 
here, however, for any other river j , 
and even uipposiug that au Apuliatf 
or Calabrian had tunibled into that 
river with a piece of the rotten bank, 
and was drowned, how does that 
throw any more light upon the pas- 

hundred pace^ farther fiowed a ra|iid 

river. One of the bo^s ran to the- 

little fount, and held his jug beneath. 

Fie, said the bigger, ineermg, draw 

from such a miserable streamlet ? I 

am going yonder to the river t there 

it is a pleasnre to fill one's pitcher 

where there is sucfa a plenty of water! 

Tbe younger boy had no luind to 

cofnbat the silly speech of his bro- ,„,- -. ,.. . , , 

then he filled hisj«g from the iitUe Whether this is s|.oken of 

rill with a water as clear as crystal, ""'j "J ^ dramatical per- 

and quenched bis thirst with the pure E'^^ ."' 

cool draught. Tbe other ran to tbe ^"""^ 

riven the bank waj sloping, and, """ .,-....„■ ■ . 

from the frequent overflowVs of «f f'^ scholiast, that allusion is he 

the itream in rainy seascms, pretty "wde to Timon the misanthrope 

twanp^ » he was, therefore, with 

Quidam niemeralur j4theni3, &c.] 

play of Menandei 

ascertained, 'ihe remark 

710 Jlhistratians ef Horace, Book I. SiOirel. [Aug, 

^> iiiti[iid Bf icarcelj to ^nerre men- linOi Tmisltu a l*M» ritlwuAgi w 

tioob^- Torrenliu* conceiTes, tfatt t(a capiat jhttufna, in so ' droll « 

U may, ^rbapi, relate to the angiu- muner, tbst tbe Mb . 

Cneui Lentului, nf whom we are the Poet ii dialp^atsine, t 

toM bv Seneca (de BeneGc. lib. ii. nrilr bard oat k lauching, in order 

cap %l'.) liiat he bad been tbe richeit that be maT aftanranfi beUile to aiV 

mnD of bit time i " for he once mt blm, Wbat doit thou laugh at F -:.• 

(theK are Seneca'i worda) four bua- At the old (cboliarti, to be tan 1 -^ 

dred mill)oni of leitercet (three mil- But tbe proper ^nmrer to the ahoTo 

lioDi of poundi iterliag) hici J u; queitioa ii efailj ^veA, if we rccol- 

law, in the literal »ente, ai be had lect that paMge m Ciearo't Oration 

notbing more than ^he sight of thetn." tnbehalf of Cmeqtiui*, where he de- 

If Torrentiu* had bad an. eje to two claret in open court the legends abant 

or three historical CI rcnmitaacei, and theinfemalpuniihmentaof thewipked 

compared them together) be would toba idle tales i and thcM Tenet of 

have perceived, that Horace could Juvenal, Satr ii- U9. 

dot have meant that prfac«pi eivUa- e„o aiiqyid Mmit tl aiHtrranea r<gn*. 

tU. He needed only have continued Etpenttm tl Stggie ranai in gmiit nigra!, 

• reading a couple of line* farther in y«e putri crtdml, niu ■ja «oitdw» im 
Seneca ; and fie would have found, laenalur. 

that th'n same Lentulus owed to the 
■ ftvour of Aogurtus all bit wealth, 
*'tO whom be brought nothing ex- 
e«pt a poverty labouribe under tbe 
burden of a noble birtn, fauperta, 
tna tub ontre nabilitatii laboranlem." 

Iq Horace'i time none any longer ttd 
liev'ed in tbe Homerican hdit, in tbe 
puniafameDtiof Tantalui, oflxiogitrf 
tiie DanaJdi, &e, they langhed at 
tbotethiDgtaitenieleuficEiona, with 

tSr , 1 . ■ J L -, which no reatonablo perwn could 

When Lentnlnt joined the party of be cowned. At the gWily, there. 

AupiintiiiL hfi wnt jtt.i I B. Tnlrntr man - r _ -.l i - , **^ ^ ■ 

Auguttut, he wai ttill a young map 

at muit imtnediately apnear, because 

be lived some time i^inaer the rei^ii 
' of Tiberius, who adopted him aa his 
, heir. Now Horace, in all probabi- 
lity, wrote tbe diicouriea contained 

in this iirrt book between the seth 

and 2Bth years of his age, seven or 

e^bt year* before the battle of.Ac- 

t>un)( in short, at a time when Len- 

tulut could iiot have made his fortune 

through Augustus, but was then only 

•—^-ing loFise. The conjecture of diu?than"whaTHi 

. with which Horace begins i 
" Taatalut, ever tbirsliug, catches at 
the water which fiovrs by his parched 
lips" — a Harpax would of course 
laugh, because, not aware of the al- 
legorical drift of (he fable, he doe* 
not expect that the Poet will turn 
upon him and tav : What dost thou 
laugh at? isnottnefable under otben 
names tuld of thee i 

UvtmiiHut guidem.'] We know no- 
thing more concerning this Ummi- 
n," .-•' .L .1. .. - 1 c diusthan what Horace relates of him, 

Torre.itius, that he is here spoken of, though bis name, as the designation 
and that Horace h ,b transported h.m „f a plebeian family, it preterved on 
.„ A^h „i, .,. ^,tUdtu»,rr,derH coins and ither monummts. 

to Athens only 

tale tlivUierum mancipium, has there- FnrUaiipii 

fore not the least foundation ; and Tvndaridc 

Ti/nilariaaruin.} ' The 

re the children of Tyu- 

Castor and.l'nilux, Helena 

andClytemnestra. Horace ludicrou^lj: 

itytes the concubine of Ummidius, 

other purpose, than 
acautionioexpoti(or9,no(to resolve 
alvrayt to discover more sense in an 

author than he himself has put into bM8GM"The"'cieft'"hit tkulTwitb"^ 
n°.%^ ,,„..,. . aw, as the famous Clvtemnestra had 

(iu,d ride, 7) It might here be before done to her husband Agamera- 
"' '" '■'*'■"- - '■ ' ravest of the Tyndaride, 

asked, what then is there 
hiui in the picture of a man con- 
demned everlaitlngly to stand up to 
the lips in water, aiid yet perpetually 
to suffer tbe most tormenting thirst J 
The old Scholiast, who wai himself 
•truck by this scruple, thought we 
tboiitd relieve ^ this passage oy the 
tone of voice in which we read it, 
eamvteniandum e«( hoe prenttncia- 
tlonet that is, we should read the 

or a second Clytemnestra. — The 
torment which tbe word Tyn/arUa- 
run. occasioned to the grammarian^, 
Bentley has happily put an end to. 

* Nisi forte inet&i ao fiialit dneianir, 
Dt adttiracnnu lllnm lyiirf inferti inpi- 
oram sBpplioia pMfnre. CSr. pre Oatel. 
tap. 61. 

1-809.] ISuslrations of Horace, Bdok I. Saiirt I 

jiBriui, migbt be a« indifferent to avarui »e prabet I in Ihe Kcond ueot- 

ur, n Ibtr honiinr or ditgntce thence ber of the period, initead of the b»- 

aanim to the unknown shade* of (;">"■■■£- The senae of Horace 1o«m 

ttose whom Horace has here ifnmor- nuthin^r by it, but i» rather placed in 

Ulized, to them. HoncTer, a? the a cieai^r light. The comtruetion it 

lubject here manifeillj relates to two more louniaaA terie i and the result 

Wd and profligate fellows i and of the whotediBCourM, in the wordi, 

(ince M^etiiis and Naivius are in that inde fit ut rarA, &c appears more 

quality names utterly unknowu to ui, elegant : in nhort, it ii UDdeuislile 

vhereai MEnini, we can affirm, from that Horace had that nteaaisg. But, 

the fifteenth Epiitle of our Poet, invitii cadieibui, it is only for a'Bent- 

to have been a notorious good - for- Icj to preiame so far. To cooclade^ 

DOlhing blockhead, who squandered it may deserve to be remarked (with 

awajall his estate, maternal and pa- Lambinus) that Horace in thit place 

temal, in follj and eitraTagaiice, and manjfotl; alludes to those line* of 

tberrfore very proper to be associated Locrelius, lib. iii. Bil, where he in- 

vitb Noncntauus, famous on the Iroduces Nature speakiogi andaayins 

nme account: 1 should read, with to mankind, 

Torrenliu, and Bentlej, M^ins. CurmMutpU^u,m,^canv!«,r.c«!„r 
Baiter's objection, that Msenius wa« „, ■,-.". ^. . 
not contemporaneous with Horace. '■'■fspfni.] This Cnspinue (whom ■ 
ii of no weight i so neither was No- ^.^ """"! '*''* *'^* ""^ '" ^osfouoil 
meotanus: both lived not iono- be- *["'""'•'' the ;jr(Efer(usyrartri> of 
fore him , but both were ttitl frMh in i?** °^"'^ ""^'^'' "'•' R"il>eror Claif- 
the memories of all, as" persons who °V"! ""^ V*^" St. Cnspm the pntron 
llad run through large estates. " shoemakers) will frequentlj come 
Bit inter funaim qaidqu^m toce- ?5™" "* '" ^^ Satires of Horace. 
n^qiie fiseia.] These must have "* was, ai for as we can gather, a 
B«ii well-known persons at that lime. 'I"""""* birth of nature, some what be- 
To us they are so no longer, and wo tweeiiabad poetaiidaphilosophaster, 
ttoDla be no more able to fonn anv """ "^'* ' "'S'' cu^il of himself for 
ttea of them from this line of Horace, Jl-.'^'-'Iitj' "' rhyming (see (he fourth 
than if he had denoted the one by the ^^'"^) ■"*«' according to tie account 
letter A and the otherby & B, had not "[ '"' *J'' 'cauliast, had writlenabook 
the old sclioliasl informed us that Ta- "'*''"' ^"^ ^'"" *''"• ^e played tlie 
nail was a castrato (and a fre«i-man of ^V' *',?, ^^"!* **' ^J""^' '^\ ^"^ ""*"? 
Mwenasl. and that Ihe anonvm/.,.. o'bers like him, and prated »o (nuch, , 

._,,., „, , .^,„u. „,„ „ ,„„. . ouslv, cdncerning 

lure. Between these two, savs Ho- y'['"''' '^i^t he was nick-named Are- 

and prulnhly so tediously, cdncerning 
,™ ».™ .«u, .u,. „„- ynue, thi^t he was nick-named Are- 
between too UttU Li too \'H"l: — ^he reason why Dr. Bent- 

1 these two, says Ho- 

"ucA, somewhat lies in the middle, '^^ '" "'" P'^^ge aller* lippi, whicfe 

Dsniely, just rieht. The line of the Relates to Crispin, Uppun,, h no 

trae, the beautiful, and good, which *?'* ^''P''^ *'>*° Baxter's bold asaex- 

ruM as it were in the mlifdle between *"*"• '''^', "■'etched Crispin, merely 

txuu and defect, is the form in because Horace calls him blear-eyed, 

«hich our Poet ii wont to include his ??* ""• 'i ""*'^ lecturers in mora- 

"hole philosophy. The several phi- '"^ ?"' "'■^'" simaient et Baeeha- 

losophicalaecuthalaroso out of the "f"" fH""'-, . ''''"L pu''teneM <\f 

Socralic school were perfectly agreed "^rupUy breaking off in this maooer 

iq thii point, ""'' * J"''^' 'hews the man of the 

Xmme at avanu, &c.] Hod I '^o'K and at the conclusion of «mo" 

Or. Beotiey'j eruditioD and autho- "' discourse to sucit a toin as Utece- 

rttj, I ibould not be Me to resist ^^ " ">lf»'l''ced so exacUy =" '*" 
ue tebifrutiou of eyen iutToducioi 


tefofrtatiou of eyen iutroducioz 

■ Higbt altenuioa in the text, 

nakk^ oB^ one period ftom the 

* It would be aViiurd, he ii 
Horace, who b 

•wuffeBMTi Ut nana iowa to fcnuty. A* if, buaw. bT hMl a 
m *jw hlo t, ai uuertmi Ite «* ».., w. Mn •Ut^y l^/ui i> u. s'lh 

712 Jfr. DonoTsn's ^mswr /« <Ae Aev. Hugh Davies. [Aug.. 

proper f liw, neither of tte two aar "^ fainwlf ot mck MtaavMfe- 

■eenu to hne iravkerf. At leaat ""^ aod. tJiMii|h Ike mednvn of the 

it ie kigbl; bi«hable, if Puter not wualur ol tba umemtk, idbrtm 

«a»OMJ tiet bj tliie ftfoke at tLe 1**VT witibl" o» Uw aftooi.— Ike ii- 

RoKO he wanted to reconmsd bin. '^ "I "LP"™ ":LJ".'T*"^ 

•elf naoUer to tbe Epiareaoa. A. "^J^tJ^ " "^ »««">- 

•oddbareaKet^tbeaoK.! or a. „,i,„,>„i^, A,. n„,„aT;,i,„ » » 

4t Horace, agreeably to bn own bp- nnderateol, thu no otbm thui • public 

nour, could not by tbo way malu: >ni«r. and that eapiesied throogh the 

'himaelf merry with CriapiDUi, .with' channel ahovc itated, will claim hia at- 

onl baaing tbe paiaailicai tiderriew of lentioD. 

thna iiifratialiog faimaelf with tbe " July 13, 1909." 

Kpicnreanaialthoiisb at tbal Une There li abundant reason to pre. 

th~conipo»datKonietbn nqjonty ,„ j,^ ^ application made by 

. of tboae who dmue™. W. T, „, ,„ ,,,1, |„„„ J,'„ Mr, P.vica u.ay 

threat Orwi airf Nrcci. ^^^^ lurprizc. it ia Daliiral to en. 

' „ „ ', . „ , , quire, what rational niolire 1 could 

YSrVi ■■ . £;"»;'».''•£• 5- iaae for b.lievioB that, aller .uch 

OU bare .ntroduced to the pc- „ „^„|j „,. n'„i„ would' cume 

nal of your He«lei, a letter ,„,„,j ^, „,, „,, ,e,u,itioB of 

of nnaiderablc Icnsth •, wr.tlco by ,^„ ,^ „j „j„ .j,,,,, ,|„|„„ 

Mr.Da»ieain™ „, cynlailiooi or that he wouH, 

J ; .1 "■ f'-.f™."' I in an, manlier, qnalif, the rirulence 

prrf. froio the my cMcnaire circu- „, hi, uKrtioni. Moreover, it nriEbt 

latrun whu* your work comioand,, „„ ctraordinary that any raelior- 

Ihi. fetter, m whii;b you will adoil „i„„ „f ,|„ ^,1,; ,honld be de«red 

ore to be deeply inlete.tod, hare „„„,„„, ,ince, in iu pccKnl form, 

heen read by thouond.. I ,hall, for „ J.f ,,„• ,„„„ ™Wrahle, admit. 

lh.i rea.on, pifec no apology for the „ u ,„ be fai.e, than if eipret»iJ. 

lUKrlmu Ola few remark, in reply, |„ *|en». of modemlion. 1 .ball, 

Your .Uenl..e reading wJl enable ,,n , ||i,.„i„, „,,„,„. that, ah 

you to anpreemle Ibe probable ley „,„„ ^ ■„ J,, ,,„ ,„, „, „„,, 

? fa ?...:" ;"?ft°°' ' "''j ment which Ihi. letter created in my 

.bouU .t be enntually dcmon.i™ied „,i„j , ,„ „„|^ ,„ „„,], n, dii 

that thCT are untije, 1 uihmit to f,„,|i„ i, wa. nerertbelea my de. 

your eandonr, wbelber you hare not tcrminatinn, not to ^ilfec the impe- 

jilB reaun to regret Ihat tbe page. ,„„,i, „f , ,„ ,„.n,.cdc the re. 

of your work .bouid be the meaoa ,„,« due t* the publUk by any 

Ibrougb which nieh obKrvalion. p'„,cipi„„ .pp„| to their con.ide- 

weje made known to tbe world ";„„J, „,,\r, ^^^ , ,i|iing|. 

Before we cuter on Ihr. reply, al- ,!,„,„ „,„ ,f^, ,|,i, javonl.^wing ,,„„ ealending .ome indulgence to 

note wai forwarded to Mr. Davic .drenary. It remaiaid in my 

«too!t..n.e|l..lel,.d»er the content, ',„ ,|i|| ,'„ dl.prpva lho«. part. 

othi.lotletwa.maJeknownt„me, Jf ^„ „cumii„n which he might 

thi., 1 w,,hlo add, wa. not 1.11 »vc- ,„,(, inclined to mpprci and the 

ral day. alter It. publication, and, contradiclion of the rc.t 1 con.idered 

aa It appear, to me important that „„|j j^^ „„„ plea.aally to him- 

eicry undue imprcMion m Ihi. re- „|f,„„ ji, own contradiction than 

.peel .bould he removed, tbe date f„„ „,„, , jij f^n„^ ,,,„ „„ 

"''l!?."'7',l'' 5^ J"k*. „ „ improper motire had overcome hi. 

ntilJ;S"ii™";,Kr.,?» "■ Prn'deiee, thai bi> memory mod 

■ M.S«zi.e for the l»< mgnth, b« been J'T pfov-^, "^"'"OUJ or th.thp 

•ren*. nd doW onaWerrf. Mr. Donovan J»? w^oIOnW prOToked a .«mtMt. 

iswtlias to tteliere, that whaterer might Before he' had "-ineBiured weapwif 

- be theimitivea of tbe writer, the letter ad- 'or i could not imagrine that a map 

verttd a iii<nt have beta committed to potseiKd of commoDoiiCKtion wouU 

-pretiinamatiient of inWniperate Mn&tli'i 'have Tetitured to proToke'a'coulrO' 

tiDd coacciv«i thii mUmBUon eaonat ^1 \eKJ, from irbich he mqit of awarp 

■ le pfOT*"»eggptot>l«t» Mr. Hvntt, who -fce would nUrc wltb ^uJlUlIud rc- 

* We ai readily inaert j||oti^r anttrrr. pOtattoH.' 

' 1809.} Mr. Doiiavan's Ansmr to the liev. H. DaTies. 713 

Sboold the teooor of thi« note be honour, deroeiiftrate the perfidy sf 
coniidered too- peremptory for the my traducer to the wot Id. It u u- 
■ttMDiDent of the object in tkw, let icrtiou, pretended factf thut aM 
it be remembered, that the oHenca ia urged agaiutl: me, and Dot matlerp uf 
great I 'rt i« one for which I believe opinion, in which all are fallible. 
mjKlf entitled to more ample atone- 'llie attack n such, a« no niAa 
ment Ihaii that demanded. The bn- living, an aged Ciergjninii excepted, 
gaage ii not that of abuse; nor du 1 sbould dare advance againit me, 
(triiilt it can bear that intL'q)retatiiin: au4 which, I apprehend, atfuidi n)« 
I UuA it wilt not 1 for, whatever may iiu other alteruatite than aa appeal 
be the Justice of my cause, or the to that ordeel, before whom Mr. 
loDe of tny Opponeul, it would be Uavies hai placed me on trial. ' 
beneath me to employ such lueaiu Sir, the coocesiioa I demanded 
of retaliation. — Thoie who deapiie fruin,.Mr. Uavieswai moderate; and 
.iaJolence will not emulate iti exEfm- it wa« ,indi«crcet jn hira to refuicl— 
pie! — 11 U by a temperate appeal to Extra'orditiary aa it may appear, Mi- 
Vat good sen^e. of the Header, that terthe perui>»lof his letter, 1 repeat, 
1 (aa hope to Justify my conduct, that Mr. Uavieiwould have best cod- 
sndtoobtainthnt Judgmentwhichcan lullfd the interest of his reputation, 
tlone be satisfactory tu my own mind, in the acceptance of- niyo&i^ of cun- 

I ihall meet the accusatioiia «f Mr. cilialion, ur at least uf explanation | 

Daries fairly, upealy, candidly, "and, the last, I can assure him, be is to 

K, far as a due senae of insulted ve- expect from me. Tliia he has reject- 

ratity will admit, in the language of ed; and 1 shail tlicrcl'iir:^ claim per^ 

furbenrancf. From the peculiar cii- uiissioivloadducemydut'i'nccthTou^h 

cmititaacef iuvulved in this difiei* tlic n^dium of the same Work m 

CDce betwoes my«eJf and Mr. Davien, which I have been treated thus unds- 

and the respectable parties impli- teFTedly. 

cited, indiipendently of ourselve*. A considerable time has elapsed 

what can be ir.ore repugnant to every tince Mr. Uavies contributed the coin- 

Kntimcnt of delicacy tlinn the Diode muuicatioiia alluded to in his letter, 

of dpi aunt ion he concciTed it, ex- and for the favour of -which lie cum- 

pedicuc tu adopt.' If the memory phuns of having receired imiu-oper 

uF Mr. Ditvics in-oved really trea- treatment t it was in. the month. «f 

cherout, and that he had condeaceiul- .August 1800, and consequently at 

ed to aSurd the sli>;htest previous this time uo less than uiue yoars ago, 

intiinatiuu of his - deaiga to addresi 1 u-aa then on- a tour, chielly along 

me on the subject m this public man- the maritime parts uf Britain, for the 

ner, it would have given me plea- purpose of cullectiog examples ufthw 

■are tu bave been the mcaus uf variuua |iraductiuna of, Nature fouml 

alerting the impending morli&catioD in our own lilandi and my attCotioB 

that must now euaue: fur, though a was in l)ii* instance directed tu the 

reference tu hit recollection might attainment of aquatic animals, of 

lalt, it is possible he might have been vrLich the Ivih tribe alone cvnktitute 

convinced of the ipiprudeuce of tiit a very important departnieot. Thii 

intealion. Had it m any maimer rendered me desirous of bccomii^ 

reached my knowledge Uiat huch au acqualutcd with Mr. Davies, whose 

atlack waa meditated, I candidl} con- name appears.iji the British Zuokigy, 
fest 1 should have advised him better, as one ul lite coadjutors of Mr. feit- 

But,, by the step he hni taken, it is lunt in that tvibe; he waaotherwiM . 
apparent to nie he seeks no mutual unknown to me. Our first iuterview 

understanding. The ultimate objects was in the Island, of Aiiglcsea « and, 

of his wishes are perhaps in his op i- as Mr. Davi^cs correctly stales, the 
nion answerM. There is, therefore, jjjlroductioa wns by letter of recom- 
no tjloicc for me. The ci re u instances m<:od.-itiuu from a -very worthy friend. 
>re hnperious: they require. me to He received me with very nigh re- 

awent m silence to his accusations, spect, and 1 believe, whatever may 

and confess myself guilty of the molt be his present motivt's, with no less 
degrading anil useless fals^ooib that sincerity. My views were clcady e^- 
can stain the character uf a man of plained to him ; the iiifocmatioa I 

HJence ; or, in defence of my own desired be well knew nas f ftef"^ 
Gext. Mac. .^ug'utf, 1S09.. wiuds.- 

in the npp.r part of ilie plate of Pen- 
nant's vorli (PI. SXXIl). I n-nnted to 
ihea the Ivck pact, ao that the breadth of 
the head uid ihoaliWn might be tetn j 
but I could not IhrmildonuathetKblt. 
and mtuM a drawing of it like on AniM, 
as I have since wen in odr of the fbreifo 
works, .and of wiiivh I took a copy, ai 
beii^ B butler reprESentation 9f the fiA 
than my 04n (pointing to the ^kcidi of 
• ,fiEb oil ■ targe scale, from Miiller^ 
Zool. Dan.). This i^ my drawing (sbew- 
mg me an enlarged igure), corrvepund- 
iug- wilti that in the upper part of PeO' 
.Danfs plate. 

"Well, then I took off ihe akin, and 
put it hetveea a sheet of mitiiig papor, 
und iocloiied it in a amall parcel with my 
drawing, and s.ent it off by the coach to 
Mr. Pennant (at Downing in Flintahiie, 
and about 3<J miles or uiore itinaot). lYie 
road by PeninaamBnr id Conway Is Tery 

7 1 + Mr. Donovan's Aits-xer to ike Rrv. H. Davies. [Au^. 

Wards Xo be made public. He pro- 
feufld hii iviltii>^.;iie«a lo anipt me 
wliiJc 1 remained »ii the spot, and re- 
rretted that hii tMistiuicit nould liut 
be DMtcrlal. It wu udIj nhJIo a, 
frieud remaintxl with hitn tiiat he 
troubled hii))sclf about uicb 'ubjecti. 
I had purposely devinted in thh 
iDilance verv far from mf inlended 
route, JB order to become ac<|iiaiated 
with Mt. Duvies, because, by a ain- 

Slur and then inexplica.ble cuiiici- 
itcc of cir«um»tances nearly all 
tile firiics described by Mr. I'enDant 
ai no'tiTei of Angletea were uuknowu 
to me,e>co|)t IroFB hi* deacriptionn { 
and I cKpcGied either to obtain Ibem, 
or to act^itire lome iotorniKtion cun- 
CcrCtn^ them, i« lhi» (ilacc. Short, 
therelure, a.* Iran our hr>t eoiivera:)- 
tion, I did not omit lo mention the 
" Trifurcatcd Hake," audwnieolhcrs 
which nay be oodced hereatlcr. A» 
far as related to (he liah iu question, 
the rejily was brief: " There is a 
niiatake about the T'rifurcnted Hake, 
which we shall talk about the next 
time we meet." 

By upjiuiiitmcut, 1 shortly after' 
wardfi spent a tew hours with Mr. 
Daiies, at his house in Aber. Du- 
ring this visit Mr. Usvles was pleased, 
' «f hii own free accord, to make cer- 
tain coininuaicatiitns to me respect- 
ing the "British Zoolog)," which I 
thcB thought important, from the 
peculi rily ot' their nature « and am 
' gtill of lliat persuasion, nutwilh- 
sUudii^ the late a!«urauces of Mr. 
Davies to ttiecoiitmry. The«e com- 
municativns n.ere related, with the 
euiiert injunction tfant I should cor- 
rect (he errors, that hnd appeared; 
and. which, but for his inforiiiatlon, 
would' have been for ever buried in 
obscurity. That part of Ihe 

vertatioa which relates to Ihe 

fti jeet shall be repeated ■ 
an extract from my trnvetlin^ note- 
hook, nritlcD by me the morning 
•fttt Ike coBversatjon passed. 

I* I lold yon at Beauutaris there was 
a nisUke aboitt the Tifiircalrd Hake, 
whicli I must nuw eiplain. When Mr.- 
PflnoMBt was. prapjriiig his " British Zo- 
ology." t nsed. as you must know, to 
cotresponil with h.m, and send him spe- 

ibat was pii'lied up aktoutthe bay. 1 then 
ItVf^l at Beaumaris. A fish, which at 
that tittle secmad strange to me, was found 
nen that place, t direcllj made a dra«- 

.,iBb, . 
jotting of the coach, the skin got damageti i 
the Bna were much hurt, and tiie ventrals 
so much bruised and spirt, that, instead 
of find, they B{q>eared lo Mr. Pennant to 
be Ihe rudiments of three distinct nya. 
This made bim Ihink it nuit tieanon- 
desciipd and not being latiafied witb my 
figure, hegevetheskinto his dnuglitsman 
to make anothi'r. Tliis be did. to his own 
fancy, ^m llie mutilated skiii, and that 
is the one shpnn in the loner part of Uie 
plate (XXXII). I never lieard any thiug 
more about this till 1 saw it in the book, 
where it is called "the T.^furtided Hakii" 
and, what vexed me most was, given od 
my authority as a new discovery. My 
figure, you see, does not shew the ventral 
lins; so Ittat Mr. Pennant couM not telL 
fhat these tins wete in the perfeot fish i 
but hetlunild have oonsulted me: and, 
what was worse still, I liaund ent, oa 
locking over the trouk. that it must be 
his tlii'ked beard {.Tiaca aarin-l. At 
first t thuusht it the I.en Foitied Beard, 
or Hake ; but Authors make the Lest and 
. Lesser the same ; so in eitlier case 
it is Biennial phych ; and, by Lhis means, 
the same fish appears in the KriM.-h Zo- 
ology under two names, if nut (hrec. 

" { remonitrBted i^ith ^Mr. Pennant when 
1 saw bun, and begged be would corrtiet 
tbe mistake; which, at lirst, he prombeil 
te do. But he n^er kept his word. We 
were ou good terms, and I did not wish 
to say much about it. He told me, oa 
further ccHisideratiuu, it nould only, in- 
jure lii& book; and, as it had oner ap- 
peared, it had bi-tter remain so. For 
this reason it never has been noticed. 
Mr. Griffiths, the Artist, and Mr. Pennant 
baiag tioth dead, it can only bs correcteit 
novby mytU orlbniagb me. I have 
b««« aakrd a good mawy ^cstiiM* abeut 

1809.], jl/r. .Donovan's Jnsuier to the Hev. H. Davies. 

Ufk iud other thinga in tbu work. So tocootrmlict me if I .tpcBkcrrolifDUB- 
iminkitbieh time tbey shoulil be cor- lyi for llic parlie* alluded to will lerj 
rccted. I do not like my name to be willitigly latiffy hi| ninU in thk re- 
filled in qnettJon about lucb mistakes, oiecl, it requested. 
Qmeim, if you look, makes some query when Mr. Dafiei eave thit in- 
.bout il.-,-n*te are oUec men- furm.tioB to me (for he pasititelf 
Uo«d m the memoraBdMm. and draw- jjj ^^ , ^^^^^^ ^^ ^^J- ,;„ ^^^ 

':Z:S^'^^t:Lu7XrJZZt B«thew«„otthe„<t,.re t^al. 

»piaiiied. that Kuentific men ma, not Mw edition of the Br.twh Zoology 

be deoclvcd. It it with this tJcw I lend *" ''Itely t« appear. Upon leam- 

you the whole of them u> look over and mp thi*, if I HiitUke not, be repented 

copy ; and I iiave only to deiice lAat tliey ot having made thoK diicluiures, and 

nuy be made known, no matter how, which, in the opinion of his friends 

jrou milt aake ihrm fititk in any nanntr vet, I can Bwure him, eiteetued an 

jwB iMni proficr. 1 am now grown old, Imauurable proof of bit Teracltr and 

and do not care about such things ; and i^^e ofcicience, whatever maj lie the 

Meed I never attend lo ihem, unless a y^^, j,c eatertaiu to.the coulrarj. 

^4 oa Is on me for a day or so, and g^j |j^,g^ circumsUncei have ope- 
^ \^ »l «i8hbon« my madnes. .s ^^ wonderful ebuige itt hi* mind. 

Home on acajQ." - . .■ ^ ^ c .i 

° I cannut olherwite accouDt for the 

tJpon the concluiiun of thcM ob cuolueii, not to u; animoiit j, he ha* 

teryatiuns he gave the ootea and evinced towards me for forae yean, 

sketches into my bands; Ihcy re- and the ambiguous eipressiunt that 

maiocd in my poasesilon a few dnyi', have escaped him, and rcaiAed my 

and ^ere then returned to him. knowledge ( but to which I could 

It appears astoniibing to me, that never before' reply, because no com- 
the substance of this commuDicatitm plaint was alledged in a siWcilic form 
should have been current for' the against ine. No cameras assigned, 
last nine years, wHhout the least con- and he did at least acquiesce in k- 
tradietion from a party so deeply in- lence to the truth of thoKobserva- 
lereated a* Mr. Davit-s, if h'J con- tions which I advaueed in his uninr, 
eeived it untrue. Yet so it has bap- Mr. Davies waa certainly morti£eJ 
fiened. I shall not, from tbiscireum- with himself for having made those' 
stance, insist that Mr. Davies must disclosures. I was, indeed, so fully 
have known my remarks heforei impressed with this persuasion, that 
but, if the limils of my paper would sorae farther observation) of a simi- 
permil, I think the details would af- lar nature, und which I esteenled ma- 
lord, even to the conviction of Mr. terial, have, for tltis very restun, 
DaVics, the strongest possible eri- never been prudnccd. 
dencc that he might Jiav.e knuwn U, My olMSrvatiuns on this " Trifur- 
and the strongest presumptive evi- catea Hake" havt; been in circula- . 
denee that he did know it. The tion from the month of October 
"Ule" haj been repeated on sevs- ISOO, till the SOlh of June IbOd; 
ral occuiiions duriug the iDterreaing when Mr. Davies comes forward, and 
period, and more tlian once in prijit publishea, in vindication of hiinsetf 
by me; for the last five years it and Mr. Pennant, a palpable contra- 
has appeared in two of my publica. diction! — VVilhiiiit the most remote 
[ions. And, su far from assuming previous intimation of such an iii- 
the veil of df^uise which a fahrica- t. nt, nut even a whisper to that el> 
tion wonlil' require, whenever I have feet, for Uie first time ib prevent* it- 
mentioned it, cither in public or pri- self, by mere aciident, in the pages 
vate, the remark has been invariably of a public journal, that I slaiid eon- 
accompanied with an (i|)en declarj- vicleil as a " liar 1" — And shall 1 sa^ 
tion, that my knowledge of the tact furwhat? Because loDce thought this . 
wa* exclusively derived from Mr. very accuser worthy of cietiil, and 
Davies. That this ackmrwiedgement presumed to repeat his words! 
has been made by rae for years past. But let us proceed: — had "}oue 
is a truth that can he testifiea by descriptive l^icurMons fallen iulo mj 
ctantctere of high respectability, to' hands sooner, you had without doim 
whom the circumstances were re- been told sooner of it " — >»onfr HI 
latedt aud this is a ^oinl in Which — this assuredly required some expfaf 
Mr.. Davie* will have U in bii power tutioo i and uuder the present eircum- 
I • stances, 

71 6 Mr. lionovan's Answer to the Rev. H. Davies. t Ang 

~ ilaacei, did 'OpporluDJty permit^ I asencji and I deiire to know wliidi 
ihould desire still farther elucidation, of the familiarg it can be! Ii thb . 
because un that depends whether Mr. orlhndoi? To a miia of ordiparj 
Davies actunlly gave an immediate cum|)rebeQsion it would appear abso- 
ansner, or paused to consider the lutelj nontense; and, were it my ob- 
yropriet; of io. doing.-^Tbere seems jecl to demonstrale the Bev. Mr. ])a- 
a want of candour in the (Cutset, for ties capable of uttering aaj absurdit; 
he evidently wishes to persuade hit however " rank," I would close with 
readers that he has only recratly seen tbi^ singular requisition for me to de- 
that work, t|iDUgh be cautiously gb- iXire,' which' uf the devili I am "pus- 
stains, from asserting this. But we teued'' with I 

admit thia interpretation. — " You But for wliat reason does Mr. Da< 

(Mr. Dciuovan) a);ain introduced it vies altogether evade the mention of 

into jiiur advertisement before your that very passage wherein the cir- 

History of British Fishes." I did lo : cumsUnccs which gave hinh to thit 

but when did Mr. Davies discover' Trifurcated Hake arc related? Ha 

thisi — Also lately ? writes coiiiously, argues at gre^ 

The principal accusatioiM against length ; but he says aoy thiiie ratltn 

ine are founded on- the parngraph. in than meet this, part of my explaDalMii 

tile ** Oescrijjtive ExcursioBS." Mr. fairly. Mr. Daviei may, indeed, pro- 

Davles commences hif analysis with ceed as he thinks best. 1 abi^l con- 

. ^suitable remark :" Ishalllay before fine myself to plain matters of fact, 

the pnblick an accurate statement of and wil^ this view reftr to the pat- 

what you have advanced." — And " to (age omitted by Mr. Davies : this will 

thit end I iball quote exck passage be found inserted in the margiB*. 
fiiUy." Sir, I pronounce this an in- Let us now consider this allegation 

«uU tothe commiiD understanding of fully, i^t. Davies enquire*, "what 

every reader i for, in the very breath demon could put it into my bead to 

wheiein he reproaches me ^itb want utter such an assertion as my having 

of candour, he commits himself, aod, assured yuU anything of the kind ! — 

instead of fjuoting those passages That i, who had described and made 

fully, he omits one which is of all a drawing of a subject in Natural 

others the most eiplenatory against Jlistory, which drawms anddescrip- 

himself. He selects and comments on tion had been published with my 

certain sentences, and those he per- name, and had Tain so many years 

verts to >iis own purpose) and when bcfurcthepublick, should t«ll youtbat 

at 'length he arrives at the decisive no such animal existed, is too gross 

explanation alluded to, the most es- an insult to common sense to be sup- 

sentialinhim toCotitroveft, hedarts posed possible. Can any man, pot- 

nflT in a tangent; talks of "blazing sesscd of reason, iJnngine that anch 
effrontery,'' of " reason," and " pro- figures could be taki n from the inU' 

babilitics f and then, veering to ano- tiTat^d skin of the forked Hake, or 
ther point, seriously requires me to any other fish!". This appears alto-.' 

explain " fVhat behoh could havfe gether extremely plautibie; but. Sir, 
put it into my head to say he could Ide'clareitspreiiiiscstci be erroneous; 
utter so rank an absurdity?" That for it confounds and blends together 
is, Mr. Donovan, you have bcen-ia- what t have said with what I have 
stigated to this by some infernal not taidt and the best answer to this 

• " It sliOHlU be farther added' ttintlhr tni<h fixate of tWntsb (BleimiatfihiicU J had 
been' tngravca for ttie work betbue Mr. Dnvies recGivcd the mutilated skin abovc-mm- 
troneil. By mischance the vt'Dtral tins in the latter specimen were accidentalljr split 
asunder, anil otherwise injuieJ, in tbe carria^ tjetueen Bcaamatis and tbe residence 
of Mr. PL'iiiiantat DuVDiDg, who, upon inspecting it, conceived he discovered t|ie rr. 
mains of t(u«e dialinct rays in tbe ventral fmi, and was induced, in coDGcqaence, to 
represent it as a noo-dcscript. ' The mistakB was not detected by tbis author till after 
tliii work was published ; and A it nas never afu^rwarJs'a vowed, tbe TciCurCBted Hake 
is erroneously albned to retain a place in the Britistt Zoology to tbis day.i Gmelbi, it 
is evident, entertains a suspicion of this inaccuracy, from the foUoiriDG passage : " An 
Trifurcated Hacks, qneoi Pennant, British' ^ckology, ad. 23, p. 166. n. 84 descripsit, 
fcc delineatuni dedit, propntt sint species equidem aceidetc nsllem." Dr. Turtoo,' 
however, and Qr. Sliaw, depending; an the veracity of Mr. Punnant, have both de- 
■etib«d the Trifurcated Hake." Toar, p. 106. 

1809.] Mr. Ponovan's Anmer to t^ Bev. H. Davies: 7 1 7 

irill be found in the Tcry pHSMge» Diight enquire " fV\at d«ho» put 

fiom which Mt. DavieK to unhaod- those memaranditmi and drejeingt hilo 

tomely traiucribei his accusation -. the m^ handf, wkich authariKed me to ul- 

rauter irill tlieo at once perceive that . tcr atiji thing of the ki»d t" Butlcon* 

he has tK^ligenli;, if not wilfully, sider that a haA cause which ctia be 

miarep resented me. Can these obser- defcoded oiilj witij personalities ; and 

tatioDs in any respect bear the inter- sliiill be content to realize the alli»> 

C relation he imposes on them J Cer- sioii, that I was duly authorized by " 
linlj not. Where jjaye I said that such testicnoniab to asi.Tt what I 
Mr. Dnvies describes a fi»h mliich lias have advanced, without presuming 
no exislencef What uiiworftj per- to think my communicant had any 
teniun of truth is this ! My state- " dealing iu the bJacU art." Jn point 
fneol was, as he himself informed nic, of reasoning, I hope to reeel the 
(liat he had sent the skin and drawing chaises in a few words. At the con- . 
of the forked Hake, not knowing elusion of his lofty strain of declama- 
*hat it was, to Mr. Pennant : that tion, 1 would merely ask hiro what 
another figure waa taken, from the ej>uld possibly induce him to believe 
ikin; bnt the latter, having sustained his eloquence alone would l»e guffi- 
daraage in the conveyance, tliis se- cient to influence the decision of tlie 
tond drawwg was as imperfect as Jlio reader in his favour— that thej would 
other was ineipreSsive i aid that decidedly credit his assertions in pre- 
sbove all it did exhibit characters ference lo rainef Did he conceive by 
which the fish does not possess : these this means alone tu prove tliat I had 
are the very characters assumed by openly, and i[i the face of ttie whohj 
Mr Pennant for the distiortion of world, asserted a circumstance so es- 
Ibis tuppoaed 'pedes ; and therefore traordiuarv without foundation; Such 
there is no such fish as the rr//Brca(erf » sUly falsehood! Simple, Indeed, 
Heke in eixisUnce ! I dul say this, under every consideration i fur the 
Mid 1 repeat il, upon the authorili/ of fact has been inTariably, aud without 
Mr. Davies. > t''^ '''"^ equi vocation, submitted at 
Hy it^ement has been so long Ue- aii times on the testimony of^ Mr. 
fareUiepublick, that it il impossible Davies. Here was at once a refer- 
i can pervert its true meaning. At ence to livipj authority,— to' a man 
least, 1 believe il « expressed in of responsibility,— and, as I imagined, 
terms sufficiently plain to be under- of veracity i-and who could at any 
stood, and.that so distinctly that it is moment contront the assertion if un- 
Mither in my power to prevaricate, ti^c. What reasonable' man could 
HorforMr. Davies, with all his viru- then suppose such a tale to be a fa- 
ience, t« impose the specious espla- brlcatioii on my part ? What end 
nation be assigns. So far from any could il answer? What motive could 
biwne to Mr. Davies, if is precisely I have in view f Could il |>e of the 
the reverse. If I had said that he least possible consequence to me whe- 
nisled Mr. Pennant by any wilful thersuch ;i firfi did or ^id not esirt; 
means, or that he was willing to could I obtain any credit from the 
Muutenance his errors, he might ac- disclosure while that was attributed 
cnie me of tpeaking unfairly ; but, in candour to Mr. Davies only i Can 
on the contrary, the inference of nly it be believed that I would be so ID- 
Wmarks bear ample testimony to his diflerent to public opinion, after de- 
fliiplcasure of thtf circumstance i and voting the labours ol my life to the 
that, thouffh he'had been long silent benefit of Science, as to hazard such 
frommotivesof respect to Mr. Pen- afalsehoodi and if, instead of false- 
naot, he was nevertheless determined hood, it be true, from whom but 
finely to correct il. Such were most Mr. Davies alone could this inforraa- 
usuredly his sentiment" "hen these tion be derived ? The Author and . 
communications were madet and, if the Artist are in the crave. .Mr. Da- 
te afterwards conceived he had acted vies conwives himself strongly forti- 
imprudenlly in making those discio- fied in his own reputation : l shall tell 
Mrei, that is no fault of mine. him fairly that in my owo opinion I 
In reply to his observations, so far have rather more to lose than hira- 
Mthejtendlocontradictwhatlreally selft and this he may deoommato 
have advanced, were I indmed to " blaiing elfrontery," or whatever 
(«st Mr. Davies in his own style, I else be thinks more convenient. 

V Wc Bit under the nteteUyrf prnlptmiag the tmcliuien qftlUa litltr. 

7 1 S TJa Coming ef the Messiah in Si. Peter explained. ' [Aug, 

Hr. Uft>4)>, TunttaU, Jufg S. tie, th« Apoitle lajt h^ wrote to 

In ray tut letter I presented year Urangent aeatteTtif throughout Pon- 

readere vith what ■rpean to Die tut, Galatia., Arta, and. Bglkinid, 

the most ■atiabJctorr ana decish'eevi- that ii, to a fen individuals, cent, 

dance, that wheo t'he Apoatle PeLer pared to the errat hody of the Geu- 

■aid, .iVf have notfeUoieed cwnninf/ji tiles who hadalread; embrared Chris- 

devised /ablet trAen tee made knvivti tiauilj. This general remark of the 

to you the pmter and coming of our Apotlle appears to rae to throw con- 

LoTiJesui ChrM, he meant A>V com- slaerablelightnpon several expreuioas 

^g at the Meaiiah, msomerolTowing passage! ; particular' 

. 1 am now to enquire whether this Ij where he ^peaks-ot a talvation as 

was the meaaing of the language ready to be revealed,\u Ihe H\i \exie, 

• which this same Apostle say* the scof- ef the revelation of Jetut Cbn'il, in 

fers would make use of, saying; /#'Ae,re tlie lih verse, and of the grace, or 

if the promiie of hii coming; for ttvour lehicb was about to be broitglit 

find the Fathers fell as!eep, all to them at the ' revelation of J^sut 

thing* eunlinae at ihet/ mere from the Chritt, in the 13th vcrNei all wbicl]'< 

beginning of the creation i expressions will receive still farther 

It roust, 1 think, be a very slrong by referriiig lo what 5t," 

prefumptiuD, indepeadeht of a criti- 'Luke has sakl,^ Ch. xvli. S8. 30. 

cal enquirj into the meaning of (liis At the days of Lot were — even thut 

question, that in an Epistle so clutely thull it be tmhenlhe Son of Man U re- 

connecfcd with the his ory of the Beeled. This declaration, it mast 

controversy concernin|; the coming of carefullj[ be noted, was occasioned by 

Ihe Meti^, as contained in the Gos- au enquiry of the Pharisees — vihen 

pels, the scoffers must have referred the kingdom of God, or of (fie Mes- 

to that coming ; fur when this Epis- siah, should came? It' shall come, 

tie was written, Jerusalem, conl'css- says the Evangelist, as in the d/aya of 

ediy, was not destroyed, and cunse- Lei aad as in the days of f/aah, ruen- 

quently it could not, with any pro- tionrd v. S6, and then shall the true' 

priely, be said to have been termi- nature ai,d extent of the Messiah's 

Dated, Christ himself having very Kingdom be revealed, 
particularly connected his coming, as Of this talvation, thus ready ta be 

' the Messiah, with that awfol, cala- revealed, and of the revelation of 

strophe. J I Ihe days of t/aahtrere, Jesus Christ, mentioned in the RiU 

to shall Ae coming «f the Son of Man and Tth verses, Ihe Apostle, in the 

be. It was, therefore, extremely na- 10th and two following verses, says, 

tural for persons who had been long ">e Prophets have enquired unit' 

expecting the Messiah as a temporal searched dlUgtnlly, mho proptesied 

prince to rescue them from Uie yuke "f l^* Grace thai thoutd come uilv 

of the. Romans, as was the case with you ; tearchiag, ci; Tita, to vhom, or 

the great body of the Jews, to say, lo lehal time, the sfiirit of Christ which 

lipun his apparent delay, Where it nmt tn them did tign'fy, or ^o\nt , out, 

the promise of his cemingr &c. Ac tp*en it testified befoithand the tuf- 

curdiogly, it is stated as a fact, by fcringsofChiial, and the glories, the 

their own historian, Josephus, thEtt glorious events which should follow 

in his days it was no uncommon thin^ fttra rmnK, . after these things. It 

to hew his hardened countrymen ri- cannot require any proof that this 

dicule the oracles of their antieiit lan^uagcof thejVposlle Petcrrclatcs, 

Pr<iphels upon this subject. Sec e\c7usivoly, to the cell of the Gen- Bell. Jud. Lib. IV. Ch. VI. tites. Aod that the coming of Christ, 

Uut it is Dot necessary to lay any in the Second Epistle, Chap. i. IS, 

great stress upon these presumptive where he asserts that he and his fel- 

Biguraents, however strong they may low Apostles had not fiillowed cun- 

a|)pear{fosthere JK, if i misUkenot, ningly-devned fables m making it 

in the two Epistles eif St. Peter, when knowni relates. to the coming of the 

con feared with each other, very am-' Messiah, I take it for granted, has 

pie evidence to satisfy a candid en- been fully proved in iny last tetter, 

qnirer, that the Korfers, mentioned Now, these fiicts bdng carefully do-, 

by biin, actually did allude to the tieed, the reader is reoncsted to at- 

eMnius of Ike Mettiah, when they tend to what the Ajiustle says in hif 

put UiH questim. la bit first £pt»- Second Bpistle, CDap. iit. t. Tkit 

^•a, second 


1809.] 'Tht Comingoflkt Messiah in St. Peter exphitiei. 1X9 

tecottd Epi'tlt, belavpd, 

t^ttoy&u, u qi; Inbotk tahick I atir up ' appeared" I 
your pure minds b^ aiag of rentetU' morUf and -w the Auoitle, k p«rfeM 
bratice — that jie, mag bf JuiaOful t(f cunfiiriujij. to tti« laaguagv of th* 
tht wor4» tpokfiJi before by lie halj/ Old TntrnncDl, appear* to have eon* 
,Pi-oiiheU, \tz, conce/Din^ lli'e call ef lidered it ( at tiie Mme lime connect' 
the Gentilei, and coiiceniiHg Ibecom- iii<; nitli it, a nevi heuven bk4 a ne» 
tng of Chritl, which St. I'nter iiad earlh, uhereai JtE»(f«lA'rf^UEo«MeM 
said was a prophecy tahich came not — wherein ri^hteounieM shoDid btt 
bif the ttiill of man, but hnlj/ men 0/ the distiOjCuiihiDg feature ol the Bew 
fiod spake at tkejf mere maved by the dispt^iatiun. In calling Ibif diipea* 
//.' 'y Ghott. These appear lu ii:e lo latiuii a uew heavtn and a ^eic earth, 
he the thing) tpeken before by the it should be observed, the Apoitle n 
Holy Prophetn, , of wliicli SI. Petej' lanctioiied by the bugunge sod the 
desires those 1« whom he wrote to be very word^olpruphecj, in predictiag , 
raiuilful^aud fur thii particular renioii, thecomingnf the Metttah; for Ihefio; 
because he foresaw there would arise |ihct liaiah snjs of the Jewii »■ a nk< ' 
e them scotters who would ridi- tion, Ye thall leave year name Jar « 
e prophecy coDcerniug Ai«CDf»- curif to my ehoten ; for the l.orddoi 
ing, V. S. Kaowivg this first that thai! if.iy tkee, and taH hit mrtanli b^ 
there shall cifue, in the last Jeyi, anotbeb vivi^i for iekoU I areata 
scofferi, walking after their oifcn lualt, anew heaven and a nele earth, and 
and Haying,. fVhere it the promise vf the former thall not be remembered, 
kit coming, Ifc? nor come into mind. Nor do 1 enter-' 

If the Apostle Peter alluded to what tain a tingle doubt, from the whole 
lie had before said, with a view lo teDoiir and design of the two Epis lei 
recall it to remembrance, it appears to of St. Peter, that w Leu he it:iy g, the i-tU 
me to be extremel}' natural to «up|ius« qf all thing* i' ot hand, he meant th4 
that it was to these important pro- tad af the Jewish dinpenialiiin ; for'if 
phecies, which it was the uiiiiii object that enpFcssion he atiplied to the end 
which he. had in view in writing his of Ike tiorld, \a the strict lense of , 
Epistles. Should, however, the^ub- that expression, itwu nut titie. All 
sequent language of the Apostle be Air. Gibbon observed of thi* kind of 
tliought to lie too strong to be ap- kujrua^e, the revolution of Kventeea 
plied to the destruction,of the Jewish centuries baa proved it to. be fahe ! 
poUly, I must beg leave to observe Tn me, iu fnci, it appears, with an 
that Dr. Light foot, was not of that evidence borderio^. upon dcmon^ra- 
opiiiion. Oo tlie cuntrarj', he has tion, that tke talvetiim ready 10 be 
produced a great variety ol verj^ per- revealed, and the revelation of Je^a 
tineot instances of this sort of Ian- Christ, menliuned in the Epistle of 
guage, from the history of the Old St. Peter, is of tliesitrae import nUh 
Testamcat, of as ap|)lication to ca- the vevi heaven and the new earlh, 
lamities which were merely temporal. And it is not a lit tto-reMark able, in 
See his ^rmoD upon Sd Peter,, iil. contirmation of my uptaion, that St. 
3. And it is not, perhaps, unworthy .Peterspeaks of (firs saf<ii((»n airfdi^ 
ut notice, that Dr, Maltby, who is lo be revealed in the lail time t whicb ' 
himselfao mean judge of matters of agrees most exaiily with his language 
this nature, says that Lightfout and concerning the ic^tfen, that theg 
!«choettgenius throw' more light gpoit should come tn td% l&st tinCs. 
the language and allusions uf the sa- Xor should It be overlooked, that 
cred Voluiues than almost all other when St. Peter says, lecoBd Epistle, 
Coramentatori whatsoover." See Chap, iii. v. 10. The day »f the 
Maltby's illustrations of the Chris- Lard will came at a tklefin the nightt 
UaB RaligioB, p. 4, be adapts his language to that of an- 

Besides, It appears to me, that Me tient prophecy when predicting lem- 
deitrttction of the old world, in the paral calamities. St. Paul also use* 
days of Noiib, extensive as it was, tlie same language in 1 TbesS. T. ii 
being, unquestionably, a mere tern- wliichr.I have no dosht, has arcfer- 
parat calamity, the presumption is, ence to tke dettructian of Jetwmlemi 
thatthe event with is con- But. strong asallthisevid^ce Is, it 
traste^waaofafein^ter^ZnaAire/i^e- appears to mo to be rendarod vtllt 
wilt. To s Jew, esDecially, the'de' strapger, by the tefcrense whidilix 


720 The Coming of the Messiah in St. Veter explained. [Aug. 

' Apostle makes to what St. Paul has genuine meanins; of the Apostle, bjr 

Mid in all hii Epistles, in nbich, he ererj candid ana dispassioDate reader 

■■;>• thtre are inme tkingi hard It ivho gives attention to it. And it 

be unjieritoad, wkich _thei/ Kko are most certainly throws no incomider- 

miu£uiuiiinttruetedandtinstablt,wre»t, able light upon nbat St. Peter ha* 

- at tht}i do abn the other Scripiures, to said in the preceding part of the 

their own deitructian. The things Chapter, I had almoot snid compel- 

whick the Apoitle here mentions, at ling iis to nndcrstnnd the Apostle — 

hard ta 1^ uaderitoad, have, I be- not as treating of Ike general canfia- 

licve generally, if not universTilly, gration at the end of the world — but 

been supposed to relate to the necond vf the abolition of the Jeaisk difpen- 

coming of Chritt, but most certainly sation, and the subsequent establish- 

withairt foundaJion. If St. Paul's iticiit of ClirisCianity. 1 shall only 

Epistle* be ever so slightly attended observe fiirther, that if this interpre- 

tci,4t will appear that there is no sub- talion be admitted to be the genuine 

ject of which he so laigely treats in one, it will add considerably to the 

all his Gpirtles, ai the rejeelictt of historical evidence, which it thcbe<t 

the Je'mt and IA» call of the Geiililes. and most satiifactorj eiidmce of 

Now I, Mr. Urban, to tranieribe from what has taken place in past agei, of 

those Epistles all that relates to these the truth of Chrittianily. Tlrat the 

subjec[s,ihouldhalf fill jour colurans. rrjection of the Jee-s and the call of 

But it is very remark^iblc that St. ike Grvlilct were subjeds of mucu 

Paul himself appears lo have been coulroversy at the time thrse Kpistlr* 

so much aRected by the consideration were written, there can be no doubt, 

of these events, as Co be unable to re- Nay, the very obscurity which is so 

frain fromi crying out, in luognage obserrable in treating of these sub- 

exprettive of the utmost Kuq)rise, jects is, in my humble opinion, do 

the deftht of the Ticket both of the sis- mean addition to that evidencet for 

dom and kitmxledge of God — hoia un- it is not to be imagined that in band- 

aeorthable are hitjadgiaent', and hit ling these subjects, so offejisive to a 

we^t pa>t finding out ! And, in his Jew, the Apostle would not have 

Epistle tu the Colossiaus, Chap. i. S6. availed himself of any language that 

he apeaki of the call of the Gentiles, could be intelligible to those to whom 

as a mssters which had been hid from be wrote. It appears from thi< inves- 

ages and generations^ but as note ligation to be perfectly intelligible, 

made manifest to the Sainls. This even to us, in these distant ages, and 

language agrees so well with the ge- to require no other aid than what the 

neral tenour of the design of St. Pe- Epistles -themselves, in conjunction 

ter, particularly^ in the Ivst- Chapter with the Gospel History, afford, 
of bis first- Epistle, tlfat there can I must, hoWever, enter my most 

scarcely exist ashadowofadoubtthiit solemn protest against the introduc- 

it wss the very language that SI. I'e- tion of double meanings and typical 

ter alluded to, when he said that, in' refircseiitations, in the interpretatiun 

St. Paul's Epititles, Iherq urere some vf the .language of the >'ew Tesla- 

thingihardto be understood. IJut it ment, which have been the bane of 

i IV ery remarkable, and worthy of par- all trne science, and have led to the 

ticular attention, that St. Pctcrhjmself, grossest mi limderstandinj; of what ap- 

having in his first Efiistle asserted pears to be the grand Key to those 

t^at the eaU of the Gentile* had been parts of the Epistles which relate to 

the subject of lhedili''en[ search and ' the coming of CkrIsI, in the second 

enquiry of the Propnel), closes his Chapter of St. Paul's second Epistle 

account in these yet>As-'U-hich things to the Thessalunians and in the two 

the ttHgelt^by which 1 strongly sus- Kpistlea of SL Peter.- 1 mean the 

pect he means himself and his lellow xxivtb of Matthew, and the pti- 

Aposllety detire to look intOf i. e. to rallel Chapters of Mark and Luke, 

unravel mysteries which, m Jews, It most be evident, beyond a doubt, 

they could not comprehend 1 that if doubks meanings are admitted 

This interpretation of the things m the interpretation of these Chap- 

that are hard to be understood ii so ters, and if a^recise and determinate 

natural and so obvious, that I- have sense is not affixed to these Chapters, 

oo doubt, however novel it may be, /. e. whether they relate to the de- 

it win be readily admitted to be the slrucUm ofjeruimtem, gr totkt end 


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Revie'w of New.Pitblkalidns. 


9?- An Account of Jamaica, and i'-t la- 
haiilaats. Jiija (Uallciiun. ht.x n-^»te'rl 
-" in Ihe West Iiidics. 6™. Lougiiian and 
fo. isi;a. 

WORKS of the descripliori of (lie 
unc !}ufun; us noitiifisii a superior, 
intereitr wlieii compilcJ.WLtii Ihal im- 
purtialily ai>J eluK (ibservatiou wliii'ii ^ 
should' iTiBliiigiii'ili every iltUi-ary pru-. 
ducUou of tliis nature. Mauj of our 
books on Topography, both ti>ri'ij:n 
and (toiii.atic, are but tirctoiue «!«■.- 
titioiis of t!ie labours of sol):<^ a^'.iciit 
j|liilhor, wiiuse remarks are tvi'utlvd 
aiid tiirtufed Juto e\ery possible roriii, 
to. gUe th^nt the aj:p(!ai-anr« uf iio- 
vcJly; anil yet fhe gencrul BeEder 
iv:K ever rccofiiizu llieni in aii iti- 
siii;.!, though s,ir:o-,:i:iIeil by 'lie re- 
cullt-aiui;! «( llie louriAt; iW Ihc.c 
are tew iniietd who Dialic. notes on 
Ihe spot, !i»daficnvaidscorrt'it llitiii 
by eni^itirin? in the iieii;hhuiirhoi'(I. 
Tht GentleiUBii to-whu:n ivf are 
inJcbied for tlio Aceouiil of Jamaica 
sceHit tu be iierfectiy aw;ire of -the 
difficulty of Ills Uisk in Ihu present 
* over-slockud iiinrket uf Traveltii and 
is sensible lh:it it is almost inipowilblu 
tu avoid trc^uling precisely in the 
steps of liUpred(;cessur.>iaiid lie says, 
" 'I'Ue lucre repetitiou of a task unli- 
ripated by other^, liiough oltered in 
a new sliupe, would lie ^uite sMpcr' 
llnuus." We- since{fl}' applnud tlii« 
aci(Bonledj;nieiit j and candiifly ac- 
knowledge, on our o«')i parts, mat jt 
pves a luirgrutuid iur sLimiosing tlio 
oiulenla of his lijioh ^o be tvliat he 
!iiiwrt'< it was hi» ohJecE to supply, a 
new source of information, iouiulcd 
on'i' various topjuks cunnectul willi 
sui:h account, (ivliifh lbnsL> Wrileis 
have either not touched on or no- 
.ticed but 'slishllj), that ii-foniiation 
It hich perhaps may interest and aiuiise 
' in a greater dcgu'e liian the more 
syiteiuulie and jjenural docn'ptiou of 
a touulry." 

The Author supposes those Writers 
to have eilliuf disdained or neglected 
the minute subjects to nhicli he al- 
ludes; and he thiukti, nnd ne a^rCi.' 
with hini, they were highly rcpcc- 
. heuuble for the omissioDi and he 
. *ery juslly rema.-ks tiiat the least 
prominent traits and gradual shades 
of life and man couvey a more per- 
fect idea of a nation, exclusive of the 
, entertainment afforded in the detail, 
' tiuiu the " furiual Historian would 
Gent. Mic. Jiisusl, IB09. ' 

iirobably C' 
■uiting." t 

. J content himself with- «s|b*-i 
ittinj<;." He Ihereforp exprefiea h\3? 
dtftcnniaation, in die Preface, to en-.i 
ter into minHlia: occasionally,! 
aiid sonie^inifs iutrtjducci in,' the : 
course of his description, such. facta,. 
nutlcBS, and a»ecdot:.'S, as were the . 
conse(|utLice ui his own observation. 
orn.hitt he could depend upon 
tfientic inffirn;alion. He farther ex- 
plains his intention t,a be the ekbibi- 
(ion of a picture pf the society ^i|d, 
niaiiners of Jamaica) applyins;, in; 
Sfinie degree, to (be other Isiau^^if 
to li^seribe the variety in the classj!* 
and ranks of the Europeans, end' 
the descendants of the emancipated 
Mulattos and \egroes; the iln\C3, 
Ihoir tuitoms, cliiiracler, situation, 
and treatment! with whatever else, 
ii dependent on, or may be the re- 
sult, of these subjects. A residence 
of twenty-one years in Jamaica has 
enabled tiie Author to ,say with truth 
that he. had an ample cijiportunily 
of observing on everj parlicular re- 
htliiig to the topick) he has treated 
U|;o,ii I anil his ailualiiin, he infer^i, 
contributed e'i,sciitially to this eud: 
at. the same (inic be modestly adds, ' 
he will not assert that no erro»;s 
whatever will be found in his work, 
tjiiiugh he tlatterN himself sikIi as ore 
discovered nill be of little import- 
ance; and he boldly a'JBnns noueexiit 
which are the ^iinsei|ue>tce of partia- 
lity, prejudice, or misfepresentation. 
lie doe* not aim at elaborate or 
.learned di,;(juiAitions on- the Ilistorf, 
Top<igraphy, Government, Coloui^j - 
Lawn, Commerce, and frodDctioM ' 
of the Island ; but he thought it ne- 
ressary tu give his woik ciinsistenc; 
and cuniiexiun; by offering, sketches, 
.miLlcr tho.te hi^ds, of the most re- 
ma rkahlc.lealuresaccompaDyin^ each. 
More volu:iiinous and scieutilw Wri- 
ters having enlarged upon these points, 
Ifiiii ,r<cnlleman chooses rather that 
his Readers should refer lo tbc[Dt 
than himsvlf should iuchr the rliaree 
of having repeated them. " At tfie 
same lime, whatever opinions, scnti-' 
.flients, or oh*ervalioiis of the Au- 

Perhapi, owing to changes produced 
by liiue, or to his seemg lhing« i:^ 
diSl'rent points of view from otherj, 
he may sometimes difl'er from tbem, 
in his opiniom and reprc«eiilatioDi> 


730 Review of New Pdblicatmis. [Augqst, 

Thii be cannot help; bat be can at rnte of seven or eigbt railen an hours 
least lay, that the account be giTCs the brilliancj and le re ait; of the at- 
U in ft great measure the mult of hi) iiio*|ihere, the spurts of the dolphin 
own personal experience und ob»erva- and of the flyirig-fijh, aiqilae the paJ- 
tion, unaided and unreittained by the lenders and crew, and prepare them 
pages of any Writer whatever, and for the view of-the Island, rich nith 
unbrusL-d bj any motives but those ctiltiviition. " Here a dry stubble- 
of the love of truth." tield in the midst of others covered 
A( we shall enter at some length with ripe sugnr-cancB, or clotlied 
into an examination of this interest- with the verdure of luxuriant Guinea 
ing publication, -*e shall repeal, from grass, Hnely shaded t and there a wind- 
the Author, that Jamaica is one of mill oo the summit of a hill; inano- 
thc considerable cluster of Islands, thcr place a cluster of buildings, or 
situated in the Gulph of Florida, tult of trees; and in the ncighbour- 
knonn under the denomination of hood an extensive savannah, partly 
" The Caribhees," which are divided hare and partly covered with wild 
into "The Windward'' and "The stirnbbcry ami trees, with a stream 
Leeward." Jamaica belongs to the of water rushing prccipilatel) from 
latter portion, and lies between 17. the contiguous hills upon its level 
44' N. L, and 75° 55', and TM" 48' W" bosom ; while the lofty cloud-capped 
L. ; the lerigth fnnn Rast to VVest is mountains behind, crowned with deep 
ISO miles, and the greatest breadth, woods, and covered with perpetual 
60. Europe is indebted to Columbus verdure, close the scene." 
for the discovery of llispaniula, Cuba, The interior of the Island varies 
and Jamaica; in the neighbourhood considerably m its surface and pro- 
of which Islands it lies, at about 30 pertics of the soil; the barren and the 
le^ues distance fruni each. These fertile levels' and precipices are min- 
important events occurred in the year glcd in great cocifuiicin ; and in many , 
1494 ; bnt 13 years elapsed before the parts there arc wide tracts of moun- 
Spaniards commenced the setltiment tuiuous forest, so dreary and desolate 
of the place, and the barbarities they that each tree is distorted and de- 
commitlcd ou the natives of this and pressed in its growth g and eveu the 
vadcd. reptiles nf creation have cither never 
c con- appeared in or deserted these di»- 
quest of HiipanioU was the means tricts: yet, in the midst of thera, 
nf annexing Jamaica to the British glades arc discoverable, which are 
Crown, ill the year 1655. Admiral made fertile by the streams that de- 
Penn and General Venables having icend Iherochs. "About ten miles 
failed in the pn>jected entermiie, from M<iut(^o-£ay (in the parish of 
compensated, as they imagined, for f^t. James, <m the North side of the 
that failure by the capture of the lat- Island) is a commanding eminence, 
ter; but so little was the value of the near the road leading to tneTrelawny 
Island understood in F.ngland, that Maroon town, from which the spec- 
even the sagacious Csurper of its talor looks down on a considerable 
Throne, vexed with his disappoint- tract of country so inconceivably va- 
ment, scot them both to the Tower, ricd as to bid defiance to the pencil. 
Since that period the industry and In gazing on this landscape the Au- 
-^rteverance of the British Settlers thor has been more than once re- 
such that Jamaica actually minded of the method a Gentleman 
at this moment " produces a greater who had been in Jamaica took to 
revenue to the Mother Country than give an idea of its interior to some of 
the whole amount of the national re- his acc|uaintance, wbo wanted a de- 
venue in the Protector's lime." ^ scriplion of it. He took a sheet of 
The Author, sensible of the beau- writing-paper, and crumpling it up 
ties of Nature, gives a very pleasing between his bands, laid it on the ta- 
description of the voyage to Jamaica ble, and, half expanding it, told the 
after crossing the Tropick of Cancer, company that wa» the best descrip- 
when the ship, falling into the course tion he could give of the face of the 
of the trade-winds, glides through ;t interior of Jamaica. " 
deep blue sea, unruffled, evceut by The Author acknowledges the es- 
the motion of the vessej, with all her tent of the labours of Sir Hans Sloaoe 
tails set. and colours Qying, at the towards iltustrating the botanical pro- 



U09.] Rtreiew of New Publications. 731 

doclioiM of this liland, and of others " The hoiuei in Ibis Island arc nf' 

in the same pursuit; hutheubservei, various forms and constnictiuiui. 

there are parts of it which have never Some have stone foimilatioiu; others 

^lefen explored by anj person what- areentirelybuiit oPwood; sooie have 

ever; coDsequeittlj, there must yet jealousies, soQie suh-windovrs with 

remain undiscoTe'rwl many birds, iu- Venetian hliuds, and some hare ft 

aecis, plants, and fossils, that would niLxture uf butb. Moitof tbem hate, 

bighlj enrich the private and public piazzas, either open or with je^ou- 

cabiaeti of Eoroiie. 'ifis. ai'd manj have balconies. The 

Jamaica has the advantage of be- apartments nitbin, besides the piai- 

ing admirablj watered bj several ex- ms, are, a I irge hall, wmetimes a iv- 

cellent rivers, though none of them cess, as a silting-r«oni, or boudoir, a 

are navigable except Block Biver, pantry, a closet, aud bed-rooms. The 

besides the countless streams which kitchen, ot,CoekTOom, as it is here 

(low from the moimtnlnit and precl- called, is a separate building, being 

pices: "suffice it to say," continues never part of the dwelling-bo use, aa 

this Gentleman, " that in many parts in Europe; this is highly proper, in 

of the Island seven or eight springs, order to obviate accidents bj fire." 

all or most of them perennial, are The Author of this book severely 

known to take their risq within the pundemns the present intermixture of 

circuit of two or three railes." The handsome and spacious houses wil|i 

divisions of Jamaica consist of three hovels and shed* occupied by free 

counties, which are again divided into Mulattos and White people; who vend 
twenly parishes. Kingston is govern- ' liquors, and keep huckster*' shops i 

ed by a Mayor, Aldermen, and Com- thus frequently causing disorderly 

raiin Council, and contains about anil indecent scenes throughout every 

30,000 iiihabiUnts of every descrip- tuwnjn the Island. He is equailv se- 

tiouf but it is an unhealthy place, vere upon those rich members of so- 

and at times extremely hot: t«nse- ciety there who will expend their 

quenlly, the more opulent Planters monej freely iu betting upon a horse- 

and Merchants retire to their pen*, or race, aud withhold it from public 

couptry-seats, at those seasons. The works in a trfle spirit of parsimony, 

town contains, ampngst other chari- Hence Jamaica contnias but one 

table institutiuis, a Free School, and bridge that deserves the name, which 

an Asylum for Deserted Negroes. ix a neat iron one, prncured In Eng- 

Montego-bay was a populous and I'md, and placed across the Rio 

thriving town, but suffered greatly Cobre. He uieiiiions, that necessity 

by fire in 1T95. Faimouth has in- having compelled the erection of a 

creased from a village to a considera- bridge near a dangerous ford over 

ble town. St. Jago de la Vega, or Montego river, where several Uvea 

Spanish Town, the seat of Govern- bad been Io«, a reluctant sum was 

iiient, which resembles that of the raised, merely suflicient to procure a 

Mother i;ountry. is, from this cir- " wooden ma t/une, which Ihey deno- 

cumstance, the best-built and gen- m bated a bridge." "Asastill 

te'elest place in the Island, and con- farther display oUatte, agalluirs has 
tains the statue ereelid in honour of. been placed on the centre of this 
Lord Rodney, who was considered as bridge, like a.triuraphal arch : through 
' the tatelar deity of the Island by its which the traveller has to pass, no 
grateful iuhabitants. Port Royal, doubt to his great admiration." 
the successor of the place sunk by an The public roads liave received 
earthquake in 1698, is a large and much greater attealiuii, and are ge- 
ineanly-built town; but is well forti- nernlly very excellent ; several new 
fied, to protect the naval yard there, aqd very useful ones have lately been 
which supplies the men of war with opened at the expence of Govern- 
necessaries during the period of their ment i and the others are kept in re- 
■tation in the West Indies. Savan- pair by parochial taxes, which are 
nab4e-TtIar is a wretched town,though expended hj Way-wardens, a^ipoiuted 
theplace where the Assizes for Com- by the difterent Vestries. The ex- 
wall are held « the residents are Mu- treme heat experienced by the peo- 
latloa, and charge exorbitantly for pie of Jamaica has suggested the ne- 
their lodging-houses. cessity of shading the roads, as much 


Be-^ics) of iX'c'ay PuHicaltons. 

f August, 

Bs'|i0!jaibte, b; l!ie planting of rbirs 
vr laocnn'Biit. trcea on the (idci of 
thuaittmr Ibe sea-coasts. - The same 

' cnuie has impro-icd the appearatice 
■hi- liie towDj, where a variety of 
I'riiit-lrees epjiear amon^it Ihu ha- 
bit^oni, ouusisting of the ^c^bba-^e- 
tree, or palmetto, (he cocoa-iiul, the 
orange, aud the tam'triitd. 

The prt'vailinj species tif soil i» a 
rirh brown loam, clear of iil<ine9, and 
Ijini; upon a still' cb; i boides n hich, 
Ihereare deep and rich mould niid a 
kind of fuller's earth; each 'of uliirh 
are excellent soils for sugar, and well 
adapted for collbe. Guinea grass 
Rwart potatoes, and man j other roots,, 
iiourish ID those parts where the 
lighter and stony soils prevail. The 
stiffness of the claj appears, howeyer, 
to be very troublesome to the phnter, 
who is compelled to have it ploughed 
tir turned up witli the hoe some time 
before the caao is set. The Island he- 
Hig situated witliin 13 degrei's of ihe 
Equator, the climate 'must necessarily 
be mutli wanner than tfmperate! yet 
such tiaa been the wisdom and bune- 
volence of .Fro^ideiice, that )(e has 
provided the niCHiw to -render- this 
place habitable, by the coolneM and 
refreshing nir produced hy tlie.inouii- 
tainous portion ; while the inhabitant 
of the sea-side receitcs bis dnlty breeze 
from its surface. "So iK'ciilisrly 
grateful and welcome is tlii* T-'ienA of 
indn, that tlic poor, ha]f-parcl:e«I s-.n- 
toan, when he eyc!) the dislatit rip- 
pling of the Oceun, and Ihe dark blu<: 
vtreak on its farthc^it vcr^i", iiidita- 
tive of its Hpproach. hails it bt ttit- 
ftfnW«5--npj;elliitio.t of 7*^ Ih-'h'v:' 
Beiiides tlii^ jdeai^In^ iiitcri'upl^o^i of 
the full play of liio snn's iiiltii^i; 
beams,. a fe.w light clouds :irc aiiiitis 
observed to hiti^rpoxu dufii:;; Ilic ho!- 
tc^t times of the d^v ti:id Ibo mn-A 
sultry mo.ilhs. The Anthcir dcf-ri'-es 
the medium t<-mpcr.;lure In be 73 dc- 
grets of l-'uhrenlieil's fhri'noii^clrr, 
which he has luiimii to fall n« K... its 
4ganioiigi:lhe mounlaius, Cli^it:';;! it 
is is other plans oElm at Oti, ;iiii 
cien more Hiau lOQ. Thr (uiMi^M! 
variation of the season Ciii?--i-'* in (.■« 
cha.i;je froju dry to wet vtali-'.T) 

, somcliir.t,tthr 'Spring rnins fijui!^:!'i;ie 
eslateas:iunc; ut others, IIk^ (> in ' 
ill February and .March, nnJ lii';>a 
are more violent thnii the Aiitunitinl. 
The Jreadfid tT;»Ta(i«es of the fi;rLiicr 
are thus de^criiioJ bj our JuIIior; 

" During the prevalence «f these, 
the air is most insuflcrablj sultry ; this 
extreme heat, joined to a still, un- 
agitaled almnspherc, is a presage of 
the coming deluge. It comes oii with 
au astoni.shin;' rapidity) tiie clouds 
gather In au instant, (hough the arch 
of Hraveii was pure aud cloudless 
but the instnAt before, and the tor- 
rent pours down without giving 
wariiliif; to the Negroes, who are 
employed in Ihe &i\'i, tu retire from 
its lurj. A terrible peal of thunder 
usually pnccdcs iLt and fluring its 
contiuiiani'c the ' linrntment is rebt 
with the,<e nwful sounds, whieh aro 
somelimes so Rightfully loud as Id 
resemble the close repoH of the hea- 
viest artillery; while the i-uickond 
vivid lightning, threatening destruC< 
tion as it shoots arross the sky, is 
truly terrific. These rains, ofteii for 
weeks ti^elher, set in regularly at 
the s.ime hour, and continue about 
the same length of time, n's. (wo or 
three hours; sometimes, h'i>we»er, 
ther will continue whole days aud 
nigfits, with lillleor no inlermiasion. 
The Autumnal rams are neither so 
heavy as those of the Spring and Au- 
tumn"; nor are lliey usually accompa. 
nicd mth •<\k\i terrible thunder and' 
I i.^ bluing'.'' In opposition to these 
Hood', we find that tb-re arc periods 
when the mountaiuous tracts receive 
dnily slioners, and fhe h-vels are ai 
cor.nplclely parrliod as if -rain had 
nrnr fallen on thcnu and this con- 
trast is often obtenable on the Ivrn 
sidei o'f n hill. Ileavj dews art*, bow.' 
f>er, expiTienw'l, and Sf^^'Lv cnn- 
frdiute (o suj>|)ofl the vigoor'uf ve- 
get.lion. ■ . ■ 

The A utlmr t liioks (hit proper pre- 
cautions may preserve health duHng 
everv chappy of the seasons; an'd 
sjie^ks of IliP yellow fever as nuthiug 
more " Ihiu a "maii:,-n:ml hilioui fever, 
thcp\travasr.lrd iinid,:iilluscd through 
the iiyslein, prodiirinf^ that deep jet- ■ 
low (iuge OH the skin' which gives 
Himetnlhcdi^eas^-." In addition to 
(his opinion, lie o^serve^,*(hat it is 
more lliau probable much o£ its falnl 
eltee(s arises from tl\t horror and de- 
spair (he prevalence of Ihe 'ditordcr 
produces. " On many crtates, every 
white perion on them was swept in 
sitcces.'iion olt' within (he space of a 
week or (wo. Kut why, if may ha 
a'^ed, if tbis disease was thus iiifer- 
tiuiis ill its nature, and rapid and cer- 

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faio in its effects,' were not the Dicdi- compass, winged with datntctioD, 

al att«wUnt« infecleJ and carried olf >W!m let loose troni llieir €*vern«." 

fcy it ' Tlicv ncrc -cntrallj exeiiipl -It is al tins awful moment tltat tlie 

from' it., whUe Iheir Balii:ots, fiL-ldst,Uaae arclcyded to Ihi- earth 

were (hus in sucli nimbcr* Qjiig "• J"'" ''"^i 'o[" '''""" ''■ "f "'"f'ta ' 

round thtiu. " In. siiorl, there catt awiij.'tiie trws of tlie forfst p^o- 

iiiirdlv be a .litiUt of many *f H.t"" siialtd, and lUe k-vt-ls are muncjaled 

Hnl.«p|.T m.u iiaving become m:irt.,rs «.th lorr...t; of ram. If, at fhe m- 

tu sell crpatel lurrprs ' Up^ii iit"" "l""'' fic wind should find eiitranc« 

Yerv deiicafejioinl «e pic.Ui.ic not through tlie doors or windows of 

to ^lafse beyond^li.g Ihjt qje bouwa, "they «■<>^Id soou bo on root- 

Author's oitsertion. if well toi|ndi.-d. t>!, and ^he trcinblin^ iniiabLtantB, if 

giY«. . ray of l.oi« Ihat forlitude not buri.d >d tliL-..- rm.i*. eoMipcllea 

Indprecnulionmaj, in tim., remote to .eek for other .lielkr, bnt that 

a part at least of the, horrors nlteud- has often ^.^o»ed i.opra-, licsble. und ■ 

■Z tJiis extremely dangerous disor- jnany are themifortunite v.Ch.uswho 

der- aiMl we feel the more coufideoce hme thus perished amid the fury of 

in this hope, as the Writer rea-soiis Iho»i: tropical tempcsli^helpleu, utt- 

wcll upon tlie prewulions necessary heard, and unsecu N'othijia: can ba 

lo be taken on Tisitinz the West In- inor« terrible and hearUap palling (the 

die.! the principal of which is, the Author writes from eMMiHei.ce) thai, 
avoiding intemperance and irregula- he wild howling and hreatemog vio- . 

ritiefc which 5»st,oy. ft.iiany more lencB of a hurricane durmg the dead 

co^itutions thau an? thing inimicn of the a.ghl, when l!.e sili^nt .-.nd sud- 

ia the climate, the J are the fruitful den gkams of li£ht (for >"> thundet 

lource* of much of the sickness here, i» heard) serve only to make darknea 

Mdconsijinmanyaninfiitiiatedwretch visible, and hc!shten the horrors of 

to an iiH^melv grave." *'"= scene.'' The immediate eltects of 

Thecarthqttalies,w|iichcontributed this confiicl of Ihe eleitwnts are visi- 

lo de«ulate the Island, have happily hie. ou its subsiding, i» tr«s entirely. 

aeariv ceased; has U been visiled, stripped ..i Ihe.r verdure, or fallen 

tince the *far llaO, by what may bo helds ol cau-s, scattered or prostrate* 

striUiv termed a hurricane = for, be- the plantains destroyed i and lU ulti- 

Iwceu what is called a gust and ahur- mate con «cquences present the pic- 

ricane there is as much diiTorence as .tore of starving slaves to the planter, 

exists in llie cK'ecIs of a smart breeze and a long drouglit, which is to com- 

andlhc gentle iqihjr... The latter w plete tho ravages ot_ the wmds and 

dc*crlbeaV.fhni;ntuv.acitj,andwe rams. Th.s picinre is by no mean* 

are informed- hy tiie Author, that it ideal; and it wa.* realized after the 

i. generally preceded bj a^ful and liurrica»e of ITMO; after which, the 

cerlaio prognosticks, wlifch coiuist of Writer of Ih.s work was informed . 

an ominouK stillness, a sultry air, and that the J-egroes of Jamaica wnshed 

a-itoted cli.ud*; tiie atmosphere is in numbers by dysenteries dnd other 

«adiiallv obscured by a ^dBp gloom, diseases, produced by imwholesome 

Ind dislint hollftw soauds are indis- fo-nl and absolute starvation. 
Ikctlv beard, which rese.nble the The ^egroes are saul. by o«r An- 

. rushing of water, or the howiiiiu of thor. to be shrewd- and -^o"ect '„ , 

wiadthrou-li a forest! the birds are many of their (iif-;rences, but they 

seen whitle^ in the air, and darling ai-e completely ignorant of the causea 

ranidlv alonei the bei.^ls fly to their of eclipses and earlhquakcs. Hum- 

UsSal shelto?s, and sudden gusts of "''V^"''^ "TJ^'""% V™ r.lITf 

wild, acconipniiicd by rain, succeed, of Uiyine wrath, and .fa ilash of 

" The blasts soon become wore dura- liglitiiing should deprive them ol an 

ble Wid violent! they seem to sweep oppressive overseer, they would call 

along in slreams, or volumes, that it a me riled pnmdimei.t , yet they- 
are irresistible. At oneinoment tbej^, arraign Heaven of partiality when 

rage with inconceivable f«ry, and on their days of rest are untaTonrable 
ta ensuing insUnt seem, as it were,, for enjoying them , and they annot 
to cwire suddenly away. In a few reconcile it to propriety that the Di- 
hL,- ih^ Kiirriniie reacbc* its ncmtf v n ty has suftcred tln;m to be (ubject 
I:rv"o£ce.wl,^nair the wind, of to t^e Whiles, particularly .a tk^ 
Jlcafcn, jind-from evety point of the nevcf n^ciii!i:d lum. ^^ ■ 

. CJoogIc 

75* Sevieu) ^ New Publications. [August, 

■H'c *ha,Il giTC niir Readers a sjieci- on an extended scale. A« Reviewer*, 

men, of the Wriler's abilities in de- we may be permitted ti> vbterre that 

scr>|ition, wliich arc extremely, picas- this Writt^r gives many an useful bint, 

iug tliroughcmt his work i and that winch the opulent Phmtcrs would do 

sjteciinen wilt serve to shew the supe- well to attend In, lest they incur a 

Tiur enjoyments of the Went ludian displcii^rc hevund that of a public, 

during the dreary months which ren- Censur of Bouts. Indeed, We almost 

der so many Europeans victims to might say that the duties of a man 

colds, consumptions, and asthmas : of lauded property in the West Indiea 

" The Sun wa* just setting below the are far more impiirlaitt than those of 

Western Rorizon, and the Reavens fiye-siiths of the Mouarchs of Bu- 

were mildly irrndiated with his fare- ropcj for the restrictive powers of 

''rcll beams ; it was dear and serene must Governments are such that life 

all nround i_ the air was mild nnd cannot be sported with with impu- 

blandi and' the distant ' green eini- nity, as the Planter has Jt ia ilia , 

sencps gleamed with a rettected lus- power to do. of an atari- 

tre. \oiight disturbed the stillnesi cious person, of this description, . tba 

of the apene, save the busy and ofti- Author says, "To a few additional 

cious musquito, who is kind enough casks of sugar such an one will have 

tu warn you of bcr approach by an little scruple to sacrifice a portioD of 

unwelcome buzzing in yourear; the the happiness of his fellon-Creaturei. 

! reaching of the wdd parrots, who in He wishes to'establish hit fame ai a 

el achca parties skim the arch of great planter! to this ever^ other 

iHeaven, jn tlieir retreat to their consideration, either of justice or hu- 

haunts t and now and then the scream manitj, is to be made subservient-" 
of the clucking hen, an unsociable After a spirited sketch of the cba- 

bird, delighting in the solitude oNhe racter of the Creole, this GenUeman 

deepest recesses." observes, their conduct seems to im- 

We recommend to the attention of ply that thev consider the maxim, 

our Readers the whole of the obser- " lie just before you are generous," 

vatioiu of this Writer upon the slate as cold, sclliah, and miworthy of their 

•f the Slaves in Jamaica; and shall adoption j hence, with numberlcsi 

turn our attention, for the present, good qualities, thej are liable tO tbe 

to the disagreeable and even dis^uiit- decider censure of the Moraliit. A- 

iag office of Overseer, to which, it mongst these gfnerous sons of Ja- 

tecms, uine-tcDlhs of the young uipn maica, he adds, many ore to be found, 

who %o from England tv this Island who are debased by the indulgence of 

iire cuudcmued. Previous to the at- the most despicable vicest and hav- 

lainnient of the dignilg alluded to, ing, unhappily for their partners, eu- 

they pass through the probationary lered iuto the conjugal stale, " be> 

situation of a litok-keeper, a .niisap- have. in a iiinnner degrading to them- 

Elied torm, " as one who never per- selves, and calculated to wound tbe 

iips saw u book in his life may yet tenderest feelings of their faitbAil, 

be an expert book-keeper." The per- unolfi^ading wives. It is by no meant . 

•on made such is a sort of voluntary unusual for such men to eotertatu 

stave, with a miserable salary, which openly . tlieir harems of sable and 

betafferx with perhaps six or seven tawny mistresses, without being at 

years; following the Negroes, under a the pains to preserve secrecy and dc- 

soorchiiig SUB, through the day, and, curuin in this shameful dereliction of 

dcpriveiTof one hall of his rest at all that is kind and amiable in a hus- 

ni^bt, he watches in the boiling- band." lu the next page the Creoles 

house dUt-ing the rrop-time; in short, are said to be far more temperate in 

he is, from the contrast he has cZ|)e- drinking than, the Europeans; from 

rienccd, one of tlie most wretched of which circumstance, it is added, Uiey 

mortals:^ nor can his situation be contrive, notwithstanding their other 

much superior when he becomes an vices, to attain a considerable age. 
overseer; for, unless his mind is cnl- TheLadiesof Ihelslandare spokea 

lous indeed,' he cannot but feel for of as extremely amiable bv this Gen- 

tho infltcljons he is now doomed to tieinaa; and his masterly cnaraolsr of 

distribute on others, in his fiirmer ^- them corresponds exactly with tke 

toation on the estate, exclu^ve of accounts we nave frequently-beanl of 

the immediRle rcs^ionsibility b^ uicurs tbeir geotleneu and domestic excel- 


1809.] litviae of New Public^ions. 735" 

l«ce. "In paying Ihi^ tribute to Ihp loii enable! them to have to plenU 

W«t India Fair, the Author spcaki from tlie small garden thej are af- 

frdm experience. He has had the lowed, eKclurice of half or a quarter ^ 

haOHtneis of bcinff acquainted with of an acre of land, which form the , 

JwiiTiduali among them who would principalmeaasoftheirsupport.— The 

bare done honour to any country i Author giveiamaslerly sketch of the 

wmJ in ti'C different parti of the world general character of the i\e^oei, 

be has traversed he can truly say, .-whom he de«cribej a» a mixture of 

thai never WB* kindness more freely art, plausibility, cunning, avarice, 

shewn him than those hospitable and obslinacy,crnelty, and implaeahilitj, 

generous atUntions he has expe- the probable effects of their peculiar 

ricnccdfrom bis female friends of situation; and cheerfuloeM, united 

thi* qnarler of the world," with patience and subuiiwioni and. 

It must be supiKned that we ne- when uniformly well treated, they are., 

cettarily omit noticing'many Uriking capable of very grateful attachment. 

paMages interspersed throughout a A number of extremely curious and 

work containiug more than 300 pages inlefcstiYig anecdotes are given, to il- 

closeiy printed -, and as we have pro- Imtrnte these opposite propensities of 

ceeded lo a considerable length al- the Klack«, who, though well *nown 

ready in this article, we shall con- lo possess them, cannot deserve the 

elude it with a picture of the Ne- same degn:e of censure the worst 

•roes' Hut, from wliich an idea may passions excile amongst civilized pa- 

Se fomed of the probable coiufort lions, who .ire free from severe task- 

those uahappy people experience in masters, absolute in their cruel mati- 

the Island of Jamaica. The Author dates, 

confidently asserts that their resi- We regret it >s not in our power 

deacn are capable of aflbrding as to give the name of this \* riler, as 

much as the generality of labourers there are many whose namei are ob- 

enjrfy. being huilt with wooden posU, triidfid on the Puhliek without the 

■ k« .«>»...,i...^ ^^tt\^A -tnil i^laat^rKA NQiic'tinii of Half his oualincatiuus 1 

Ihe interstices wattled and platlered, sauclion of half his qualih 

and covered eilberwith shingles-wood besides, we think the ju^icc of his 

cut into the form of slate, or thatch- obserfatiofls require thai he ahould 

ed with the top of the angar-cane, or receive the personal respect they must . 

Ihe roounUin-thatch, which, when procure him from every Frieud tu Li- 

■eatly plaited, makes a handsome and terature i to whom we sincerely re- 

dUrableroof.tliatwill last fifty years, commend "TheAccomit of Jamaica." 

The interior of these houses are ge- . ,,.,., 

nerally divided Int.. three apartments, ^»- ^^ B"t''h Cicero; cr, A Sd^lwn<rf 

and furnished «ith two or three M. ™».: "J«.W S^^A« .« Me EngUsh 

chairs or stools, a Ubie, a cupboard ^'"S'«««. »r'««' '"^"^"J^^T^. 

for earthen-ware; and the inhabitants j^.^j^i^^™^,. kith HisionJlHu.^ 

Cseis, besides, wooden bowls, cala- ,,„(,„„,. Tookkhii p:-ifixed,An.l,il,u- 

hes, a water-jar. and a woiHlen j^^f^ „ ihe Sladg «nd Pm<.:ke of Eh- 

morlar for poiiiidins; their Indian micnce. Bij Thomas Bi-uwne, LL. D. 

conit their places for sleeping are In/Tine fiJ'iiaes. large Sm. Lcmgnian 

mostly wooden frames, nith a mat and L'o. ISOB. 

and blankets. The Law obliges every THE Anlhor thinks it unneccMary ' 

owner to allow each slave annually to descant al any knglh on the utility 

' " ' ' ■■■ . . of a workofthisdcscription; which, 
though it may have been fully ac- 
knowledged by the Literary \\»rld, 

, never before induced the labour of 

their babits: to which the generous - compiling a selection 'from Ihe best 

master adds many other necessaries, spectmensofpratory exhibited by our 

Shoes arc universally rejected by the Statesmen, Barristers, and olfiers: and 

Negroes j even those who act as gen- this fact is the more surprising, as it 

tlomen'«servant5will not usually wear has been the prevailing taste, -for 

thew. Th^ are allowed a certain some years, to arrange and publifh 

quantity of sailed herrings, and are Eslracls from the Works of our best 

very fond of fish boiled with vegeta- Writers. The powers of Oratory are 

h\ea, and highly seasoned with pep- certainly not sufficiently encouraged 

pert Ibeklter the feHility of the in England; he that braves the pojWrs 

litvim of New Publkutiom, [August, 

elcilei rrom,lhe jilodfliT ntio uvver . <if iilloqueuce; b^aitse thei' 
movca tliein, may become au uralurt fur the im'pruvemeiit uf wlilcli.Art 
but a man of weak iiervei cmiiiot ha» ftiniishcd us wiLlijd jrrciil a va- 
overcoinc llie t'f-eliii^s excited liy ridi- rletj, or mtiicr so eudlcsi a detail 
cule. and [iroi'cuds in liii dull carter lif initructious. But ne find, on the 
upright as a pillar, and us inonoto- contraiy, that tlic continually- in- 
nouf ai a bad reader. The f'lnuer creasing number of rhetorical lys- 
■eenx to lie innpired, and add) a lliuu* tenis and uf critical observatiuui liaA 
KunluIeasm;;iIlu9trativiiNt()hl9notesi a [greater tende^icy to retard llian to 
the latter dares not duviiite I'rum accelerate the career ul' gcujuif and 
tliem, and cauuot folluw his antugo- that, ctcii in the (irctent l^iiaxtcd age 
nist throueh half liig ar^nutiits. uf reason aud relincmfHt, the accuni- 

Even with ail the diiCourdg^'incnta pliihed Orator is as uncuinmun tuid 
which liave depressed genius and ahi- extraurdiiiHry a chaiactur an io Ihc 
-litiea, it must be admitted that Bri- dnjs of Pericle* and. Ucrnustlienes." 
lain has produced Oralora etjual to This iiiiensibly leads the Author iulo 
those (tf any natioci, aniient or mo- .an exaniiuBtion of the causes of the 
deni; and upon thU admission the decline of nntiei|t<JfaU»ryt and uftbe 
Editor groundH hi) right to p/cscnt otccllencc lo which it had arrived. A 
the worVd with "The Dritish Cicero,'' pursuit of this pleafiug nalure cannot 
^ rontninin); specimens uf their elo-' fail of interusliu|{ the Keaderg aud 
' 4]uence on political and judicial sub-' vc trust he wi!l be fully latislied vtlh 
jecls, which must prove acceptable to the reasoning and reninrkf uf Dr. 
the student, as infusing the true spirit Broirnc, pirliculurU as that gentle- 
uf the art, " and the genuine prmei- mnu hat> disrovered' that Ciucni Ims 
pics of Ihc Coiisliluttnu. Itnvin^ .enumerated f<:wer subjects wurthjT wf 
such models as n Cliulhniit, a Hurke, notice from tfic bciriiining lu Ihu Icr- 
a Fox, a Pitt, a ShiT'daii, tV'*. in the minalion of tlic Human He|»ubiick 
tH'natc, and a Mausdeld, an Li-skine, than llie first tnuiity or thirtj years 
a Ciirrun, &C. at the Bar, he must be of British Liberty' produced, "In the 
roused to an admiration of their ^c- short reigiis'of King William- And 
nius, if not lo un emulation of their Queen Aunc nc may prowdly inentiun 
example. The Editor therefore sup- tlic names of a f omer*, a Hull, on 
poset^hiit ir will l>c suflicieut to in- Ashley, a'Mu»tn;;ue, a HarUy, a St, 
form the Iteader that his priudpul Johu, aConingsby, and many of their 
ain) has bceii, to. make choice of those contemp onirics, wiioie Speeches and 
Speeches on the dilfereut suhjecis of Wriliii!;! may he oji]ioscd, without the 
Lea;i>Jalion and Jurisprudence which least (fr^-ad of inliTiorlty, lu uuy of 
have chiefly occupied the attention of .tlios: so highly extolled by the Uo- 
the Publick, and have added great man i'auegyiisl." The Doctor uext 
celcbrilj to those Members of the . piocecds to'a rcyiew of the characters 
Senate and the Bar who delivered and eloquence of SoLiicrs and tiolino;- 
thero." broke, mcu equally admired for their 

The intenal chosen by the Com- talents though perfcttlj opposite in 
piler comprehends about forty years, their principles and jia.rtiesj which 
terminating nearly at the present pe- hcaccomplislieihycitmg the upiaioos 
riod, which is to be continued, pro- of their merits, from our most ad- 
\ided sufficient encouragem cut is af- niircd Writers, coucluding with hu 
forded; and this we are persuaded own in tliesc words: "lie {the young 
will be the case, when it is considi^red Orator) will Hud Ihem as animated' 
that all I'nrtics are gratified by Hud- as Uie Noble Lord's (Boliogbroke) 
ing their favourite Leaders placed in 5peeclies in farliaroentt foe we may 
a new and conspicuous situation for say of him, with greater truth, pcr- 
general admiration. haps, than of auj other c«lebnited 

The Introduction consists of SI Orator, that he had the most mas- 
pages, closely printed, which com- terly cotnmaDd hath of tlie pen and 
menccs with the just ahservatioii, the tongue; and that when be to'ok 
that, "If amullitude of rules could up the fonaer, itseemedendued with 
qiiickea the prot^ress of the mind in all the power* of an electrical con- 
anj asdul vi el^ant pursuit, there U ductor, and trautfiuecTUK fire of hit 

1809.] Review of New Publications, 737 

geDim in'ti) every sentence wUh uodi- wires, and Edmund Burke, foTmed the 
miflighed force xaA arctoiir." Oraturical TriumTirale of Ihe present 
Most of the excellent Wrllerfrho reign. Death bun, in the two firat 
floariihed in the rei^n of Queen Anne instancej, dejirived us prematareli/ 
conliitucd lo CDltgKten the P'nhlitk of the icrvicei of Iheie great mcnj 
during the reign of her Successor ( but their Speeches will rvach our pus^ 
and to Ibem Dr. R. adds the nnmei of tenXy, and render their namei ax il- 
W;ndhain,Walpole,'li'uwnihend,Ship- lustripui as those' of the most cele- 
pen, Raymond, At'tcrbury, and' lia- brnted Antients. Viewing the Senate 
thunl. The Catalogue of Orators since the absence of Burlie, t ox, and 
was increased greatly in the lime of Pitt, the Author professes be disco- 
George ][.( and the Author of this vers in it several whose poners nVe 
Introduction seerns at a loss which far above mediocrity, but nojie who 
most to adojire, the sublime flights approach the degree of excellenca 
of their eloquence, or the variety of they had atlaiaeiU to tlie few rcaem- 
forma in which it appeared. He uitu bling them he addresses Cicero's ex- 
thinks it would re4|uire the powers of hortation lo Brntus after the death of 
» Cicero to "do justice to the energy MnrteiNius, which he hopes I hey will 
and vehemence of an Argyle; to the feel in its full force, althAugh changes 
extensive koowledge and vigorous iu' circumstances and character Das 

- genius of a Carteret; to- the com- rendered some alterations necessary. 

' BKUiding simplicity of a Scarborough, "As yaii now seem to have been 
whose voice was said to have been left the sole guardians of an orphan 
borrowed by Truth, aud Virtue, which Eloq-ience, lei me conjure you lo 
never want, and seldom wear, orna- cherish her with a generous frdelity : 
meolsi to Chesterfield's elegance, both discourage the addres.<es of her worth- 
of style and delivery; to bis uncom- less ind imperlioent suitors; preserve- 
mon unien of perspicuity with cou- her pure and unblemished in ail her - 
ciseaess.ofgealeelhuniournilh sound virgin charmsj and seizure ber, lo th<9 
ri;asoning, of purity, precision, and a utmost of your ability, from Ihe law- 
happy choice of words, with Ihe ut- less violence of every ruflian." 
most cane and fluency: to the irre- The lidilor'thinks, with confidence, 
■istible force and poignancy of a Pul- . that genuine Oratory will not dege- 
teoev, whose tongue was more dread- Derate amongst ns, as we poetess many 
ed by the Minister than any other peculiar advantages, or.ginating frotii 
man's sword ; lo Ihe plausible rea- the very nature of our Cuustitutioa 
so~Bing, the cilm, sweet-toned; insi- and Laws, and because ne have' for 
nuating persuasiveness of a Murray ; models uuinerous specimens of the 
ftud tu the tvansrendaiit powers of a 'Uiost excellent louipositioiis in this 
Pitt, who, though more indebted to way, exclusive of some of the best 
Nature than any other Orator that preservatives from those corruptiuut 
ever existed, was not under less obli- which marked the fall of otlier Na- 
tion to good fortune in having ap- lions ; and yet he imagines we retain 
peared on the great theatre of the too many of the dry maxims, abstract 
world at a time when there- was a principles, rati|;uiiig precepts, and 
Gnttan to draw the following por- perplexing details of anti(|uity, iu ouc 
trait of him ;" which, as it is foreign systems oi public and private educa-' 
to this Review, we must omit, though tion. ' Those, instead of promoting 

' .Bot without <x pressing our apfirobn- the obiect in. "view, impede the el- 

(ion of the proper use made ot it on fort" of youth, and produce a disgust 

this occasion. which cannot be contjuered wilhotit, 

lo. considering Ihe tafcnts (if the .^eat exertion on the p^ul of the stu- 

Ofators and Statesmen of the last- ^ent. Iiiftead, therefore, of Treatises 

mentioned reign, as connected with of Grammar, Rheftjrick'*, and Logick, 

Mnrray and Pitt, the Doctor thinks. Dr. Browne recommends that we 

we ought But to overlook the name should furnish youth with the mt^t 

of Henry Foj, who was, however, simple and elegant lllustralioni of 

cstinwtea more for the soundness of those Sciences extant, which must' 

bis aizumcnts than the brilliancy of gradually enlighten the niiud, impress 

his elM|iience. William Pitt and the fimcy, and agrCe^lv exercise ths 

Cbarles Fox, lotu worthy 'of their memory t thus ifso mig^t the natural 
GeiiT. Mag. Austi»i,WQ9. eiertJooi 



V of New Publkations. 


eKertiotii of Genius be net in motion, Courl<i. Surely the native language 

and, nbove ali, habits of clicerfiihieis uf a joutb shuutd be his lir*t stady, 

WtJuld be eiigeudiTcdi nliich luiml •wmc it only on patricitic grounda, 

make the fulurc man happy in liim-- The whole of this cliuplcr is deserving 

■elf, a»J consequently' a contributor of serious examination bulti bj tutois 

til (he hajipiKets of uiliers. "itut and parentH. 

though, lio oLterteK, 1 canDothclp The M'contl divisiim is appropriated 

considering the aljle and the inlrica- to Itfieturick, a science one deg;re« 

cic<i of most of the ekineiitary books in advance, which the Doctor thinks 

still in general use us !i very inipro- iRii*t be utiilcrta'- en willi plensure by 

per inlruduction to tlic study of I'oe- these ']iupili's lio have pr.ocecded on 

try and Eloquence, yet it would be the plan luid tlonn in the Arst cbap- 

runniiijT into .the u)ipo9iti:eAtreinc te tcr, as he feels coniident they will 

reject Uie aid of nil rules, 
familiar esnlanaijujis ol the j^rand 
principles uf coniposition unnecessary 
nod injurious. V\ hat 1 contend for is, 
tliat ail attcutive perusal of gAod 
cxnni|ilcs should ^Iways go before 
pi-cceplsi and that boys should be 
made lo I'l-el the beauties of l^iiigiinge 
before wcatlemjit In give Ihcm.cJear 
ideas of Ihcpriiieiples on which those 
beauties depciid, or of llie combined 
efforts of >alure and Art which pro- 
duced them. Sudi a procedure will 
render the study of Grammar, of 
Khclorick, aud even of Logick, as 
easy and uleaiant as it is now tire- are 
loine and lorbiddini;." the 

We cannot dismiss this interesting ob' 
Introduction without expressing our pil 
Concurrence in the above sentiments, 
and strongly recommending l» tutors 
an expenniciit founded on them. It 
niay be presumed, as the Editor dates 
, from a private seminary at Kcnsing-. 
ton, he has formed his own niclliod 
of teaching on the basis proposed, aud 
been tucceuful in the result. 

Chap. I. of Grammar, oll'ers soiAe 
obsi^rvalions OD the pernicious custom 
of compclTrng young persons ro study 
the Latin (iratiimar at the very in- 
stant of Ih< 

pass with eagerness from the art of 
employing words correctly to that of 
cmpluyiu}; Iheni persuasively. He 
then applies Sir Kichard Steele's re- 
marks, " that the liberal A rts and ^ci- 
encei; are as fascinating as (he Graces, 
and that even. Grammar is rendered 
lerrillc hy the vizard stie is compelled 
to wear." The A uthorcondciuus every 
book hitherto nsed in t;.achiiig Rbe- 
torick; recommends all now lo be . 
found on this suJjji'rt In schools 
should be burned, and |,ord Chester- 
field's Letters cinressly relating to it 
■nbstiluted for tjiem. Certain rules 
are given for the' commencement of 
the study, which are founded on the 
lus necessity uf niakin^f tlie pu- 
oinprehciid what he is to be 
taught before he begins his labours. 
In addition to those he endeavours to 
impress the propriety of convincing 
boys how niucb de|iends upon their 
immediate acquirement of the art of 
Eloquence, even in their common re- 
iiilioiis with the masler, his assist- 
ants, and between each other. Let 
them be convinced that many favour* 
may be obtained by Uie force, energy, 
and elegance of language used in so- 
liciting for them, ana the teacher 
will be surrounded by eager candt- 
custoni which (not to mention the dales for.stipcrioril;). Ubjectious may 
^reat disadvantages that must arise be urged against this method, found- 
from an early neglect of the .mother- ed on the ap.parent degradation of the 
tongue, and from committing to me- art; which,- though they either did 
mory, at the most susceptible period not occur lo Dr. Browne, or be did 
of life, trords without ideas, and jarr not think tbcnf worthy of notice, we 
gon without meaning) has been found shall auswer in few words, by ob- 
inimical to the prevalence of all tasie serving, ihat enticement must be 
for any farther . literary pursuits, more succe«l'ul. with youth than 
-which arc lliUE rendered, at the en- grave cxlio rial ions, and solidity of 

trance, peculiarly difficult 
gusting. The arguments that might 
be urged from these premisses are so 
'" ivident that we arc surprised the 

argument drawn from positio 
comprehensible to their volatile ideas. 
Present enjoyment will ever be the 
first principle of action in the yontb- 

praclicc condemned ever prevailed, ful niind; and it'is vain to represent 
even vhcn [ici'anlry t-visted from the future advantages for its conicmpl»- 
Throne to the lowest Altorney of the tion unleM united with immcdiatff 


■ 1809.] 

Review of Mew Publicalions. 

*Tatificatiai}. It muit, however, be Tairy, infantry, and light troops, 
confessed, that experiinenls of Ihia- where eHcli of them can act to the 
' nature diould be made wilh great greatest advnntage." 
caution, and in all caseiby tutors of The second si'Ctionlreatt of Disgo- 
sitiun, thi; second essential function 
of the Orator, In. the cvoidium it i» 
expected that a goOd Orator should 
rngagc the attention of his hearers 
by a forcible demonstration of the 
iin^ortanee of hissuhjccl) nnd, hav- 
ing gained this point, the next k, to 
impress them with a conviction of hi* 

a the fol- 
lowing section. "By ipven- 
tlon," sajs'Dr.B.t' is meant Ihedi'Cn. 
I'ery of what niajbe most serviceable' 
to the cause in hand, or most cii,:()ii- 
cive to the end aimed at, which is 
nersuaiion. For this purpose we must 

and out such arguments as are must competency' to the tiish lie has undui 
likely to convince Ihe understanding, taken. I'rcs'Jmption and cunlBdence 
and such 'affecting touches as may will defeat his purpose, which mutt 
find their way to the heXrt." The be ell'ecled by insinuating rather than 
truth, we are well i^onvbced from commanding the neces'iity of alence 
and attention. . If the arguments to 

experience, pronounced with solem- _.., „ 

nity and merey, will find its way to l>e advanced are likely to extend 
the understandingsof afew/and make 
an indelible impression) hut Ihis is 
not enough in Oratory, as infrequently 
happens a sliort and simple tale can- 
not arrest the attention of the weak 
and frivolous; those must be caught 
by art, and their ideas riveted to the 
subject in question by appeals to their 

Sassiun», and those appeals are to he 
e rived from the study of the best 
Dramatic Authors. Definition af- 
fords the speaker a strong argument \ 
and this is' di^m oust rated, ' '' 


any considerable length, I hey should 
be carefully divided. The nnrrativc 
of facis follows; "upon which all his 
arguments are to be founded. In de- 
bate, or when he is to reply to others, 
he often finds it expedient In proceed 
to a refutation of what has been Im- 
pressively urged by his adversary, be- ■ 
tore he attempts to tell his own stcn-y, 
or to draw any inferences from it. 
He must be as concise in his narrative 
^ , as isconsistent with perspicuity, never 

the Au- incumbering it with frivolous, circum- 
stances, and at the same time omit- 
ting nothing of material imporlnnce. 
He softens some, he heightens others. 

Ihor's. opinion, by the example 
cites from Mr. Kox's Speech when re- 
commending his India Hill. 

" Etjmologj, or the derivation of 
a i«ord from its original, may be 
made the ground of some little argu- 
ment; but it has so much the ai 
of pedantry, and betrays such an o: 
tentation of learning, that it seldoi 
should be resorted In." Similitudes 
anil comparisons illiistral 
IH'Uportion as contraries are necessary 
m deliiiition. The fame of many Ora- 
tors i* in some degree established up- 
on their judicious and animateiJ enu- 
meration of the parts of a subject i 
Qor is accumulation of circumstances 
and fact* less important to the siteaker 

when introduced wilh judgment, l^urh just experienced, which te^tchcs him 
is the manner in which the Uocttir- to plact; the utmost reliance on the 
explains what are usually called Com- Justice, discernment, and candour of 
fflOD Places. It must be admitted that his auiiftors. 

invention depends almost wholly upon Tiie third section is appropriated to 
the fertility of genius; and yet it may the consideration of the third essen- 
be aided, in a slight degree, bv the tial function of the Orator, which, in 
means deUilcd. ■' The Orator, in the old hooka, ' is called Elocution, 
drowing-up his arguments,' and the and in the modem sense implies the 
various resources of his genius, must tones of voice, the utterance, the 
imitate the conduct of a skilful Ge- enunciation of tile speaker, and the 
neral in the field, who posts his ca- attendant varieties of. couatcnnii(% 


lei'feil tiisuo of the whole." 

After all, though mt^tliod Is abso- 
lutely uecesi;ir_v in [i I aim lug a speech 
before the speaker commences il, cir- 
ciirnttanccs will often occur to de- 
^e it, and th^t in (be moment 
when address and judgmtnt are of vi- 
tal importance. The peroration, or 
conclusion, should consist of a mas^ 
terly summary of the principal points 
and arguments) aod, finally, th|j ' 
sneaker will do well to introduce a 
few well-turne<l compliments in re- 
turn for the p'ltient hearing he has 

Review of New, Publications. 


and gesture ; all iocruded, by the Ad- 
ticDli, under the terrn Proimnciatioa. 
The arguiLicDts ami illustrBtiont on 
thii head are extreniely entertainiD^ 
and curioui) and, aa a proof, we 
ahall extract his ubKryation uu tlw 
figure* of words: 

"Autoag the figures of vords^ as they 
are OalW, we may easily poipt out and 
eiuDipLify the efleot pimliived by repeti- 
tion, by suppression, by conlrasi, by gra- 
dation, by seeming correi;tian, and by 
sudden exclamations. By repr^tilion, as, 
" Shall we never see an end to this war, 
this desolating War? "^ "By whose advice 

' vindicti'Te coonsela were pursued — by 
whose adtfide falt^ reprewntatisns were 

. made — by whose edrice malice nnd ilU 
«UI were mads principles of governing 
B. free |Mople — ail these are questions 
that will be aslied." By suppression, 
when we leave out the coiyunctive paiti. 
cles, to then OHr eame^luess, or the rapi- 
dity of oor career ; as, " Men, women, 
ehildren, all vere indiscrimioately put 
to the twonl." By antithesis, or con- 
trast, at, "Custom is the plague of wise 
men, and th* idol of fools." "He can 
bribe, but he cannot seduce; he can buy, 
bnt he cannot gnin i he can lie, hut he 
cannot deceive." By a climax, when the 
meaning of words risus In a s^n of grada- 
tion, as, " She ataclE, she runs, she ales ; 
a man, a hero, almost a God." 
''.The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous 

The solemn temples, the great globe 

Y«a, all that it inhabit, shall dissolve, 
And, like the baseless fabrick of a vision. 
Leave not a wreck behind." 
iBy pretexted coitcetjon, when we reprove 
ourselves, that we may seem to speak 
lyithoiC artiKee .ar partiality i as, "His 
bravery, I should have said liis intrepi- 
dity, his hemisin, excited universal asto- 

.den e^dstnatiiio, to express Monder, ab- 
haireooe, or grief, as, "Oli Heavens.! 
Ah! sbovking! Alas, that ever 1 was 
born •■' , 

Dr. Browne has introduced, at the 
cuuclusion of this tccliun, a method 
which he thinks trill serve to form an 
excellent 8 1) le in ciimpn«ition i lie re- 
cuminciidt to youth, tor litis jturpose, 
the rendinjT of one paper ui '■ The 
Sjiectalor" st Aaj till he has com- 

.plctcd the whole work a secund time; 
which, instead of a laborious task, 
may rather be coOKidereil a (tieasant 

-fcUxatiou front severer studies. After 
this hail been acconipiistied, he adT 
visL's the pupil tu rcaitthoco papers a 
third time whicb are altri^uteit tu 


Addison, in order to coinprehend the- 
arranfement' of his seinteaces, hii 
mode of arguing, and to appreriate 
justly the elegance of his language. 
SuppoH:ng him to haVe atUiiwd nit 
object in a tolerable dej;ree, he may 
ventbre an imitation of hii lavourite 
Author, by fixing lipuQ any number 
with which he is parlicularly pleased, 
and prevailing on his tutor t* put 
him in the ^ay of making a guod 
analysis of it. After a snIBcieiit lim« 
has elapsed to reader it probable the 
very words of the Writer may have 
escaped his memory, let him endea- 
vour to fill up the analysis to the 
best of his ahilities t and, having doaft- 
so, proceed to compare tlie imiiati'm 
with the original. A student of mo- 
derate capacity will Immedialely per- 
ceivehi* own deficienciesi andifthii 
moiU: of tuition should fail in the es- 
sential part, it will undoubtedly give 
'correctneu of judginent, and euublc 
the person to discriminate betweca 
good and bad writing. 

The fourth section contAint (aroe 
Observations on Articulation, which 
lead the Author to consider the mi*- 
takes of pjirent* and nurses as the 
primcry cause of much of the hesita- - 
tion ami confusion of ideas that pre- 
vent easy and natural communicatioa 
between man and man. Habits of ut- 
tenince iureign'to nature are acquireit 
throu;;h folfy and if^norance in at- 
tendants almijst an soon as a child cam 
l)e ,(aught to imitate them t and it 
Icarus a jargiiu which Common Settse 
must revolt »t un knowing any btw 
manbeipg lohnvc used. The greatett 
attcutiou should therelore be paid tm 
this important Bi;bjecti and every 
wiund expelled from the nursery 
which doln not convey a correct ideai 
nor should the earlieitt convers&tien 
with an infant be of that dcscriptioii 
which is said to suit tbeir couKned 
conceptions, at we uiigbtever to m- 
member improvement, and uet tem- 
porary amu^'menl, is the object in 
. view. Uefiberation i* extremely ne- 
cessary in addressin;; cji'ridren, and the 
most simple terms iiHirt be selected. 

"A slow, distinct articniation i* ob- 
viously the first requisite" in an Ora- 
tor, according to the -itpiniou of Dr. 
llrowneiwhocbserves,that><the Stunt 
sallies of wit and humour would be 
lost in a confused chattering rapidity 
of utterance." But it i» uot sufBdeat 
that a mtu) is distinctly lieai-it t aad 4 

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or indiSereBt, agietnU; of people, 
who exiiresa^ neither approbutioa 
nor ctmiurc. Igneraot dftne cause of 
his failure, his fellow-citizem might 
have lust Ibis treasure, had not a 
plajier eiplvined why they remained 

1809.] ' 

manotunoui tonei how 

would soon di«euit the henrcn. "Be- 

Ndes,it would bc'cxpectiiig tou great 

». tribute of politeness from others, to 

luppose them alive and awake to 

every thing we may have to say. We 

must therefore leem to favour their unmoved, by mentioning hia deA- 

indoleace and languor, hy passing, in cicncy in action and gesture. Ur. 

a low tone and hasty nHutoer, over Browne' mentions that the AntienU 

the leM-iiDporlant parts, and raising had many rules for attaining and re- 

the Toice OB those words only which gulating the movements in Oraloi^ t 

sre peculiarlydear to ui, upon which which have been enlarged upon b/ 

the whole stress of the observation tlie Moderns in a variety of reCom~ 

ur Mntimcnt rests ; and to which, mendations for the eovernmeot of 

therefore, we take cure, by the most the body and limbs ; these he rejects, 

coiiimanding sound, to rouse the at- and introduces the short and exceU - 

toitioD of our hearers. If all men lent Advice' to the Player given bf 

were philosophers — if we were all Shakspeare, in bis "Hamlel, Prince 

iasusceptible of emotions and pas -*■ " ■ ■■ 

'e constantly swayed by 
the cool, temperate influence of rea- 
son alone — ttien a clear, distinct ut- 
l«ranceaod a forcible emphasis 

t«te an 

But we know, from experience, that, 
- in general, we must gain the hearts of 
men before we can hope \o convince 
their onderstandingf I — we' must not 
leave them cool apurtivers cif our 
counseU, luit hurry them on with ir- 
reaistibie impetjosity; the gloning 
. words must often be chained with 

of Denmark," i: 

ited with Lloyd's, 
lu nis worK caiieo " The Actor." 

Reasoning and forming conclusions, 
or what is termed Logick, tlioagh 
the only foundation of essential 
farther graces to consti- knowledge, seems, in our Author's 
ipressive mode of delivery, estimation, to have been greatly and 
rcprehensihly neglected { and tliis fact 
he attributes to the tedious and in- 
tricate methiKts uf leaching, and the 
frivolous and frequently ptHnioious, 
purposes to which it has been applied. 
As an illustration and d^iuonstrutioa 
of the truth of his pjisitiun, he cites 
*' nhservation annexed to 

, electric fire, to force their way to the acknowledgments of ignorance on any 

.iiiiuost recesses of the s 

Our Author notices, with becoming 
•everity, the disagreeable chant in 
which some readers indulge, and which 
deprives (hem of the power of put- 
ting the emphasis io the proper place. 
To do this with judgment, requires 
considerable study and practice; lur 
is there less dilficulty iu ac<|uiring the 
art of suiting the tones of the voice 
to the sentiment and passion de- 
■ scribed iu the diHerent sentences. But 
little action is necessary in reading t 
in oratory it is of inhnite import- 
ance i ana when the graces aBbrded 
hy the movements of the pr ~ - - - 

given subject: " It was all Lo£ick to 
mc;" implying, in other words, that 
the matter was totally inromprehen- 
sible. The Doctor allributes this cou- 
sequence to the followers, admirers, 
and interpreters of Aristotle, whose 
treatise on the subiei'the would al- 
most siipiiosc was " dictated by some 
evil GeuiuR, to put a stop to the pro- 
gress . of the human understanding, 
and to divert it from useful pursuits 
to ostentatious and pedantic subtle- 
ties," Divested of the barbarous 
terms, uucuuUi phrases, and nura- 
bcrles* intricacies, with which Logick 
, . is contused and made disgusting, and 

supported by the forcible mdicatlont reduced to the plain and simple form 

which the countenance is capable, 
half the art is accomplished. It is 
well known that Demosthenes de- 
scribed the three essential qualifica- 
tiouB of Oratory to consist in action. 
When he had made his tiral publi 

iginal state, nothin;^ 
more pleasant and advantageous in 
the whole circle of our studies. In 
conclui'ing the chapter, our Author 
adds, "Alter all, the great diiGcnlty 
ting that prac- 

tonpt to rouse the feelings of his ticjl expertness in Logick is a desire- 
aodience, he fouud, to his complete .able ornccessHryaccomplisbment, but 
■Drprlsc, that all the elegance of his in jioinliDg out an ^asy- method by 
laqgOBge and tbe force of his argu- whicli it may be acquired. This li 
nMotf were lutt upon an inattentive what 1 shall now attempt tq dc, in a 

■ few 

Jlevieiv if New Publications. 


few remarki, ranged mtder three'dii- 
tioet heads, in conl'orinilj lo the 
thre« prinfipal functioiu or opera- 
tiunf rf the mind, — thinking, judg- 
ing, and reaioDing." 

It cannot be exj>ectcd we' should 
ff^low Dr. Bronne'through these 
three sections of his 'work; but we 
hare alrefidj iinalj^ed sufficient of it 
to n\YatA our Readers an opportunity 
of judging uf their merit) neither 
can ytn pretend to name eveii the 
Nibje<:ts of the Speechei, or the va- 
rioys specimens uf elegant writing in- 
troduced in the three volumes before 
«ii or nntiee in iletail the numerous 
Itistorlcal illustrations whicli precede 
tbem. Under Ihtsr circumstances ne 
•ball proceed to give one extract on 
the subject of Mr. Burke's Speeches 
to the Electors of Bristol, in J7H0: 
"In the course of Mr. Barke's par- 
: )i&mentary exertions for thf six years 
that he represented Bristol, he had 
the misfortune to shock, in many in- 
ftMipes, the political and commercial, 
•I well as the religious urejudiees of 
bis Constituent*, iMrticularly by bis 
support of certain resolutions favour- 
able U> the trade' of Ireland; by his 
tdqAc nf proceeding' on lord Beau- 
champ's Bill for reforming the Law 
Process concerning Imprisonment ; 
and by his votes on the Popery Acts. 
It is probable that his writleu and 
priuted defences of those measures 
Would have softened the asperity of 
■ome of the prejudices ; but the fran- 
tic tumults about I'opury in the year 
11S0 kindled a blaze which it was not 
in the power of his eloquence to ex- 
tinguish. A Prudamalinn for dis- 
solving the Parliament, and for catl- 
ing a new one, having, been issued on 
the first of September, Mr. Burke re- 
paired to Bristol with all possible dis- 
patch i but, previously to his making 
any trial of his strength against three 
cMididales who had started before 
him, he entered into the following 
justiflcation of his public conduct, in 
a Speech addressed lo a numerous 
Meeting of the Freemen, ronvwied 
by the Mnyor; at the Guild-hall, oa 
the fith of Seplemher." 

When we consider the different 
ways in which "The' British Cicero" 
may be useful 'and entertaining, whe- 
ther as an introduction to the ac- 
quirement of Grammar, Rhetorick, 
'tlie art of Invention, of Logick, 
ttiinking, judging, And renoniug, of 


knowledge on parts of our History as 
a Nation, and the principal object of 
the- work, it would be injustice to 
the Author, as well as to the Piil^- 
lick, did we not strongly recommend 
it to the latter. 

100. Leliers on cnriaai Sirhjrcfs, Uttrarif, 
Polil cat, and EccUiiastical, lo and from 
William Nicolsoo, i>.Z>. nuxesiivtJg Bi- 
ihop i^Carliile, and i/f Deny, a?id Arck~ 
hithop qf Caebcil: inclailing the Corre- 
^ouHtnce qf leverai tmhieat Pielalts, 
film 1683 (u \-26-1, mctmint. FaiCh- 
fulty printed froia Ihe Oiiginals; and it - 
lustraled Kith Liltraiy and Hinlorkal 
Anecdotes, 6y John Nichols, F.S. A. E. 
IX F. In Too Volamcs. Bco. pp. 656, 
Lon^rmaD and Co. 1B09. 

THIS curious Collection of Letters 
is verified in the Editor's short Pre- 
face ! 

"They were preserved by th* learned 
Primate with pet.-uliar attention ; and were 
purchased by their present Editor, is 
]80S, at the sale of the library of the 
Kev.- Edward Marshall, M.A. formerly of 
CUre-hall, Cambridge; who for sever*! 
years was libiarian lo Uic Duke of Devon- 
Ehire, aud obuined, late in lili;, the vicar- 
age of Diixfbnl in Yorkshire. Mr. Mar- 
shall intended to have published them ; 
but died bcforfi ho coutd make up his 
mind on the subject, at the age of 86, 
March 28, 1807. 

"TJie literary talents of Archbishop u 

NicDlson are well known; and Iha Corre- j 

spondents with whom tliese Letters de- 
monstrate his intimacy reflect an him aa 
HildlticHiiil lustre: — Archbishops Sharp, 
Dawes, Wake, Btackbum, and Boulter,- j 

Bishops Gibson. Kcnnctt, Atlerbury, Strat- 
ford, Robinson, Talliot, Tanner, and 
Dii«neai with Mander, Wallis, Evelyn, 
Hrckes, Cliarleti, Todd, Burji-ouirh, Pear- 
son. Smith, Thpresby, Lhnyd, Wharton, I 
Morton, Wopdwurd, Thwaites, Wilkins, 
Chamberlayne, Madox, kc (of the greater 
part of whom some brief metnoSris given 
in the Notes), are names which few indivi- 
duoUs could boast among tbeit intimates." 

This Preface is followed b^ son»e 
Memoirs of Archbishop Nicolson, 
more full and accurate, ns to dates, 
than any preceding account, and of 
great use in .gwintmg out those pe- 
riods of his Grace's hfe to which the 
Letters refer. 

Of such Cotlecttons no person can I 

for a moment doubt the utility, ei- 
ther when they are prepared by the I 
principal Writer, as appears to be the 
case in the present iriitfince, or by \ 
some judicious Editor, 'who will keep 
back what may be inju*i»tt» to sur- 

1309.] Revieie of New PubUcatmis. T43 

viviDg frieodi!, and retain oel; those had certainly been a piece of «xlraftrdi- 

particulars which illustrate the lite- "ary good nature to have courted hia 

rary history <)f the timet, ind bring <-"«= niure inw ti.e thrones "hen, « .H 

tu into a closet, intimacy with tl.oso prol>a''>^ty. our rel.gion and libenjBi 

e.nipent character, .ho have been ''^^^^^''T^^^V^.^^lt^t^ 

thepriTanjentsot Learning and RH,- ^^, ,^^^j u„e>;pcct«lly to leave ,5" 

|lon. In both these respects tfe; Cof- ^^j t,,eir p.-caoiit Majesties have stepped 

Tection before us will be found highly jqh, t^g (ij^np ^3 [be ^e^t lasfiil siicues- 

intercsting to the ^neral gcliobr, the gors. And wliere is the mitdiief of afl 

Antii|uary, the Na.'jrxlist, the Divine, this ? You and 1 are not yet called upm 

and the Politician: for under these to give our assent to .cieiy vote Uiat 

respective heads nearly the whole of passed io eiilier HoDse of ParliainisBt ;b 

theseLetlersjni^hthavebcen classed, tlie maoagcineut of this matier; and I 

bad not the chr<mological ordor de- hope wb never shalL Bat I think y--^ 

manded, as it deserves, the preference ""S^t tl1ankf.1l y to jom m the last rcs«iL 

in all Col.ectioa.ol i^vrt-laryCor. ^4^!::: ^^T^^^^^ToZ^'^^l'''^^ 

reapoiidence. ne.liy aud legally seated in the Engliifc 

■i'he scries, w^ll;h consists ef three ^^^^^^i. And liiis may be done. wiUiouf ' 
hundred and titieiifs letters, begins in „„ umiejwsiary acquainting the woj-ld 
1683, a period of iiuch interi!St to the witji our opinion whether the Boyai dig. 
Church, and followed hy one of jet nlty bas devolved upon them by right of 
more perplexity, that of the Uevo- succeision, or they have aiiained it by a 
lution, when a shock was given to new grant from the people." 
ihe ioue-cstablished doctriuc ol here- He then endeavours to answer the 
ditar'j nght,. and when, circumstances objections which may he otl'ercd 
of a particular kind, interfering both agnin-^t this doctrine; but for this ive 
with policy and conscience, obliged must refer to the work, 
or induced the majority of the Nation The early part of the correspond- 
to acquiesce in a new i^ecies of sue- encp m vol. I. relates to the labours, 
cession. The opinion of Mr- Nicol- ;„ Ecclesiastical and Natural History,- 
son (then Archdeactin of Carlisle) on of Mr, HenryWharton, D^.Todd, Mr. 
this intricate question, deserves no- Thoresby, Dr. Woodward, and Mr. 
tice, as being probably that which Edward Lhwyd. Interspersed we find 
found a co rrcs(i 01 id ing influence in a very sensible letter from-Mr. Mcol- 
the minds of the greater part of hiji iqq Iq Mrs. Hutton, a latlj who fan- 
brelliren: cied that she had committed au un- 

" That his late Majesty's desertinj his pardonable sin in wisliing that she 

govemroept divested him of liis Regal bu- „,;giit have no children. This letter 

thorily, and (by consequence) superseded -^ ^^u (.alculsted to strengthan 

our allegiance to his person, is what we ^ ^^^^ ^-^^^^ harassed by scruples, 

ri.: oSoJTof airthe^^rfstsptrtn:! If "°t free from a conscious.. ss of ' 

andTeoipor»l),flndCommoB9ofthcking. Dlame. „i^,-„ »„ 

dom i audceaninly sre may safely a^.qui- Some letters after this, relative to 

escB in their joint ileienni nation of the the history, nature, and ellecls ot the 

moat difficult case of conscience. It was <;eneral Deluge, will be found very 

hence that the Lords' residing in and interesting to those who have studied 

about town- thought it convenient imme- the controversy on that subject be- 

diately to seize the government, civil and tneen Doctors Robinson and Wood- 

tniliury: which beuig done .without any ^jj^d, and Messieurs Whlstou and Ed- 

dctivcd authority^ commission from King -^^f^g On its general merits, we have 

James, is an evident deraonslracion that ^^^^ following Immourous remarks in 

!Il"^th*^''^m?rott^m*'tbat''t'he°L;rds ^d « '«"" ^oin Mr. Nicolson to Mr. 

Commons (afterwards) jointly addressed i-""!" ■ 

"Iho Prince of Orange to Uke upon him " t would not offer any tbmg tbal migbt^ 

the government, and to issue out I'ls cir- shake the foundations of so fairly-pro- 

cular letters fur th« calling of a Convei>- raising and hopeful a structure as the 

tkm, that miSht bdal our distractions, and Doctor's (Woodward's) appears to be. I 

ttSx the unhinged Regal power, , am clearly for encouraging Ihe ingeiiiona 

"Thus far wo generally agreed in our inventors of all new systems, and giving 

Tetdict. And are we angry lliat the Con- them leave to enjoy the honour, a* *ell 

tentjoD did not recall King James > If ■ as inward satisfaction, ot all their pretty 

the govemment was deserted by him, it opinious. Tho world is entrsmcly mail. , 

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neiis, >e well as inconstant ; ro that nei. dijcorer nnd penetrate into the graunds of 
thcr the Empires of Slonarcfis nor Philo-' natiiml JTisCine anil human pruilencc, and 
sophem van Inst fbiev^. You aiiJ I need fumiBh Vavia with matter to ailorn their 
Dot troilUe oureelves, nor run anf hi- pleading;!, bt^ic they Vholly gave iBcm- 
luds, in opposing theui in their youth salves up to learo to wranjle, and arts of 
■od vigour, whatever we. may tartly think Ulaqtiealirai, and not make such haste to 
of their principles. "Ilii* Earth of onrs preceilunts, enstonis,' and moBion-pliioes, 
' wat pretty qtiiel till Copsmicus gave it a &c. By reading good History tlicy wonld 
lihlri; and it liR9 never rested sinee. Ty- come to nnderstanil how <Joverainenta 
cho's impVovetnenls upon that discoverer have been settled hy conqui-sts, Iraus- 
bave had their time j and to have Carte- plantations,coloniai,gBrrisaiis, Jcc.tbtou{;h 
OHs's Voiilce'. I'heso last nre mnii dis- all vicissitudes and revolulionii, from East 
placed by Air. Newton's gravity; and to West, from the first to the last Mo- 
that, asthe Anthor coiifesse:*, Kas ita ill- naichy; how Laws have been established, 
finnitles. Unr late Keflners upon the and (or what reasons chauged.and altered i 
Creation aiul the I>elu^e are ijiiauimoualy wlienee our holding by Kiilgiit's Serrica 
agreed tbaf the old (nti-rpreters of Mosts and rcTidnl-Lawi liave been derived, whe- 
wtrv all bloekheads; and .which -of them ther from Saxon or Norman. '- 
will fiimish nt with a more rational and ".It is a pity y^ung gentlemen should 
lasting exposition thue must shew. Whe- meet with so little of this in the course of 
ther Dr. Bnmet's toasted Cfrg, Dr. Woud' lheir~lipadeiiiiu studies; at least if it con- 
ward's hasty-pwdding, o-.- Mr. Whlstnti's tinue as in ray time, when they were 
tnufT of a comet, will carry the day, 1 bi-oiight up to dispute on dry questions 
cannot fori'sec. Dr. Arbuihnot Iia<i itell which nauseate generous spirits, and to 
observed, that a sucL'essful theory tniist discourae of things before they are fur- 
be built upou many iiiue emguiries, and nislied with mediums, and so return home , 
not forward ly ndvani^l on the tncAuran- rather with the learning of a Benedictine 
went Qf a few likely pha>nomena. To this Moiifc (full of school-cant) than with soch 
purpose I sliall' be ever ready to assist proHtable knowledge as would enable 
■ " ' ' ■ ■' • ' ■ to ■ dexterity in solving oases, how 

(e soever, by analy^cks, and lo 
of iVl^bra as teadhes to draw coD' 
sequences, and detect pandogisbis aud 
'" -■ - Vich were the true use of Lo- 
if which you give hopes onr 
are now designing. To thii 

la a letter from Mr. EtcI; 
fiod tome remarks on the sCudj of (■> 
the Law, which we ahal! extract as a Z'':^' 
specimen, not only of sound .sense, 
but of tli!it vurtetj^ of instruction and 
eDteTtaionient which may he derived 
from these volumes. This letter was 
addressed tp Mr. Mcolsun .soon af^er 
the pilliiicalion of hid "Kngliah Li- 
brary." In addition to eouii: comyli- 
nieiits, Mr. £velyn says, 

.Uld B 



takiris; dfi yon promote 
knowledge which with si 
learned industry yon 
ly, the study of our «wu Municipal I^awi 
aud . Home Antiquities; the most be- 
t»ming an EngUi^hnan aiid n lovor of his 
couotry ; skilfully derived from .the lt>un< 
tain, and traced . through nil tho«e wind' 
Ings and meanders which render the study 
generally deserted as ilull and impolite, 
unless ]>y those »ho, attracted by mors 
SOrdiiTconiirienitions shbniitted to a h-' 
tigup Vh^t filled indeed their purses for 
the noise they made at JVestnimster, 
wRilst their heads were empty even of 
which they seemed enlirely to de; 

omale and graceful manner of jpeaklOK 
and action upon occasion. The fruit (d 
such an education uould not only inace 
and fiirpish thn Bar with excellent Law- 
yers, but the Nation with able persons, 
fit for any honourable employment, to 
scrre and speak jn Parliament, ahd in 
Councils; give us good Magistrates and 
Justices for references In the country and 
at home; wise Ambassadors and Orator* 
to send abroad: iu a word, qualified Pa- 
triots and Pillars of State, in which this 
age does not, I fear, abound. In the 
mean while, nhxt preference may be 
given to our Constituliuns t deteimhie 
not; but, as I believe Kthicbf and the 
Civil Law were the natural inolhcr of all 
Fjod Laws, so 1 have been told that l]u> 
best Lawyers of England were beretofbre 
wont to mii^le iheir studies together wiUi 
them; but which is at present so rarely 
Cultivated, that those wl^ pass for pro- 
found Sages and Oracles therein are not 
ity shamefully defective in, but even u 

virtfi thems^lvea^ Methinks, did our Inns- the F.'odal and our own. You are speak- 

of-Coiirt Students cume a little heller ing, Sir, of Records; but who are they 

grounded in Kthicks, and with some en- among this crowd (and even of thf. Coib] 

trance into the Civil Law, soch an His- who either study, or vouchsafe to defile 

tnry as you are meditating would lead their fingers with any dust, save what ii 

them on witli delight, anil enable tlicm to yellow '. or know any thins of Kecordi, 

Sev^' of New FuMicalions. 74S 

:,'^}Miil ocmsioD, thpjr Tap oat of bods I refused my subicriptioa tbe last 

t.CttlJe'ihasIn, and Home othert? year la that'book ■hlch VaB nrit for the 

" " ■ " ip their Thole recommending lhe»e Societies j though 1 


Sr Robert.' 

lie thA^t of gala til» 
■iM; lite out Engliih Painten, 
ftieody of (retting preaenl money for ineir 
tnak, (eldooi arrive to any farther evcel- 
IpKy inthe an than face-psiating ; but 
biTe no Ekill in aymmeory, (ler^ectiie, 
the principles of design, or dai-e untler- 
take an hiitoiy." 

Froml^lterLTn. of toI.I. begioi 
■ leriei of yerj imporlant corrft- me j.»wb a 
Ifoaiwix, ralatJTe to certain Socle- rarityrihejahink tllcre 

tia nhicb were formed at the bc<, 
nii^ of the jut century, in cuuie- 
qseoce of the Ro}al Proclamalt 
Profanntion of t 
e Societies had for 

bnt, ii 

1 the opiuLon of some leading 
Q the Church, tiicir real object 
speared to be of another kind, and 
tbst thej nere formed iu contradic- 
tion to the Twelfth Caiion i and, in 
lame iailauces, it did appear that 
^■ociations were formed- between 
Cborchmen and Diuenlers more iofi- 
■iate thaa their respective principles 
could admit, and snch as gave them 
tfie semblance of Conventicles rather 
than of Societiei established tu pro- 
mble the objects of the Froclama- 
tipa, and facilitate the operations of 
the Civil P«wer. Tbe^ (loints are 

■Hj ugued here, in a number of 

commuaications which passed be- Soci 

Iwerai Mr, Nirolson, Archhp. Sharp, 
Dr. Stratford, Bishop of Chester, Mr. 
Yitas, Hr. Wotton, and others: and 
■t appears that the matter became 
the more eagerly contested, as the 
Bench of Bisnopi was by no nieans 
Urced in opinion. The sentiments 
of Archbishop Shaj^, which 


" But, though these te my private sen- 
timents, r gnd otany tif the Bishops of 
anulher mind. Some of them look upon 
these Societies far Reformation to be 6f 
mighty iise. And, consideiiiig how remiM 
the Magistrates generally arc in executing 
■" Laws ajfain St Profane n ess and Immo- 
ly, they think there is no other way to 
ieve that zeal for Religion which i* 
every where lost among us, and to pro- 
mole a Reformation of Manners, but by 
such a joint endeavour of well-dispos«l 
persons ; and accordingly they do what 
n to promote those Societies in 
iftsetive Dioceses. Others of the 
Bishops go not so dr, but content them- 
selves to endeavour the regulating and 
keeping them within bounds, where thejr . 
are voluntarily entered into. 

"The tnitli is, the Societies of London 
have been so industrious in spreading 
thetr books, and the success tliey have 
had (as tliey say) in Uiis way bus mads 
such a noise Vvery where, that thewhdte 
Nation almost hath taken Ibe alarm. And 
so eagerly, in many places, arc the rainfla 
of people- set upon these new methods, 
that it may justly be doubted whether it 
be in the B:shDp'a power to Stifle or sup- 
press these Societies, tbougb be tboaU 

"Add to this, that many of the CterQr 

take encouragement to enter into th^ 

from a passage of my Lord of 

Canterbury's [Dr. Ti 

)n] Circular Let- 

Bishops of hn province, though il is cer- 
tain in that passage he did not intend tba 
st;lting>np such fbrmal Aisociationk, un- 
der Rules indArtidea, as are now fimnel 
ia many place*. The passage is in the 
fourth paragrapb of the Letter, wliere hs 
ishod that the . 

!»"''"*„B«ft"='S^'' """""ejed al^y'ot Ivery neigbbourfiood would 

in the jollowing extract . agree upon frequent meetings, to consufp 

"! myself have always been averse to for the good of Religion, tc. And these 

sack i*rt of confederacies, or combina- meetings might still be made a gieateT 

lisn), whether of Clergy or others, aa am advantage to the Clergy, in carrying o& 

now on fcot every where , whether yiey the Refoimation of jfen's Lives and Manr 

be Ihoie they call Religions Societies, or ners, by mviting the Churchwardens of 

tbwM of a later standing, which go under (heir several parishes, and <rther pioul 

the nanie of Societies for Reformation, as persons among the I^ity, to jam with 

tebling whether they be legal in them- them in the execution of the iIKnit prob»- 

•tlves (though, with submission, I thiuk it ble method* that can be luggesUd foe 

le Conventich 

i> the Twelfth and Sevent^-tlurd Canons], 
ud apprehending, likewise, that, some 
timq or other, we raay feel ill ooasa- 
^aacea fmta them. And fur thase lea- 
SiiT. ^. Auguii, 19J9. 

And ive may very n 
le happy effects of su<dt 

that noble zeat whitrewith so many about 
the Cities of London and Westminster di> 
protnate true piety, ice." I have tran- - 

746 Seview of Nm^Puilicatms. 

(cribed tbns much out of that printed 
Letter fbr fear you stiould not b()ve it 
by you. 

"tJpoii IheMCOiiiideralioiw.'I'am thus 
(ir came iuto these projccte, that 1' tell 
ray Clergy, when any of (hem apply Co me 
about thii matter (as very lately some of 
them have done), "that as fbr^bcir meet- 
ing; together, '^ they have convenience of 
nei;;hbourhaod, fbr tbe promotins Rellgioo 
and KefonuBiJoa in their parish^, it is ■ 
.tbngl would advise tLoD to: but a9 for 

wu Dot'.ineTelj an aBkiraf jKrioiid 
pique,, bat iayolved (uine impotUnt 
questiuni reipecling the Hojal Su- 
premacy ) but ai it proceeded, and HI 
tbetnaoj delays which Bishop Nicot 
""" interpose^, in order to preveDt 

Sorieiics for BeforaiatiDii that 
on foot in severvl places, they are sen' 
thmgi, and fbr which there is do foundu- 
tida in our Laws and Canons, and we do 
not know wbatconsertuenceB they tnuy la 
time produce \ and, therefore, [ dare not 
be the author or adviser to any one, ei- 
.therClergyman or Layman, tnembarkin 
these prqjeota. Nevertheless, being sensi- 
ble that a great many wise and (rood men 
do approt^e of these Societie<i, I will not 
think the worse of any man fur engagmg 
in tb«m. Xor shall these Socictie* meet 
with any discouragement, so long . 
as they keep within the bounds which the 
Laws of the Land and of the Cburch have 

.Tlie wfiole of this ctnTcspondenee 
u trell (leserviog, at tlic present criiii, 
of an attentive peruta I. 

Tft those who arc curious in Eccle- 
SLSitical Hiitorj and Autiqtiitiea, the 
Letters which follow, respeclin? the 
controTersy betweeu Wake and At- 
terburj on the powers of the Convo- 
cation, nil! prove not less useful or 
interesting. To many it will appear 
a very singular circutnaUmcc, -hnt it 
wag once seriously proposed that the 
Convocation should peremtitunly sit 
with every Parliamentj tliat what- 
ever bishoprick becante Tacaat io (he 
Stunmer ahould continue so till ttie 
Parliament met in the Wintert and 
beiog met, 'tlte Lower House of 
' €onTocutioD was to agree upon six 
persons to be. nominated to this bi- 
■hoprick i otit of these the Upper 
House was to choose four i out of 
them the Archbishop, twoj and out 
of the two the King one! There are 
likewise, in the course of thi.i Carre- 

's of the Writers very strikingly j 
Hud those who make human nature 
their study will have frequent occa- 
•ioii to exclaim', Tantane animit ea- 
lettibia irat Tkere are liltevisc ma- 
ar curious historical particula'rs in the 
knercalioa between NicolsoB, now bi- 
shop of CaiJiilC) and Attetbiirj. It 

he discovered a considcr^le mixture 
of penonal feientraent, which, after 
all, was obliged to' yield to the 
Queen's pleasure. The Notes on tbii 
parlof these volumes are particularly ' 
valuable, as connecting the Letters of 
Attcrbury here with those in his Cor- 
respondence formerly published, and 
thereby e\hibitin«^ aiair aod very irf^ 
teresting view of the whole contro- 
ycrij. The folloTfin' tetter, wbicb ' 
conclude! the first period of their al- 
tercation, will not be read without 
emotion ; 
" To Dr. A-m»»URV, Dean of Carlisle. 
■ " Mr. Dean, Mas 1^' '''''''. 

" This day 1 bejin my ordinary (Trien- "■ 
nial) Visitation of tbe City and Diocese of 
Carlisle i as my Predecessors have beeo 
accusiomed to do*. And I intended to 
have Gpcned it (as they usually did) with 
some enquiries in the Chapter-house: but, 
00 an account which my brother John baa 
given me of your eicpressing your readte 
ness to settle all matters in diRerencr 
there (in ■ peaceable manner) at your 
neit coming down', I am wilting to defer 
my calling upon your Society; hoping 
that you will ease me of that pan of this 
year's ti'oublc. 

"Ojte tiling mora he tells me. which I 
cannot but meution to you. He saya, 
you ncre pleased to acquaint him that 
you .had a promise under my band that I 
would never give Soncrby to Mr. Whit- 
tingdnle. This, I am verily pcisuoded, is 
a mistake:' and I am very snie that I 
have a promise Under yours (about the 
same date that mioe, if ever made, must 
bear) which was not peifomied ; and yet 
it was (in my opioioa at least) of more 
cobgequencs than the oCber. These ma- 
tnal cliarges will be best answered at our 
peeling here. , 

" This promise I do now frankly and 
deliberately make, that uo Member of 
the Chapter shall be ever coimtenanced 
lOy disrespectful behaviour to- 

bope for a suitable return to. Sir, your 
affectioaate brother and servaol, 


* " The Bishop endeavoured to appease 
his Chapter by visiting them in pursuaaee 
of the power given b; the Statufet." 


K09.] Sevieseqf ^ew Puhlicatkmt. 747 ' 

AllOIlf t^ Tter llOfi a. ringulir in- ' 103. A Letter en Totmlirm' and the Eilab- 
l^tlkrity took plaice to the case of lUhmtnl; addreutd to the Right Han. 
a Cnnte who was chosen Chureh- Spenoet PercBrif, Chmnth, ,tf ihi Ex- 
■Wirita.- The corfeipondence hetween '*«?""i„'*^^* **" Remarhoaku prv. 
Bp. Nicolson and 6r. Todd on thii ^^^^ »"- S™- PP- *«■ 11"">BK»»- 
mbject ii fai^I; characteristic, and -' , 
" leftdi to a discussioD of poinlfl which "IFTER iwmeiennble remark* oh 
one Would not luppwte (o he inrolved the Toleration Lawt, and a fair'itate- 
&i the original question. TheCurate, ment of Iheirbearbgs oB the Eitab. 
JoKphLanghorne, Mr. Nichols might Iwhment, and on the Di.wntert, our 
feave toht uj, was father to the file Author conclude* that such an Bstah- 
Pr. Laiigborne, the Poet. Iwhment as ouri is entitled to all sup- 
In Tol. II, the firsi part of the po't and eneourazement consistent 
Correspondence relates to tbeContrft. with juit prbcjples of Tsleration, 
Tersj, and Proceedings in i>arli anient , He then proceeds to sUte some va^Af 
on the Episcopal Bights in Cathe- of freedom and protection ^o which 
drals, agitated by Bishop Nicolson's t|e conceives the Eitablishmeot to b« 
old antagonist, Ur. Toddi and the entitled: The first he adverts to ii 
latter consists chiefly of the friendly what has lately come hefoni iM, iu 
and often facetioiis correspondence of various shapes, the want of a sufB- 
Dr.HenryDowncs,succes«SyelyBishop cient number of blaces of worship, 
of Killala, Btuhin, Heath, and Derry. Much cannot be added to a subject sa 
In this the Reader will find uumerqus obvions and well understood. As a 
notices relatWe to the literary publi- remedy, however, he pforosei, that 

■ cation, of the day, and the ecclesins- wherever a well-attested representa- 
tkal promotions and intrigues which tion i| made by tha Bishop of any Sm 
occurred during the reign of Georgel. '" Government, that there is a want 
'aadpartofthalofGeorgell, of achurch or a chapel for-any dis- 

AUbougb, for obvious reasons, we *"«'. whether upon the new or old 

■«nnoteipatt«eonlhemeritof'thcse "te, a Brief should he granted by 

-voluroes as they deserve, it is but Govemment at little or no cUarge; 

Jostice to observe, that to all who and if the produce be not adequate to 

are desirous of penetrating into the »n estimate made upon oalh, and lo- 

ininirfe History of Literature, and gaily, bidding unOn the parties, the 

tiio Characters of Literary Men, the deficiency should be supplied by Go- 

preseotpublicationmBstprovehighly vemmen(. The officiating MinUter of 

gratifvifig and satisfaclory , nor is it »"* chapel, he proposes, shall be 

ies* requisite to add, that it derives appointed by the Incumbent, With the 

very coiisideiable advaofages from approbation of the Bishop of the DU 

ha/ing fallen into the hands of the ocesej and bis salary shall be paid 

■ nibe Editor who has finished the f">m the profit of a cerUin number 
Publick with the contemporary Cor- o' pewi to be anptoprrated to his ad- 
respondenceofAtterburyand Swift, vantage, limited according to ciivum- 

^ ' stances, while the rest of liie cbipd 

lai. EUmenU of Reform; or, A«Aa(a.nt shall be free to the lower classes^ If 

0/ Ike JHoHi-ei and Inlenlioni of the Ad- it be thought right to allow mar- 

vxalei for Pitrliamenlary R^armalion. riages and burials in tliese chapels, 

fiji William Cobbett, Proprietor of " The the surpMce-fees may he added in the 

- RAilkal Segister." pp. 2*. Aspeme, endowment of the cliapd, under Cer- 

Hatobatd, &c. 1S09. 'tain restrictions. - 

AMONG the many attempts which The next subject which engages 

have been made to prov the incon- our Author's -attention is the facilitr 

fistency of the Author of " The Poli- with which licences may be obtainni 

tkal Register." this roust certainly bf Ihe low aud illlterale among the 

fe proDOdncad the most successful; Sectaries. After taking a review of 

and we hope its eirculatipn will not the Laws upon this point, be give* it 

be confined, A more salutary expo- as his .opinion that they give not only 

. sition of want of principle wc have ■, toleration, but hold out inducements 

seldom met with; and Ine present is Iu such persons to procure exoinp- 

andoubtedly the fit time to shew tlic tions from parisli offices, militia, &c. 

people of what stuff their pretended To correct tbiv abuse, ho proposes 

irinda and patriota are made. tlut preaching. Uccncei ihiiuld b« 

» Srante4 

74JS. Jlevtewof N'mTuiHo$tieifs.--^aiff&lfiii.Katx>sias. [August, 

tbjeK nibJQctf a^ f^afleit althoKli 
we must, at the i^e l^nie. p^,^^^ 

ticDt to i«nD a Qoagtegatiun (sup- 
p»*e, for^xample, lixteeo or tweotj), 
■hduld applj, auil^iTeJn Ihe name. 

ther wiU, in Uie luJiK^wnt p'ft't 
find rniwy judiciaiu .ob^ejr'^IJuiu ,91^ 
cewdence, curatei, ItUiet, ana o^i«r to~ 

UiCT wiifa to be IJceiued, together 
vith some teitJEDtmisIs to hii morid 
oharaolerf and, at the same tjmei a 
. irrittea declaration of the lesding 
docbioet which tfaef profeu, and up- 
on which they ground their t^tplica- 
tion £or a particul»r tewher, that it the following strain: 
way besoeo that there is oothins in- ""-■" ^--"' "-■' 
GOinpaliUe with good order aua the. 

)S. Jh 04' on HuJhaih qT L 
Colonel GeOTp! J. B. I'uciker. Un. pp. 
14. Hatchard. 

OUR Author, baving prointied tor 

crown bis song" b; a tribute, tv 

pitt'i memory, breaks forth in 

Hail! Pat/iot: 'Hiiill Saviqnr. Sood 

lecuiity of the P^lick in what they ^'^"f "f ZT*'^"^ ^" "'^'''" ^*** 

Mtert^B, and th»t tlu. dedaratioi T.^y'-^^ «'?'''*•*= h-- n.a„yWi««, B«.ca 
•hoitld be publicly Mcordod »t the 

la Ibis plau we- see totne advan- 
tages and some tlifficuttie*. Our Au- 
thor proposes, if we do not miitake, and less 

that such a CuDgregation aro to lay The number or our widows, lod Ihe rage 

their . religious principles before the Of Wood (tlwo cutting off our youths 

3eiicti, of Justice?! a class of men, ' f.i.~.i- • ■ 

,■,■■-■ , .. . .f J I ..• 1 iny lite exfla 'a: now many wiqteis bibo* 

^ithju ber aotient baidu, our .cities peao* 
Hud brooded, and the hoary bead of Age 
Been now more .freciueut ia our street*. 

•Hie AWB afraid, in roqny part* of the 
country, not sufficiently conTersant 
in religious controversy to be able to 
decide what pfiuciples are or are not 

S' icuinpatible with good order, 8x, 
esides, it appean to us, that a li- 
.ceuce thus given a direct 
.■■netiuB, Id many cases, to principles 
jncopipatible with those of the Estab- 
liihnient t unless, what can scarcely be ^ 
the case, our Authtir would licease p^^, 
■fio principles but those of the Church { 
which happen to waul no such sauc- 01 inem, ana t 
tion. With respect to the practices them, makt^ it 
of the Dissenters, our Author seems curate Druwins 
not sufficiently acquainted with their 
liistory. Be says, p. ii, " 1 ant in- 
formed, that, in lome placet, they 
baptise and keep Registers." U 11 
uotorious that Ihey ba|itise iu all 

iilaces, andbavedoae so foragreat 
englh of time. He speaks iint of 
their assumipg the power of confer- 
ring orders a« being a most formidi 

(should not deplore." 
Our virgins through their lives umnatcb'd 
We have selected this as one of the 
mosE perspicuous passagesin the whole 
pcrfoiinaace [ yet we^tC sorry to add 
that it is But poetr; or common senij. 


A Constant RcjiDsa requests that Bo- 
tanists nauld p.iy attention. Ibis Autuma, 
to cbe various Species of JFiatgiaei whudi 
may be expei^ted soon to make their ay- 
pCDranee, be much is wasted in this pait 
^r Botany. Tlic shortduration of many 

.r .1 ._j -L. 'iffii^ty of ppeserring 

necessaiy to take ac- 
curate Uruwin^ tliao of Flowering Plants, 
Mosses, &,c. Yuung persons of both sexes, 
who are Toud of cSrawmg Flowers, might be 
of considerable serrioe (although not Bo- 

iii,g viutiB a.' iKiu^ 11 luvai iviiuihb- oe made, Dy Car 

ble obstacle to the hope of re-union, ton ooly; and 

ID those wlio study this part of Natural 
>i:slary. If OescriptioDS were added, it 
«uu1d lie stilt belter. Iliere can be littta 
doubt but many valuable additions a>if;ht 
ide, by careful attentiw ' 

In all this, however, there is nothing 
new ( and however we may regret 
thut Sectarianism is promoted and 
perpetuated by such means, we have 
no power to prevent it, according to 
Ihe, existing taws i unless what our 
Author proposes should he 'deemed 
expedient, consistent with Ihe princi- 
ples- of Toleration, and advis.ible at 
tbe present crisis. We wou^, there- 
fore, direct our Readers' attention I o' 
that pact of 'the pnmphlet tb which oiil 

Dr. Smith's Volume 
which will contain the Fungi, and Dr, 
Hull's last Volume (new edit.) vf the Bfi- 
I'uh' Flora, arc not yet published, it is par- 
ticutarty desiiahte that these Vegetables 
should be inveatigaled at preECat. A flar- 
den Grau-plot, or Shrubbery, or i Fir. 
plantation, might aHhrd many ■ moining'a 
amusement in the months of September 
and October, paiticulaily after rain, 10 
those who may be iudiiced to attoiid to 
this siif eeslion, 'and who ma; not bfre 
opportunities trf senrchinj in woods and 
plei:e3 itiataut Iroin home. 

Select ^oelri/, for AagoiSt, 1809* 

¥EEP not, ye friendi Jind neigh- 
bouis round; 
Hiiu^en *oi;ld, no more lament ; 
J«r, thougii unr brother's under ground. 

Hit ^dd life wu wisely ipeot. 
U/Mll has rtacVd Uiai happier ihore, 

ByJnendly death fiosi pain releai'd, 
WKreLSupeT-humaa joys realon 

Etenul life for thM deceas'd. 
ffilh Bstieloir, in lipg'ring pain. 

His life long border'd on the graTc, 
And dragg'd Disease's tedious dwia 

Without one .anxiojis wish to sav*. - 
With songs of holy joy ariie. 

And grateful to that Power Supieme, 
Wbif wisely first our patience tries, 

nKh calls us from the painful dreim. 
The toils of lifa will soon be past. 

Sot can VuOk'i tiiumph come fao 

suqh i{)peals coldhtarlnl Pta^na 

Preierve his Countryi, guard the People's 

Long may Britannia this Irue Palript own, 
Late ipar'd from earth to fill a heavenly 

Tb J. P. RORtRDEAU, ElJ.' qf B*TH, on 

Ticehmg hit "StAjiz«s op Sosaow," 
iKcaaorai by tke Oialh of his eldest San 


£aiure aiDict 


while they last, 


Brothenof Misery, be not sad. 

Court not Affliction's pining brood ; 
JfFortnne scorn, dare to tte glad; 

Supjiort the ill, and hope the good. 
Though bitter are the roots of woe, 

Yet from them sweetest fruits arise, 
For God bis rii^hes wjII bestoW' 

On whom the suiTering rod he tries, 
lien triumph will for ei 


lialt shar. 



^ ANK Sorrow's soften'd shades amonc,. 

mournful Muse' has 6ft' i'e- 

clin'd! [song. 

There YouHO aUun'd his woe - fraught 

And MasoH sooth'd his grief-woralQind. 

A ooflunon loss with ecery glow ' 

Of Griefs soft numbers swells the line ; 
But lieartfelt complicated woe 
. Alone could dij^ir such strains as thine I 
As thy fam'd J!u»ibh»'s* mighty stream, 

■ Whose rising waters geiitly roll. 
So floffs at first thy mournful theme; 

Then swelling whelms the thrilling soul.I 
Oft have I cijD'd a garland drear 

Of Battering Hope's sad withered bloom, 
' And with the fond fralemal tear 
Bedew'd a Sister's early tomb. 
But Reason's voice commands to ceate - 

The Bjod of Sorrow's gashing wave; 
And Revelation whispers peace, 

In happier worlds beyond the grave. , 
Gosport. ilfay 1809. J. R. 

3b J. P- ROBBRDEAU, Biq. q/* BaiTH, DM 

the Ptruial qf kii "Stamiai of Sosaow," 
' apoB Ihe Death <>f%ii Son in Bengal. 

IN those bright maasions of. eternal day. 
Where souls once mortal hymn th' an- 
gelic lay, 
Thy Hekst sits ; and, smiling fiom above, 
Marks the effiisions. of paternal love. . 
Oh ! I have read, till at ekcb sorrowing 
strain [vein! 

My an^ish'd heart has bled in every 
Such "sad similitudes" each line con- 
vey'd, [made : 

They tore the half-cWd wounds a Siaterf, 
But tore so sweetly, that the tears I shed 
Flow'd less to weep for, than embalm the 
dead. [heart. 

Maid of the streaming hye, and gentle 
In thy soft sorrows Pitv bears a part; 
And Hope sweet whispering in the vale 
below, [woe ! 

Bids hush ttiu sigh, pnd still the Moumcr'i 


FAIN wDukl my Muse, In gratefal 
Attempt 10 sing one Chieftain's praise ; 
Croni'd with laurels brighter far 
Than evergrac'd Ambition's cnr ! 
Wcealhs iq Christian battles won! 
Trophies radiant as the sun ! 
With hearts exulting, thousands claim 
An int'rest in his worth and fame, 
Who with Compassion's iindeil unn 
Bids Serrow'f drooping child rijoice ! 
While Afric's raqe admiring hear 
. The lutme to them most iov'd and dear ! 
Unceaiiug bless the neal hestow'd, 
Which stopp'd at X-^giii the trade of hhoi !■ 
And bade Oppression tear no more ' 

Their S3bh< race from native shore. 

Butwich crampt genius' feeble wing 

How vain the attempt in roe to sing ! ^__ . ___ . — 

Ti« Gratitude demands the lay, # pj,,. ^ver Burrharopooter and >ti 

And i ber soured call obey. ' Deity form a prominent feature in tha 

Vskivain, unheard nf, when to him I sued, Obituary Poem. 

Stf~^UU aiUsHimn, he giaalt Ihe hopti-far- f The writer had published a poem 
called "AufjEta," on the death of a 

ir'Oiiituary, p. CSJ. 


Select Poeity, for August, - 1 809. 

ily Yet though oar Senal 

See riiere she points to foodet bev 

plains, [strains : 

Wblle thus the cheen tbea in immortal 
" Ob grieve not, Mourner, ttat thy.IlEHHv'1 

He b 

■i the F 

eiij 1 

ir plain- f 


yonder J 

To mix anew with kindred of hi9 own ■ 
<>h ! think, when LFe's inanity ali'all ceoMi 
And frail mortality lies donn in peace, 
Wherfalt this FET'iish pil^imago is run. 
What bliss awaila thee with thy darling 

ion ! [sport warm. 

Then on tbf raptur>d light, with trait- 
Shalt bunt thy Eaioted bof'a efTulgent 

forni [souud, 

While" moving to the mild harp'" lilv'ry 
With all her ieiD-A(iro''family around, 
Radiantand meek 'mid yon celestial train, 
Thy lost Ma>ia* shall be found again! 
BalhfMas 1309. AdIilfhsi. 


A Setiriad Fragment, 

RISE, honeft Satire, take thy daring 
flight, [light; 

And drag font deeds of darkness into 
Thy'notes from li>vns to villages prolong, . 
A fruitful haiveit clahas the unsparing 

Folly and Vice nprear the nhblushing head. 

And Virtue's safeguard. Shame, despis'd, 

has fled. [hand, 

' Corruption grasps her prey with gilded 

And Money rule* the sei, and Kloney 

rules the land. [call, 

, The Church, the Senate, Bi^, for places 

■ 'And "peotionl, pensions," is the cry of 

all. , 

Now Whitrlock's name pollutes the in- 

ilignant page, 

' And Cintra'i Treaty lires a Nation's rage ; 

WbUe Oailic robbers . plunder in their 

flisht, [British might. 

And British folly yields the prize of 

Hail, worthy Master of the savage art, 

To play the bnll-dog's sanguinary part. 

The ftoble Lawyer strove- with Chrisljan 

. - xealf, [feeli 

To make, IHce men, e'en senseless jockeys 

Teach them t« spare the bloody-mlangled 

Which uiatcb'd 'gainst matchless time oft 

dirs within tjie course. 
This gen'rons aim thy skill perverse o'er- 

ibren, [dew. 

And chcck'd the rise of Pity's heavenly 
fiiuvers, your goads, your spun, postil- 

Yonr cruelty jt sanction'd by the la;; 
Indulge each brutal passiou of the soiil, ' 
None ean your Fnliumanily controuk 

* T)ie late Mrs. fiol>crduau. 

t StB Lord Krskinc's S|)eech, pp. 515, 

He markii the liott's eager thirst of hlood j 
Snipooded wortd* turn trembling at lut 
. nod, [Ggd. 

And prostrate Nature owns tiie preaeol 
Shall then, vain man, tJie cr«atuTo of ■■ 

Abuse, unpunish'd, bis intrusted power? 
Say, shall he lift the scourge, or plunge 
' the knife, ^life ? 

And quench, in sport, th$ sacred flaVie of 
No i— in his Word the I,ord of HoMa has. 

ni 01 Hosia nns. 


id fair Mercy's V 

That blessings shall attend fair Mercy's V 

But ourses orerthrow the rothlew bar-V 

t>arou> bead. ' 

But who is she that haonti the' thnNfB'd 



Loaded with diam 

inds, Bnttering 'm brd- 

ToMing her head 

io high with ptoud di(< 

Forsook I 
Shame 01 

So gay, fantastic, impudent, and vain ■ 
Thatthing is Lady Wanton; whD'to.we4' 
A nqble Lord aspif'd, then staln'd his. bed 
With fiiul adultery; and, to mend ber 

er fanibaiid's, took her hecper** 
the Law, toch nuptials to allow ; 
iprmt a mark ^n each polluted 
brow. * 

In days of yore, irihen Iterling learning 
A vig'rous plant, and goodly to the view ! 
When foet'fing favour unH'd with kind re- 
And modest Merit reap'd a due reward ; 
Prelerment then sp<Ae out with honest 

Apd grUicfnl flocks approv'd the VttU '~ 

But now all merit in elections lies. 

The bustling clerk from town tu villagei 

And ev'ry low intrigue ni 
Hif Patron's cause iii 

man^>ows ; 
A Rector's sleeve soon >ipes bis greuy 

Sahuii. ElS^Lt. 

To a LaJf, on Iht Reltm qf %i v> 

HOW can } lovely Nature scs 
In all its iH-istine gaiety. 
And ev'ry hill and d.tle hetweeD, 
Array'd again in cheerful greeu ) 
Now can I view the shady bower*, 
With varied hoes of fragrant Bowen, 
Flowen enan>e]iog the glade, 
WDicb bud to die, and bloora to ftiB i 
How can the rose its pride rcsiune, 
Aod'mR around iti t«Mt perfume, 


Seitct FoetJi/, /or Aa%u%t^ 1309. 

le field 


Wtat U 

blisi the air? Zephyrs bring 

New (racei to the yoothrul ^uiof ; — 

Williaiit recalliog to my mind 

A Diiid as fair, but far less kind } 

IMsidasGiir; for. Tie* the clumii 

Hliich glov wilbiD her circling anoSi 

H« diecks tbu ros«>i hoe cclipsa, 

Wbilc all it> sweets an in her lips. 

Bat lu less kiad ; — tor mark how frea 

The Spring extendi her cbarity, 

DiipmsinK sweetness o'er tbe ball. 

Bestow alike a smile on all. 

Theawhy sbouU'sl thou rrfuse to bless, 

SiacethaucDaApIeHewith 90 much less} 

I uk not half su mueti of thee, 

iMew a imile alone on nc. E. F. 

Mr. U»AK, 

THE inclowd Versef were vritten be- 
iSTRCn the year 1130— iO, and are 
>n]>po>ed to bare been addressed by aoni« 
of thr Cambrid^ Poets' of that lime eitlier 
ta Uk daughters of Dr. Beatley or some of 
tbeir aimciates. If worth preserving, anil 
«*Jreadyin print, they are « yoor ■j^ctti'Ut 
KrTKe. — Do you know (he rulLonin|t Imes, 
»r tbe author of them, who was said to 
bare sent Ibem to his hoM, whom he bad 
jiiit been visiting far the first lim'', after 
reiKated solicitatioiis for twenty years t 

1 car'd lB<it night, amidst our glee, 
No more for Fate than Fate tor me 1 
Bstnow, on rummaging my pate. 
Que quarrel stills &id wilta Fate. 
Ih coming twenty yejrs 1 spent, [event } 
And now I've been, why — what's tha 
1 're cat out worit fiir twenty more. 
To jneve I never came before. - 

Youn, Jcc. , * . 


OrTBaac to Miss Chloe. 
'TWOULD well complete tl 

ings Heavin can se 
Ti> 1>imon'* verse if C" 

A friend or two, lome 
Which health and^eiercise at imce may 
yield. ~ [share. 

Let Damon these with charming Chloe 
All pride of courts, all grandeur he 'II for- 
' bear. (powV, 

Sated with ease We'll smile at wealth and 
Desinu of which no many hearts devooT : 
WrA:hed desires — tiiough UieyBl 

T is only Ihey that to themseli 

itmg « 

.1 Fate.^ 

6! givf v. 

sigh in^ 

K to c 

What can be wanting bat the naptis4 
A quiet mindr disptts'd to dwell in p^ce. 
In loTo with Silence, Innocence, ami Ease: 
Despising Title, empty, idle thing; 
And greedy Av'rice, ever en the wing. 
Swift to acquira, but aadly slow (o spend ; 
With fell AinbilioD, dangTous in its end. 
' ■ shun — th09» learn ; .from 

Courts retire, " [spire; 

And ID some rural scene sweet air re. 
Cunlent, and therefore rich, . in passion 

Of all the goods the jrise can wish possrss'd. 
Jhus will we live, nor blame guperiof 


It be happy, or the fault is ours. 

> Miss Chloe. 
complete the bless-1 
can send, [lend,f 
if Chloe wouU at-f 

id his dearest friend. ) 

Hit ardent tore, hil just esteem to show, 
In^iii'd by her these ready numbers flow : 
By Panioa mov'd in her all charms to 

By Season taught to dote upon her mind. 
i£ I'CC no husband, but in wishing made 
A lurer hithful, till his hopes succeed. 
Bear then, fair nymph, what Damon 

A neat Machine to travel thither soon ; 
A mull estate to aid tbe WBn.'s of life, 
Btnanti a tisir, and 'mtngst those few 

To a young Lady, tnVi a Lap-Dof. 
TO tb'ee, fair Nymph, a dog I send. 
Thy couch to guard, thy board to tcnil. 
This dog might an example be 
To any 1 oble two-legg'(l he : 
Faithful h« will in servic prove. 
And ever gratefnl for thy loi/e. 
Such as each maid would wish her swaia. 
Always to please, but never pain. 
Yethim wo saucy men do call 

A creature quite irrational. 

° What then is Reason ? Instiact vhat? 

.n_ A"^ wherein diAers this from that? 
Tell me, ye teamed Si-otists, say. 
Why those who boast ef Reason's sway, 
Are fat- lesf govem'd, I^r more fool'd. 
Than Ihose'by weaker InuiHct rtii'd ? - 
Nd answer to these doubts are fbund , 
But quibbling jargon, senseless sounl. 

Take, therefore, take, thou gentle fair. 
The jetty Msuro to thy care : 
By thy soft hand may he be led. 
And. by thy snowy fingers fei : 
Wheta soothing dreims thy eye-lids close, 
On the same dawn may he Kpose, , 
Thy <*«nn5 from bold intrudets keep. 
And tmly to Aleiis jleep. 


CtOoi^Ic , 


Select PoelTs, fer Aflgust, 1 80*. 

Author <^ CfELtBi. 

To Ikt mOsra 

Lone bul a 
prevaii'd, ' [eiil'd 

I'hrougb which our yoothi wore huHj si 
The great palladium of Um Bcrtisb Laws, 
The Britirii FreGi, Ikcame th' 

Here all ar« readera, from tbe Prelate 
down [gown : 

To him wo makei the kamed Prelate's 
th, from the fair who glitters at the Court 
To htr who toila for ev'ry day's siippert. 
Hence public Libraries in er'rif street 
attract our notice, and our wishes meet ; 
Where the young li^ia aad the servant 

ItisndtonTy»MHh - 

Whlcri gives to lift a'lM; ' 

Wilh ext^giie we 'II purchase health. 
With labsuT rweeten rmt^ 
To all the 'world we <ll prore 
Our store can ne'er be spent ; 

We '11 taste no luxury but love, — 

. Ho pleht; bat cooteot. E. p. 

The p 


t student tor the 
Procure the floating novels of the day, 
Imbibe (heir prmciple, and leant tlieir 
way. [taught. 

As the^ were wrong, sothey were wrongly 
Aad big with miiclijef was the meihud 

The writers all were venal, or, at best, 
Manneis and morals were their only test ; 
"E'eu they wliose names steod foremost on 

the roll. 

Wrote for the body, hut forgot the soul. 

None chose to take Relipoa for a tbeme. 

But dipp'd their pctis in Lrror's wan- 

d'ring stream. 

>Tw>» left for thee to form the graiid 

design, [vine : 

To make a Norei. speak of truths di- 

To ahew Salration's great and gloi' 

plan, [ma 

The Christian covenant 'tween God ar 
That Faith alone is not approy'd above. 
Unless it work by charity and love j 

On teiing tht FoHrinl ^Miit C— — h.- 
C WEET Nymph ! as iate I trae'd wia 

My hosooi heav'd the sympathetic i^f 
And what my tongue conceal'd the i^ 

What though to 

the smiles 

. That play luxm 

unkoown, yet ilill 

tby heaute- 

'McujiivtnBawtrtLLuaLev'ry oarebeguileB, 

The taper form combiu'd with evVf 


Ab 1 these are charms that caught mf 

raptur'd gaze, [thrilling smart; 

And piercTd my breast with Love's soft 

Be mine those charms in silent joy to 

praise, [the heart. 

Nor risk a view, which surety *oaiid* 

Jahii Vaix. ■ 

Wadham Cdltge, (Jion. 1730. 

^JTRANGER, whoe'ei 
proach not w 

thou art, ^- 

r"j •■".■''"■""■' ""''™"'' . , kj ptoach not Dear, 

And onr best works may yet be good for ^,n)e,s p^par-d to drop the silent tear ; 

Donght,' For youth, and worth, and probitv, Md 

UnlMs.m/oreoierfieiwe they are wrousht. • f^^^ '^ . 1^,^^ 

These are the truths tbat gild thy ample Atllie eutomb'd indoor Charles Graham's 

page, ' His was the heart to melt at others' gricF, 

And catch th' attention of a gidily age. His was the band to ofi^ iU relief; 

As Doctors oft, to cure their patients' iti, His was the mind must ardent to attaiB 

Are forc'd to cheat them with a gilded All that Co knowledge and to good pcrtaia, 

pill; Beuevplence was his, affection kisd. 

So hast thou as'd a laudable disguise Good (ras his heart, and pious was fait 

To gain our reading, and to mukeuswise, mind; [save 

To lasb our vices, yet conceal Ihc rod. But knowledge, worth, nor piety could 

And lead our views to goodness aud to This hapless youth from hn unOrtwIy graV4. 

Qod. Augail 15. D.S. . 
Thine he the meed of well-deserv'd ap- 

OF self-approval from a righteous cause ! 
O then no longer seek to hide thy uane 
But in the temple of terrestrial Fame, 
Let Time enrol it with the worU's ac- 

SONG), adapud to German Music, 

J'LL envy not the glare 
With which the richest thide, 
If you 'U my little fortune share, 
And make that little thine. 

Original Epitaph on a Policy firbW. 

LIF£'9 Policy fall, and his rhdu do* 
all done, - < 

Here menlder^Sir Justin Andra;' 
His bustling, his blnstering course it is too, ' 

And Death grasps the prig in bis claw. 
Should you search alt Lloyd's through {ft 

, a tear or a sigh. 

And ask if they wish'd hun again i \crf, , 
In their techUcal lingo the writers woull 

Iri Ihe Rww qTAu Xaier, Amen. 

. I *«■■■]■ 


- . Kowrtt or^ CoMuona, Mdy I. so tlistby tb* i.-Duuniwioiiat.5^ ttti. 

Ur. Oni mofed that.the Fonrlb {toport. on the giw patsseie—rbf hiotera^ .aad- 

pf UiB OoiBintttre of f utrKo KxpehiUture iatBTest on-.thq tntancM, it aH'^red JJ»tJ 

IkmM kv amed n read. Tbis beiag b the fiHt^ycers tMrbiul UkotfcrUieir 

.q(H!)!cl to, In oalled the BttentiuHUf the \abours st the.TSt« of 2T,UD0f. Sat «m1| 

Ubos^totlK'untMniledilMl in thit.Re- CommlswjnE^r ! The Hoa. G»t1adwB. 

pnK. The J>atch CaMiOiuiiHieTii, he ob- th^ pointeil out a drcumataiice whicti 

Urtei, bad Ifeen appAinted iB.1795 to secmi'il to have encaped the WenUoo .of . 

mntft, leUv aad dispme of tte cai^ee* the ' Comflfittee — that the CoBimisaiooert 

-4f Dntch Bhips (Mtained qr brmgtat iAto had ChargRd 5 per cent. oHOiBislfioo- upoff 

£nglish poVts, in order 10 prevent the car- the propeity which had been managed by, 

gdcr from .-ttias grtetly (fljutcd or de- the Eait India Cooipariy, in tba diajKiial at 

(tro.t«d; aod Ibey were desited fo keep triiich Oiey liad ntj trOiiUe wh»*C»er.^ Ho 

their acaotnti in luoh niana&- as the a]*o njiDarlted, that tlic hjgheat cDBi^iMiaa 

'Brrtmatj should SrteL Theae GommiS' taken anioc^ merdiaDti va3 Mf per ttnt. 

sieasHwDrefrvein nuiiibef — Jamea Cina- on the jnitiii liroreedji, and which thea« 

ford, John Brickvood, Allen Chetfipld, Cdmmisiionera muat have knowo. Afltr. 

Alexander Baxter, and- John Bowles, reprobatioglboliesligeaceof (loveniDttni, 

IliEtr idea (tfesed, .and tlieirtriKiSactions aiul comnieiitinf: aecert^y upon the con- 

4«rB ncariy brought to a cLose, in JiUy duct and eharaciet of Mt. Bowles, and- ■ 

1499. Nothing remained after that but his-vievs in raising the cry of AMi-^aCD>> 

temH sales oE [emnanis, not completed binism, the Hon. Geotleman OoDcliidte<lr 

tiU 1801, aA4 a few other things which by submilting a motion, censuring the 

would ^re them *eryHittle trouble. To conducts Goverameiit in KStcUling for 

UiCM, hortenfr, iras to be added, an im- the accom^tsofthe.ComBiIsBiDnenidlSWa 

portaot law-suit oommenced in n<>7, which wben tbeir cummissiou ought to barelieaK 

brought imo. quti^tion property to the cjosedi and also a^mat the COnmima-. 

MnOnA of 180,001)/. But thia couM not nersfor grosi misconditot, in violating thai 

intpose much labour upon the Commis- Aut under wfaiclitlieywen: ajl^inted, uat: 

aioaen, ai it was obvious that the biirtheo appropnatjng lo their own uat tuna foP- 

must reit upon (he .Solicitors and Counsel, which tliey ought to have accouotcd to the' 

No ftntd [dmnaeratioa having becrr a^' publieh, and referring Ibe eiamiaatios oG 

kiga«d tire. CoDmissianera, they resdrcd tbeir accompti to Iha Auditora of PuUiC 

tn remunerate themielues, and according- Accompts. 

If charged a canimiaajon of 5 ptrteni. on Mr. 77iurn(i* Stated^ that theremunera' 

the grou proceeds of their, aalea, which . tion propomt by the Committee, wa* 

cond^vioa, in the' fuur firat years, 10,00(1'. from wliidi, after several dedua-' 

■mounted in all Id gO,OOUJ. Oidyoneac-' tions ahould br-m»ile by the Auditor, .tbe 

aompt was rendered to thcf rivy Council ; remuornttjim would be perfectly reaerin- 

and in this itwas rraiaikablBtbatna'nMB- aUe. Hrthoii^Mllie Conunistiiinitnmuol)' 

Committee observed, miglitlead the Privy Mr. B-fO " ' . . . , _ 

Council to iaiagioe.tbatnocoRnnissiiiawn^ had not bee 

dtaif od, alcbough at that tim« 2.^,000/. tun daj's btfufttbe mitjceof morhigtitesf 

kid BCtaally been divided. Tlie Act .iin BEsoUitions had been givl-n; audit wai not 

tborfaing Uioae appointmenta of the Com- tlierefore SHf|^i»iogtliat nothing had osyrt 

mtAaoen, required that the pnceeda of been' don« in tonaetfiH'nce. He declared 

thesalos dioiild bo paid into the Bank of (hat hi' »bDuld i^^cthv pieviouaqueatioa: 
Bnglaodi but, inatead of this, the Coip- Sir J. AVzipArf said, -that the CommiasiO' 

mittioBera had open^ acoounu n'ih pri- uGr« had, Bi tlio liret yearof tbnrimmi- 

vale banliers. . Mr. Piu had, in 1796, ap- natiiui, lodged 050,000/. in the faurils- <£■■ 

pBodtothera to know wbccber any .sum their private bankers, and uot a brthinf 

arising tram the'caJe of the pioperty under >u tiic Hauk of. l^tiiHand ; and, within th« 

tbeir management could be paid into ifae last three y^art. thi> u-hole sum lodged in. 

exchequer for tiie curreot service of the the Bonk .of England did not exceed 

yaar. They denied tliHt tiiey rouitl pay 9l),0t>Ui'l He thought tba CommissioBerf 

aay dum into tlie Exchequer ; allliough it ought to be prosecuted fii " ' 
appeared thai' at that time'thcy.liad a ba» "" "' •■•■'• 

Inmof nolesathikalSO,UOO/.ou- -° "' 
(ha COnunitta* observed, they m 
■t bait advanced 50.000.'. Xlie 
mtbcir handa,. inatead of' behig employed 

to tbc-benefit of tiik pnblMk, hatj been them th 


fl«.f diac 


all nereoual know>- 


DfWr. Bo, 

•■les, >t*Dm he bvlreved to 

assciied n 




istratioii ; 

and hoped.tbe neglect of 

tlie Ti 

3uiJ not call do«d upon 


hn uenatir 

e ofthe 



upon ; 

754> Proceedings in the late Setsitm of Parliammt. [August, 

tbe coMuct of Mr. 8a«l«ii vbo, be tMiry,,co(itinu«lulivc in ttwiitoit aban- 

doned prostiti 

! of r. 

abierv«d, )mi mignutized eveiy public 

chatMterM a Jicobin, and nbosc prinoi- 
' pal JMiit Mnawtod in hiring writUn 32 

MUpbleU in fatour of MiniBUT*. A* *■ 

Baniater, Mr- Btntes, he bdiaved, bad 

nCvcr received a brief; apd could not 

tkersfore plead hiTin; leEt a profitable 

pMfenion to become one of tie Dutch 

CornmiariODen. Be ' termed the whole' 
. biuiBFiB a icaodaloui job. ' 

Meun. B>itian&y, MoiA, H. Smtk, 
■ Barham, Tittnfy, sod E/San, and I/>rd 

H,I>ittg, concurred in opinion at to [be 

culpability of' the CommilBioneiSi and 

Mr. Cannhig irplied. Tbe Hoose then 

divided, when there appeared for the pre- and the lard dhantellar, tnpportad 

i that the huibaBd had 
hat tbe wife 
the uainter- 
■■Dpted coMmiuion of adDitery. 

The Earl of Raditor obMived, that tba ' 
proiMwd clause of tbe Noble Baroa augM 
be rendered of no avail b; tli* CommHtee 
on a divorce, who aight rcaolve to break . 
through il, at had been done even in the 
jiresent SBMion, when tbe Uonae met at. 
an mgutaally earlj hour to MM a Divoaoa; 
Bill, penDitling tke oScndhig paitita to' 
marry again. 

The Aichbiihofi of Conltrhinr, Land* . 
GinviUt, tMierpooI, Sritiiit, Damltif, 

vione queitinn a majority of 
aa amendmcnlpnipased to Hr. Ord's Re- 
Botutioa by Mr. H. Thornton, statius that 
, tbe Commieaioiienbad been guiltyofmii- 
conduet, and the Qovemnttmt of orans'ioa 
ia oaUii^ for the accounts, &c. the num- 
ben«en for the amendment, 98, against 
it, 78— m^ority 20. 

RonsE ov [.oaDi, Mag 3. ' 
< ' IxMd Avckbatd brought feiward the mea- 
■are by ohich be propoied to obitnict the 
facHity of obtaining divorces. This was 
one of (he principal entictuients, hisLord- 
afaip obaerved, whi<* mun prone 10, and 

CictisBd in arts of seduction, ujokl^ 
Id fnlb, in order to draw women into 
theh: snares, and accomplish die end of 
their SrlminBl wialiea. If a clause were' 
intjroduccd into the Slanding Order of the 
Home respecting petitioui fur dtvsrce, 
prohihitinj the int<:rm>jTiage.cif the offend- 
ing partiei, he was coufiduit it would bpe- 
rata in a great degree towards dimlniebing 
the fii 



anmber of divorces, and tervice ; and t 
would tend ct 

mqtloD, on which the House divided, w 
Uwrv appeared for it 28, againlt it 13— 
majority 16. , ... 

UoutE orCoHuaiis, MofX- , 
Mr. WlaUntfid moved for an aec««nt rf 
the terms on which CoL Charmilly 
lowed to raise a regiment, and the pctiMt. 
of its reduction : granted. He alio cB-i 
quired whether the removal of tine* Cow^ - 
miuionersof Exi^isefor Seotlaod, ftK-Mal' J 
practices, was true. r . ; ■ 

Tiie ChanceUorBfiheEBAtpitrtmtiKr- 
ed in the affinnative ; and obmvad, IkaC 
one of th^r offences wn that of bortawioc ■ 
money from, inferior Offieen wba were on-. 
der tkeir controul. ' 

, Mr. Whitbrtad also enquired, if KKJ- afr« 
coantof the' Dutch Officers, Baitia B Bg j .. 
pescb, and othcrpaintslMtitiooedliB tii*..> 
discuBsion of the Anny Extraordinaiid^- , 
was intended to be gives to the House. 

Sir.Xi'iii(eneyTeplied,thatBanol^a»' . 
peach was a Getteial Officer in the King'k 



and adultery. His Lordship concluded by 
moving tbe insertion of a clause to the 
above effect in the Standing Order of tbe 
House respecting the introduction of Bills 

Lord Mulgraie opposed tbe mution. 
' He observed, that it would eucaurage ra- 
ther than discountenance the practice of 
seduction 1 and that" 
seducer with an 

whomhehadbetnyed intoinlBmy, 
and ruin; that it would go to punish the 
female only, and derote her for the re- 
mainder of herlifu to prostitution and dc~ 

HousB or Loam, Jifey 4. - 

Loiu Selkirk mode his proiuied HMtMiK 

respecting the afKiir which took place in 

1BU7, betueea bis Majea^'s ship tbe.Leov. 

pard and the United States' frigate Cbe- 

sapcalie; and after reading a vahety of 

d(cament» tending to prove tbat.ConuaiM 

Houio lumish the dure Bhiron and Ins Offtcers knew tbd 

for deiertine these the seamen reohumed from tba AMerioni 

this point j aiklccaclaiM 
by mo'ing an humble Address to I)h Ha* 
■pair; that many of those who had uiifor- jcsly, praying that, in the negotiatioiuaaw 
Innately brtriieii tbe marriage compact, pending, inslructiona b<! given that this 
.aiid who, in cooaeqaence of having been — ■ ■ 

divoiced,' had narricd aEuiii, were often 
observed to lead a mast exemplary life in 
their second marriage, and most faithfully 
to MfA all tbe dnties of the matrimonial 
state; while it was found, on the other 
Hand, tint tho**- who wen not allowed to 

Tke Fail of'UvirJKol m^ the io^co. 
priaCyofagilatiag these points at aauqnert 
whennegotiations werein train} andvaaof 
opinion that the dictation of PatUaMcal 
would not only trendl upon tbe preragatiTa 
al the Crown, b«l releaM Mwitttf* fiffi 

]«0?.] Prmeeiings in the Utt Session of Parliament. ■ 153 

In tbe Commons, tbe lame daj, Mr. 
CtvtH moieii for teave to brinR In > Bill 
" Ibf promoting the independEace and ic- 

' niritj of I'srliament, bj prCTcnlirg the 
ule of leals thecein, with the corrupt 

I piiCtkc Bttendaot an such IrafELl ; and 

I ilso ta extend the lam at pregont in force 
i^iiHt' Bribery." The Hon. Gentlcmsn 
lupportcd hii motion by a Tsrietjr of 
lofiict, Bsd pBrticubrty alluded to a late 
iffiir in that Home respecting a Nobis 
Laid (Cartlereagh), and an uncoDtra. 
tutiti statement whicb had been made 
^VRe, of -a certain home ia the City 
baring lome time jiince purdiued four 
K>U loT 20,0001. 

U(. Whtdham observed, that the cry oF 
ptiBinentarr reform iras both mad and 
ariw, and that it ■wax M far pregnant 
■iUi du^r and destruction, as it pro- 
codbd'Aom « doctrine oftheorj-, not of 
pWtice, Mid becanse its promoters a- 

^ {TMd upMi assumed princiiilis unirer- 
I '•Dr, be those principles right or he thev 
ftroi^ : Me did not think the country nould 
b( nUsOed with tbe Sill were it passed. 

Tit dtaetHar iff the EKhtqiitr would 
aot (^pote the introducUon of the Bill, 
t^nCh he by no means pledged himi^ 
b id^ ItrM-iociple. He condladed with 
lutitai icine itTODg oblerrations on the 

[ 'nvaiin tield at Meetings out of that 
' Hrate^'kod ^icli, he contended, could 

! «nly intaenoe the illiterate and vnlgar. 
Mt. Battlaiu Bromie opposed the mo- 
<i«i and Lord Ttmple, Measra. Poa- 
n-ijl, B, B^huTit, and FT. Smith, sup- 
pcited it, u tending to prove to the cnua- 
hTi Ite while they refrained from ovcr- 
••iniing lite Constitution, they were will- 

, ing to correct Uie abusea that had ciEpl 
I Ota it the motioD was then agreed to. 

IB paiiqg and corrupt a na.ture, that, he 
<)iaQld account himself no Uit tbaa a 
^>itOT and a jacobin if he witlihetd them. ■ 
« Ixaed leave to refer the Houic to iti 
}<iBrua]» of (he 13th Feb. 1100, fiir a case 
viiich aKcted Samuel and Francis Shepard, 
■^Tfleoibeiaof that House. The Ctiic al- 
li^ed to being rrad, «ie-Hon. Gentleman 
tued.that be had now to infiinn the House, 
ibit the Right Hon. SpcDcn Perceval," 
tiiough the mediam of the Hon. H. Wel- 
'*<'<T(iio« no longer a Member of that 
How*)fojclher with Viscount Castlereagh. 
■t^(n3(ypfptactioes similar to those with 
■iict Hie abore-mentioned pcrjons Imd 
^Mn charged. He ahould conclude by 
- Wf'«ls, that these charges af^ainst the 
figtl Hon. S. Perceval ind Lord 'Vis- 

counl Cssllereagh,. be heard at fte Bar of 
that House on Tnetday neiL 

The ChajKelhr qf Ibt Eichiquer said, 
that liDce be had never heard . unt^ .now ' 
of the ivibject, which formed the ground* 
af the Hon. Gentleman's motion, and since 
the common courtesy of pieviout informa* 
tion had been denied bun, he had nothing ' 
farther to (Jo than to make his boi*, and 
Uave the matter ta the decision of. the 
House. (The Right Hon. OcDtieman here- 
npon withdrew. Lord Cattlereagh wai not 
present. ).-'A considerable discussion then 
ensued as to the propriety irf' entertaining 
tbe motion in its present form,, when at 
length Mr. Maddocki agreui to withdraw 
It, anif bring forward his diarges in<a ^e- 
cific shape on Thursday next. 

Sir O. Mostty then rose, purtuant t* , 
_..,.. -'ThataSeleclCommilteB 

stigale c 

the building of an In- 
firmary at Chelsea Hospital, sndgraating 
a Lease to Col, Gordon of certain Lands 
contiguous thereto." I'he Hon. Gentle- 
man pledged himself to prove, if his ma- 
. tion vtj^ .-igreed' to, that the Officers of 
the Hospital had remonstrated, and stated 
to the present Commander-in-Chief, that 
the whole of the ground was neaescary for 
the purposes oi the Infirmary. 

The Chanetllt/F qf Iht Excheiuer insisted 
that no blame coutd attach to the higher 
branches of the Government, who were of . 
course compelled to ser with tbe eyet of 
the Surveyor. Ue could not agree to tbe 
appointment of a Committee, until the 
production of further papers to elueidala 
the principal points. The House then di- 
vided on the motion, wlien there appeaird 
fijr it 13 — against it 170— majority, 97. 

Afay 8. 

Mr. Secretary Canning brought down a 
Message, slating in substance that hii. 
Majesty's Ally the Prince Regent of Por- 
tugal had requestc{l his assent to tbe rais- 
ing of a loan of 600,000:. in this country, 
to be applied in part to, the liquidation of 
advancG.4 made by bis Majesty to the^ 
'Prince Regent, on his emigration from 
Portugal, and for services connected with 
his establishment. A Convcmion bad been, 
entpred into, bv which the Prince Regent 
secure* thenn'Snues of the Island' of Ma- 
deira, for the payment of Ihe interest, and 
for the gradual reducUon of the principal 
of this Loan. 

Mr, H. Martin called the attention of 
(he [lonse to the Third Report of the Fi- 
nance Committee; and, afler a very able 
statement, proposed some resolutions, hav- 
- - ■ -■ ' ■' of va- 


The ChanccUuf of lUt Eickiqve* iei^neA 
himself in favour of the motion; vbicli 
»BS»|recaio. I . VnS,H>'; 

On (hei 

might b 
Ue woul 
equal' to 
to tak6 I 

•onally i 
biid, tha 

what pMi 
Bera au, 


bir. IVimHam oIj«:rve4j jM'll^c tu^T' 

nes;.orthe_ War-oMcts iiad* yiicfeVs^ n 
. mucii of tali; fears, th^t ^ bpcaU^ neqes.' 
. surf to employ iijditiinial ul^K^'^nd njsix 

il might so.ljspncn t^^t the BccompCf coi|ld 
qui be prevent^ from ratljil^ iqt^ olrear.' 
' Mr, tl'iiitriuid Uiuaght lO nuuiy clcrb i 
vtre emplofod id Ihu Wiir'-office; that' 
they slDoil in each otlier't way, anil retard- 
ed, insti-ad of i^vancing tl^ biuW^sa. 
Sir. B^lhiirsi reifiartfcil. that tli^Waf- 
yantagtf tlicrefrom. ofgce was ari oflirt of auit, not pf double 

LonI Casllereiigh defiii)ded the CQndiiut ei)tr]r,q)']tntiaribooli-kOeplpg,aiid,tbought 
t^ OoTeniment. ' that IIoii. Ocnilcmi^ were boiitid togive a 

Mr, Secretary Canning, in an able and more accurately dtBnfd oatimi of 'simn'i- 
eloqiiunt speech, replied to the upEiiei' of fica^on an Uiis head thaq they had dui<* 
the debate. Mr. Panitll intimated bis inlHition of 

Messrs. Tiirneff, Bmmahg, H'liUirearl, moving a Select Coitimittee eattj in ()|e. 
and Lord II. Prllg, fuppfirted the mulion ; forjowing session on this subject, 
'and the 'ChanceUar itf the Erche-i»rr te' The question was agreed to. " 

pried.~The Hotite then divideil, wUrn , -^ ' 

there appeared for the qiiestiuii III-7- May W, 

aratnst it SSOrr-majority IIP. Mr- CiirtBpi'j fi'.H for tlie better secnr'Hf 

■ — ttie imlcpendence'of Parlianteiit, by pre- 

Maji 10, venting IhetiaiHcliofspalGtbereiq.anl the 

Hit- IPflnt'e madn his promised m''^">P practice of bribery in obtaining them, wai 

Clatlng to the dcp.irtmcnl of the Accwiip- read Iho Gr^ttime. 
at-gejieral of the War-office. Since Mr- il/<nJiIuf'it> then brought fonfard bii 
Yi^l tJ)e ilfciease q[ Clerks ha4 been yery^ cl)argu against Minijten : Alter the tiro 

(Ureupe ii^ffcwed by MijuMeiS, in 


rt)97^,thBt^9Use,'WlLS rfsifiited by it, 
^Wf Ss'-'Wra^tQry W ^be UignLty and 
fi«Wur,fif^flo()Sft biitpf r^'i Empire, 
agid'HiiKoiu^lv^e.priD^ipTesui oiir biippy 
J»feStHti»o, Ihp.HpB' Metiibtf ?abmiiH;d 
nhc^^e. He^aiJ }a!i^, be said, that 
a~amu ■^.■DOiici' biid bepp ptLid -t^ Lord 
ViftCoiWt ^^stlcrsash, Ojwiiah the Hoq, 
H. Wellesiey, by Quliitln Diet, Esij||. for 
pTqLCi)j-iti( bis j;st»ni t" Ps'riiaBieW for tile 
&qfpugh of Cajhel. He alsj) ui^WtUDd. 
tjiai Uie Bight tloa. S^ PerpevaJ had been 
a jw^ to ^bc said traneactioq : That t!ie 
B^lf! [Quiutin ^Dlo^ esq. .having informed 
'i>,-j '*'— 'I'-eaell of the vite wiikb be io- 
-""the affwcoftheDiilieof 
JLotil sufs.y^^ tha.prp- 
Vfifitf ai ba relijiqjjiabipg l)is scat, rather, 
thai) tp Pfooeed lo such a vote. The Hon. 
ilaier tbea adverted to the means which 
the Treasury [losiessed of influeodng the 
iJispoGaLoE bpraufths by applj'ins thereto 
die tfxes of the. euuntry, end pavtjcularlf 
hi9tari^-ed the boroughs of Newark, Ban- 
bafy, and Baxtijigs, in one qf vjiich the. 
tiStuming-olSuer possessed a slflceiire in 
t^e EKoise depattinent of the annual value 
of UoOi. With respect to (he borough of 
^evaik, he wo^lJ nndcctake lo prove tliat 
SSOUf. had bcGD paid ta iollueBCi! the re- 
tun) of a Uenibcr for it. The Uojj. £ren< 
tleinaii then concluded, with eiipregsing lii* 
confidence that th* House would vindicate 
ita dignity, aDdej^fress ita aversion to such 
UBwarrantabie practices. 

The Ckaarrlloruf' ihi Exchpqiier ob- 
wrvcd. Chat if the present motion nere tu 
' he considered as one of crimination, he 
would, inoet it by a denial of the scate- 
meut,, aifd by asserting that ita giouuds 
vore^untounded and incorrect. — [iesbuaij 
abstain froin saving soy tjiing farther, until 
the House sboulil have come to a de- 
cision whether they would entertain the 
(;bar^ or no^ when ho would be prepared 
to offer nbal would be both satiiifactory to 
them and to his own honour. ('I'be Kight 
Hon. Gentleman and Lord Castlereagh 
then witbdrew amid loud and anJuiaCing 

. Mc Madduch then moved, that the. 
(jhargcs a^ainA-Ij>rd Castlereagh and the 
Right Hon. S. Perceval, for interfering in ' 
the return of Quintin Ifick, esq. for Ca- 
shel, be licird at the bar of tlie Uouse on 
Monday next, before a Committee thereof. 
Mr. Carlwrighl denipd that the dciira of 
Kefoini was generally felt ; on the eon- 
trary, the sente of tlie country did not go 
*ith this clamour. He would instance the 
^aceitbicb he represented {Northumber- 
btid) where II persons bad me* and I'oted 
penn JtewlHtions, n 9 tarern, wliic^ 

migtit with aj in 

^e suuae D^ the county. 

Loid Apiffm pfDiailiwL lybnt .had beeo 
done by all Oovernmeuta co^ld bot b« 
considered as cruoina! in »|iy lf>o .in^ivU 
dunls : but, feeling that wdi j>racliu:cs - 
ought Co cease, be shootd locna as an 
amenilmen^ that the chaiige^ tw fc^cned 
to a Ci>uii;qil;tee above staj^s, . 

Sir'./; Aastrvlhir iibaerved, tbat ijic lit* 
tie koowMgs on the subject which tlio 
Hon. J^ver possesEod, cou'd ODty hav* 
been obtained by such a jMeach of «unft-. 
^eiite and honour as, ifths witness, came 
tu the Bar; must impeacii his cre.djbiHl^, 

Mr. Cuiiren sujijKttled Iha motion. 

Sir K.Burdeil declare^, that if tbe abu. 
$es of the ^ons(i(utipn were lo be debsd' 
ed, th^n be vini.\i say that Buoisapsrttf' ' 
'tiad f better ajly fvitbin ^o«e Wis th«»' 
any tthati! else : The MatioBS of %hp Qan^ 
tinent had been easily subjugated, Oot 
from 4u: Iritroduution of revolni^ooary- 
pfincjplcs, but from the apathy with "lucti> 
they viewed tb« measurei^c^ their pk»en>- 

.Mr. Tifineij said, that witli respect lo 
IJie change against (be Chancellor at the 
Exchequer and Mr.' WeUesley, it was oC 
so vague t- nnliini, Uial be sbnuld be. 
ashamed of entertnigingjtti IPOwent; bnt 
the aecujiiitiia agninst Ixird CasileifeagI) 
1)0 Uiongbl ^trcmely sfTJoua. Hftliougbt 
.tliQ present,* mo;t iuoonrenient perip4 toe 
.discussing the question of parliamentMT' 
Reform: It wasihe.fon1cti(l*CeptiOH t<)aC 
couUl be practised op (hs people, tti ea- 
4eavo^r to make thoiB belieie, that b^ 
any thing Parliament could do, any mate- 
rial ulIevi«tion of their burtons could be' 
etfKCIrd. .Much public beae£i, he eoa- 
tiended, was tlfrivcd from ibe tegitimate 
warfare \i( p^itties in Parliament, tlKmgh 
at present cvi|rf individual who courted po- 
pularity cried out he was no paiiy-man. 
Uc woulcj. no^ ask, what were the Nun. ' 
Hlover and his friepda but a party i I'bejr 
entered that Huune, pad they quilted it, as 
a party. 'X\\e dLsqussion of s^m^ i|<ji-s- 
tions, which appeared to them of im|iort- 
qncc, llicy attended a> a party. On clie 
discussioD of others — sacli, for instance, 
as tlie has of a Briljsh ariny, they ab- 
sented themsetvcs as a party. Whu Iheir- 
leaOer uai, Jie did i|0t know; hut th^, 
might take bis word for it, that they must 
l)ave a leader soon. At present, all was. 
secrecy and stege-olfeet. No one eould 
form thi: most distafit guess at what these 
Genllcmen were about. They affeirted 
prortigioHs mvstery. They contented Ihem-. 
Eelvea with occasionally giving notice that 
on such a 6\t^ one of the parly of llie 
" nn-pait^" fnen would bring forward such 

e ofth 
itLdefiance. The 

758 Pfirliatnetitanf Proceedings. — London Gazettes. [Abgast, 

duet. He cbnftstad that be receircd Out the Act of the 48tb, the i«iiufaii)M Ivring 

partf with jetiousf, for be wu ilwayi been fuaded, 3,l5ifi00L; Exout of ditto 

jealous of that which be (lid not com- voted dilrhig the preseiit Seu'on of hir- 

prebend; and rcallj' the object of these Itament, reserring sufficient to pay 00 

Gentlemen were by him tncompreheauble. i,6H,\O0L issued by an Act oftfae48th 

Hetsrs. IFhilirtad, Biddui/ih, Wilier- <;*" of the preieut reign, the lemamder 

fil^e, Homtr, Balrhhum, Snilh, Moore. ha7inEbeenfui>ded,l,35S,9IX)/.iF--'- 

was Apposed by Messrs. Camung, An- Fot^gal, 150,000/.j Loui, 11,000,0001 — 

imhi, mtulhim, Morgan. D. Gkldg, and Total Ways and Means, il,f[l,05SL-~ 

«than.— The House then divided on the Supplies, 41,586,024/. Suiplui Way* Bad 

originB} qaestion, nben there appeareSfor Hchde 130,02B(. 

it, 65 — against it SlO'-majonty lor Mi- The Ili);ht Hon. Gentleman then ad- 

nJUers, 215. verted to the advantageous terms uf the 

■ Loan which had heen contracted for that 

May 13. morning. The amount was U,eOO,00$/. 

Sfr. Gtnning presented the Convantion eleven miHioni of which was fbr the ter* 
. between his Majesty and the King of S«e- vice of England, three miUioas for Ire- 
den ; and observed that no payment had land, and 600,0001. for the -service of Por- , 
been matte to Sweden subsequent to the tugal. The Loan of last year for ri^ 
first three months. millions, he said, was contracted for at an 

The House having resolved itself into a interest of J(. 1*i. 6d, per hundred, «b^- 

Committee of Supply, 400,000/. was voted as in the present, allhougb of an increased 

10 make good his M^esty's enga^ments amount, it i^as obtained at 4/. I2i. lOij. 

with his Sicilian Majesty for 1SU9, and per hundred, find had been finally closed 

3O0,0O0JL for the King of Sweden. at a pramium ot I j per cent. From this 

The House then resolving itaclf into a difference he felt peculiar pleasure in COo- 

Commlttee of Ways and Means, the VAan- eluding tliat (he country had not bit any 

etWiw (jf t*e EjcSejaei brought forward the depression from the occurrences of Ibe 

Budget, and recited the differeut heads of last year. The Hon. Gentleman then stated" 
Sapply and Ways »nd Means as follow : ■ that the funds which were to be created in 

— Nary, lB,9B6,967i.;Anny,21,l44,770J.; the present year, would be to the lAnannt 

Ordnance (for England), 5,973,298/. ditto, of 1,142,566/.; but that they would be 

Ireland, 627,877/. ; Miscellaneous grants raised without any farther taxation, and 

(lor England), 1,173,731'. ditto, Ireland, merely by the system of consoIidatioA. 

7ae,949A ; Vote of Credit (for England), The eonsolidnled customs and the conio^ 

3,000,00W.ditto,Irelana,300.0O0/.;S*edish lidatod and contingent war taxes would be 

Sub5idy.30O,O0O/.iSiciliandiUo,40O.O00/.i equal to the charges' of the funding of 

TDtaUoiiitCharge,6 1,934, 9 13/. —Separate those Exchccjucr Bills to which he alluded. 

Charges of Great Britain ; Deficiency of Besides, it was proposed, that he should i 

Malt Datybr 1807, 366,21U; Interest on submit the propriety of a vote of credit' of 

EXL'heqxer Billa for 1809, l,500,000/.i S,300,000f. for England and Ireland. He 

diUo S per cents, for 1797, to be paid off, thought it necessary to state, Austria 

60,867/.) Total Supplies, 33,861,990/.; had drawn bills upon this country to the 

deduct Irish Proportion of Supply and amoiint of 30,000/. without any atrai^- 

Civil I.tst, e,273,966/.| Total to be de- ment: it was, howerer, proposed to af' 

frayed by Great Biitscin, 47,388,024/^;-^ ford some pecuniary assistance to ber. 

Ways and Mean9 i Duty on Malt and hereafter, by applying to that Home fora 

Pensions, 3,000,000/. i Vnappropriiled rote of credit, though it hadbeen distinctly 

Surplus of the Consolidated Fund to the slated, thai in the present state of tht 

5tfi April 1810, 4,000,000/.; Snrplns of country, pecuniary accommodation to any 

Ways and Means for 1308, 2,737,332/1; considerable amount could not he afibrded. 
WavTaies,! 9,000,000/. ;Lottery,360,000/.; The Eeeolutions were then carried, after 

Excess of lutcbequer Bills of the 49Ui of some discussioa, in which Meisn. IVhil- 

the present reign, after reserving a sitffi- t»ead, ftnioiiiy, CnoJiing, Buitinim, and 

cient snm to pay off 7,345,200/. issued liy otheri, pai^icipKted. 


Admirallg-oSice, Jutii IB. Letter from and anchored autof (un-ahot of Ibebat- 

Capt. Goate, of the Musi)uitto, addressed tery at Cuxhaven, on the 7th iiut. : and, 

to Sir R. Strachan, dated in the River as it wbs too strong to be attacked by.bii. 

Elbe, July 9. Majesty's vessels, 1 was detenntued on 

' Sir, I proceeded Dp this river with his landing and taking it by storm, having 

Maji-sty's vessels named in the margin *, previously mode the necessary prepara- 

1 809.J fiitereslittg Intdligencefrom the London Gazettes. .759 

tkoi far that purpoie. At dar-llglit on Hawkey (of whowenteipming spirit I hod 

tlK mMiii^ of the 8tb, I disenbailced occasion to ipeek so bi^ly when otf Daut- 

vltb CspL Watts, of Uie EphJia, and the zig) have tooked iotO every creek along cbe^. 

Commaiiding Officers, seanien, and ma- South coast of the Oulpb, without findiqg 

riiKB, of the respective vessels ( the lint any resseli nhaleverj and he ta now on 

bttals that landed were Gred upm liy the tbe opposite aide with the same view. 
Enemy's adranced posts, and tiiey then P. S. Since writiag tlie above, Lieut, 

ntitated to tbe battery we marched on Hawkey has returned wit]i three veascU, . 

to itQnn i btit frota our appearance, the captured by the boats of the ImpJacabl«, 

Elony thought proper ti> retreat, about Melpomeoe, and Prametheu!!, under hi* - 

SO ia Duiober, so that we took the battery command; and he reports eight tail of . 

(wUcb bad six guns, Qi-puunders, and gno-boats protecting some ships inshore, 

surrounded by a wet ditch), without op- and is very desirous of attacking them, 

poslUan i his Majesty't colours nere then whicb ehall be done. IF there ii a teasma- , 

hoiited Qo the French flae-^'i'ff' and af- able bope of success. 

tetvJi'as those of Hamburgh on the castle IJ.M.S.lmptacablc,nffPctcolaPimit,Jalgi. . 
»tSt«butt]e; we &ea dismounted the Sir, The position taken by the Russian ■ . 

Sand put them on board of ve»els Soli 11a under Perrola Point seemed so much 

. _ in the harbour, as well as several likeadefiance, that 1 (MisJdoredsomethIng 

Dthersmall pieces of canoOD, with all the was necessary to be done, in order to 

(but and militaty stores. The battery impress. these strangers with, that sense of 

m then undermined, and, by a variety reipectandfear, which his Mi^eEty's other ' 

of e^loiioos, bloan up. I then gave the enemies are ai^ustomed to 

lowoofCujthavenin trust totheCivil Go- British Hag; 1 therefore delrrmined to- 

lemor, aad embarked all the seamen and gratify tbe anxious wish of Lieut. Ilawkey 

BUtinei. Two French ^n-boata, with to lead the boats of the ^ips named in. 

Iwa fans each, which were lying in the the margin^, which were assembled by- 

I tUTUilr, vecc also taken possession (iL nine o'clock last night, aiid proceeded, 

ilthangh we did not meet with tbe oppo- witii an irresistible zeal and intreptdity 

litien that was expected (as the French towards the Enemy, who had the advan-. 

liad nmetimes AOO men, at other times tago of local knowledge, to take a positian . 

ibout 100 at Cunliaven), yet 1 think it of extraordinary strength within two rocks, 

my ifuty to inform you of tlie activity and serving as a cover to their wings, uid 

iwd conduct of the Csmnumders. Cont- from whence they could pour a deductive! 

manding Officers, seamen, aiid marines, fiie of grap'-' upon our boats, thieh, not- 

on ttei occasion; as it was partly from wttlistanding, advanced with p^rftct cool- 

' Uuir regalarily in forming and marching, nesa, and never fuvd a gun till actually, 

thatindnced the Euen(y to retreat. Capt. touching the Jinemy, yhen Ihey boarded. 

Pfttel, of the Briseis, commanded aOoat, sword in hand, and catried all before. 

' ' " ■ ' ' ' ' them. 1 believe a more brilliant achieve-, 

ment does not grace the records of our 
Naval history; each ofiicer was impatient 
to he the leader in the attack, and. each 
man zealous to emulate their noble exam-. 

tioDsJ anned vessel, La Champenojse, pie, and the most complete success has, 

pifTced for IB guns, but mounting only 'been the consequence of such determined 

lix, with 31 seamen and 52 sick ai^ bravery: of eight gun-boats,- each moiint- 

wDuodcd soldiers from Barcelona, by the ing a thirty-two and twenty-four pounder, ' 

-Rtuwn, Capt. I>urhBm. anil forty-six men, six have been brought 

— — out, and one sunk ; and the whole of the, 

4iKaidlty-<iffict^ July 39. This Gazette ships and v<^sel» (twelve in number), ua- 

>nnouac«i the capture of tbe French Na- der their protection, lailen with powder 

tioaalsdiooiker Le.Beau N'arcisse, of eight and .provisions fbr'the Russian army, 

Su nd Si men, by the Moselle aloop, brought oat, and a laige armed ship tak^ 

pt. U. Bc^s. and burnt; I have deeply to lament thelosl. • 

— >— of many men killed and wounded, and ei-;. 

AimiraUn-office, Atgait 5. Extract of peciatly that most valuable officer Ueut. 

aletteffroib Capt. Martin, dated off Per- Hawkey, who, after taking one gim-boat,. 

alt tUnt, July 6, to Sir J. Saumarez. was killed by > grape-sbot, in Che act of 

T^ Implacable and Melpomeaa having boarding tbc second. Sa praise from my , 

ttood inw the Qulph of Narva, captured pen can do adeijuate justice to this la- 

MBB Mil of Tends, laden with timber, mented yoking man ; as an officer, he wa* 

■pars, ud'CArdage, belonging to tbe Em- active, correct, and zealous, to tjie iugheit- 

penw Of RuMia, and which, I doubt not, degree; the leader in every kind of enter- 

■ill prana v&liiBbtc acquisition to our ..— .^i ■ ....... — ..i - — ■ 

«n dMit^raid*. Tbe boati of the sbipi . *I|iiplBCBbie,B«UerophDn,V*lp>>i>*"*>- 

' V|idRQ4iipOr(UUtmtuab]oefflG;TlJ«ab aad PramtUitBt. 

760. Interring TnleUigciice from tiit! LiJrttfcittGazeffteB'. [A»^(; 

- tettw" froth feapt tont d^^U>aft, tit 
Renr-AdW. Sir R. SlrtuAaiv 

L-AmTMr, of Ciaffiflifei, Ate'aft 

~^ir, The Frenoh tt<k)|lg iu HabbVe^ dW 
c6ntenl WItli frequent ■gteiaiotf'nni ^TM- 
tical ihiTurAona m die neigbuoutttooi)' of 
Ciiihaven,' had tjjB sBilacity to entrtthe' 
tVtliige of KitzltuUj^ nith a ImkIjt of Hoi^ 
ai mW-ttay, ad Wedriescliiy llie 3glh insfc 
and very narroaly missed making' Eev«rid 
officers of the squad roil priAilierE. In coi)- 
seqdence, t woa induced tc land a detacb- 
ment of seamen and marines' frdm file 
rtssels composin*. the sqnaiftiin fxtAer xOf 
orders, for the purpose, ir.|>6ESibl^<<)riD- 
tercepting Ehem. In the ardour ofpur- 
iiiittraadvaneed iintil we got ^gbt offbe' 
tbvn of Branerleh'e, inio wtiich «e 14unE 
tKeyhadrfelrtaled. The iufbiBiatlobV^t, 
iflcon^cf. Oa Entering the towu we werif' 
assured that tbe Enemy, to tii'c Dilmbef of 
aliout ivo hUDdrM and fitly, aocupie4 tbe 
tbim or Oesschdtirf, two miles 4i<^0(. 
aniH flirther, diat it contained a depot of 
ciitiGscated merchandize. Ttwai'r^^v^ 

f fcngA; he lie- 
lighted m whatever could tend tu pvomptC 
tits gfbrjrof hii coantrr; his last words 
ilVK, " Huzie ! push on! England for- 
eMrl" Mr: Haifeey had bef^n away in 
Ae hoiU OS difFerent serrices slnoe last 
Mbnilay, accompanied by Ueot-'Vettinn, 
iflMMe conduct in tliis' affair has been 
highly exeroptary, anil shewn' Itlm ivoithy 
to be (heCompanion of so heroic a man : 

- but vtitte I am imJntied ta mention the 
ntftiie of Mr Vernon, fmra his cooslint 
seWiceswith Mr' Ha'wkcy, I ftel that every 
officer, seaOian, nni] mimm:, has a dsim 
to my wannest praises, 3nd' wiff. I trOst^ 
flUUin your 'farourable recommenda^on 
t«tlfe Lonila Caiiftnissioners oftheAilmi- 
idlPr- Lieut diaries Allen, of the Bellc- 
refrbon, was tiie senior officer after Mr. 
JVawkey*! death. I hate lust been lir. 
termed, IbBtLieutenBUtSUriingofthel'ro- 
uletheus, aha was severity vonnded, is- 

- alRee'dead 1 his coodact iii thfi allair was' 
• vWy coMpicrtous, and Cnptain Pbrreaf 

gpeiki highly in praise of the zeal and 
jWtivtty of hit serriees oa erery ocdasiori, ' 
r iIdI luVe you mil readily believe tliat 
Captain Forrest did not witness the prepa- 
riUionl ftir thit attack, without tiling an 
ardent desn* to eotnmana it ; but I was 
oblige to reslrt his pressinf- importlinilj*, 
MB- matter of jnilite to Mr. Hawke;-. 
Tbfe RiiBsisnB havB siiifeteil severely in 
tbiacon&icC; themostiltoderate statement 
mahos it appear that two-lUiids of them 
bane bem killed and wounded, or jumped 
oi-erteflM. Enclosed is' a list Of killed 
■nd wounded, the names- of the officers 
tmpkpyed, an accWmt of vessels captdredf 
ami nUnWier of pritOheTs: T. B. MabtiS. 
A List of kiNed and irOimdbd. — tmpla- 
MMet 6 killed, ]'7 vonnded.— BelleropboD, 
J- killed, 11 wounded.— Melpomene, 5 
Icifled. 6 wen iftJed.— Prometheus, 3 kilted, 
-OwOTHdedl-JTOtal, 17 killed, and ST 

Namwr of-OKceri-eWfiloveff.-^mfila- 
oable, Licutf. Hiwkey (killed), Udnghton, 
and Vetntn ; Lieuis. CrackheH abfl Clarke, 
of tHe Miiines.— Bellerofhoh, Eieots. 
Atlen, SDeridhi; an'd Skekd ; Lients. Ken- 
ddttntd Oanington; of the Jftrlrlesi— 
MripMn«ne; LieiitJ Kennie ; I.leut. iVA- 
, bett. Of the Mnrines; Mr. J. b. Moun- 
tbtrty,Mldshipman(killed).— Vrometheiis, 
. LieML Stiriing (killed). 

■ RnteUT OF Hdssmh Phuoners of War. 
— 'implacable, Sseamen, 1 serjeant, lOpri- 
>ites,' (3 »otin*!d).— Bdlpfophon, 1 Cap-' 
tShi In the ArMy, ' 1 Midshipman, 9 sea. 
men {3 vAtmded), % scrjeanit (3 wounded), 
r- dhlttmer, OT privates (42 woOnded), of 
tte 3!sl RiJgimetit, or Regiment of St. 
. Ptt<r.' .*Mrt poiaeit^, 16 Boldfers.-^dtal' 
1!1 prianiRRi of irtlBBl ST-jfrfwoChaeST 
-■^TMIUisstaa Officer reports 63kille5i 
bb4 the namberdrowiMd irverv great.' 

''- ' 1 (Signed/ T. B. .^IiiTjH. 

irlth a dMachment, wbile 1 directed Ca^ 
tain Pettet of the Briseis to talie a ciicoi^ 
tbas route, and take a net I 'Construct^ 
battery of four twelve pound-^rl, coio- 
rtianding the river Weser in flank, a4tl)e 

directions, headed by Capt. Watts of Uki^ 
Ephira, advanced to attack it in firOt£ 
The road we had to pass subjected ut.all 
to a gallihp lire of round and grape from 
the battery, the gans of which were alt 
pointed towards, and which in return n 
could odly answCr by dlschai^s of mtu. 
ketry. Gessendorff, though ceitatnly te-' 
nable with the Dumbei^ the Enemy bad 
bppSsed to ourS, was on the approaclt' of 
Captain Goate precipitately evacuated. 
The Eneiliy, being p'Tecionsly infbmied of 
Our approach, bad pnt into requisition a 
ntimbcr of light waggons lurthc tranipoita- 
iian of the li>ot, in tbe rear of wbich aixy 
well monnted caralr^ drew upi TM 
Enemy in the battery, seeing us <lateT- 
lined, ncAwilhitauding their 6re, to carry 

tfHTation& for tbrdhis a deep 
erecit' In theit' front, bbandontd it, 
embarked in boats en the Wesef feadj 


^rom a ftn^-knowl^dge of tmr ii. . . 
"'le part <rf the £oemyi ve'.nUc 


— -io infertorofflciri. Thj.^ -j ar— 

•eKbnmln'^ieceh (VB^turftGi^rfti 
molishea, th^ ■^n-taaam'*-"^'" ••^^ 
ihcr with tiia'mafciiiliie' I 

1809.] Interesting Intelligence from the I^ondon Gazettes. .761 

ICIEttbmrith ail naggon-losds or canSs- 
■ catnl mPrchandize. I beg leave to suie 
UyDtt, ^ir, Tor Uieir Lordships' inrorma- 
Ciffli. hos much 1 feci indebted to Capt. 
Goile, for the zeal anil ability evinced by 
him on fbis, as on all otbi-r oceasiuns, 
inTiag the time he bas been Connoaiiillns 
Officer' on ibe ttatioa — I also feel in- 
dcblEd to CapL Petlet, for his puaclualily 
ind pramptuess in execatiog my orders i 
toi can only r(-gret that ati oppoitunity 
was IKK aflbrded him of disttnfniiebmg him- 
self on this Dci-'asion congeaisl to his 
imhcs. Bnt I beg leave particulaiJy to 
mention CapU Watts, ofihe Ephira, nho 
in the most gallant and active manner ad~ 
ribced intrepidly in front of the attacking 
jxny amid the enemy's galling fire, and 
Rodeied himself equally conspicuous af- 
lenarda, for his unremitting exeition in 
the complete deiSolition of' the battery j 
m the execution of which serrice, I am 
DMeeraed to savi he received a wound in 
tbc leg, but which ftom ita oature will in 
lAjhape incapacitate him fot future 9er- 
nce. A. want of zeal and activity was 
dijcemible no where ; to every officer 

•ard tt 

^jartly „ - 

otthePincher, and W. Hawk.ns, Second 
LiratenanKpf L'Aimable, I am mure com- 
petent to speak in favour, for their indK- 
^cigable exertions in forwarding, my or- 
iSfs to Ihi: different detauliments. I'he 
iliitonce (torn Gessemlorf to Cuxhaven is 
ra miles; I leave' It then to their L»rd- 
itilpl (d estimate the spirit, alacrity, und 
eiptditioo, with nhich this sei-vice must 
have b™n perfiJnned, whi-n I state, that 
in 21 honre from our departure, the 
whole detachmont returned, and were 
ulely embarlceil on-board their respective . 
sllipi, irithuut the loss of an individual. 
" (Signed) G. Stl'akt. 

\ LoNDoH Ga^btie Extb 

awming-i/reef, Aag. 1. The following 
IHspau^es mere received last night from 
the Earl of Chatham. 

Bead-Uaarten, MiddUiHrgh, Aug. 2. 

"My Lord, I have the honour of ac- 
qnaiitting your Lordship, that having sailed 
nom the Downs early in the morning of the 
SSib alt. with Rear-admiral Sir Richard 
Stnchan, in his Ma|esty''E ship Venerable. 
■a armed the same evening, and anchored 
mlheJiaa^Capelle Koads, and were jitincd 
«> the following morning by the divisionof 
Ibeumy under Lieot.-gen. Sir John Hope. 
It Unr in the coune of that day a fresh 
(lie frMn tbe Westward, which created a 
ht»rj nret), and the small craft being 
m^ aposed, it was determined ta seek 
•hN(cr ^ them in tbe amhqrage of the 
Rw^J'M.Vhere Lient.-gen. Sii J. Hope's ' 
dildnM «as also directed to proceed, in 
CfeST. Mao. Ai^gust, 1809. 


order to possess such points as migbt be 
necessary to secure the anchorage ; as 
well aa with a view tu futui-e operalions up ' 
the East Scheldt— The left wing of tlie 
army under Licut-geu. Sir Eyre Coote, par- 
ticQiarly destined for the operations against 
Walcheren, arrived on the 29th and morn- 
ing of the 30th 1 but the wind continuing 
to blow fi-enh ft\im the Westward, and oc- 
casioning a great surf on the beach, both 
on die side of Zoutland, as welt as near 
Duinburg, it became expedient, in order 
to eSect a landing, Co carry the wholi; fleet 
tbrough the narrow and difficult passage 
into the Veer (iaC, hitiicrto considered im- 
practicable for targe ships; which being 
successfully accqmplished, and the neces- 
sary preparations tor dubarkatioii hein$ 
camtileted, I have the satisfaction of' ac- 
quainting your Lordship, that the troops 
landed on the Bree, and about a mile to 
the Westward of Fort derHaak. without op- 
position, when a position was taken up for 
the night on the Saui Hills, with Kast 
Capelle in front. LieuL-gen. Fraser wai 
detached immediately to tbe left against 
Fort der Haat and Tcr Vere, the former of 
which on his approach was evacuated by 
the'enemy, hut the town of Vere, which 
was strong in ils dsi^iice, and had a gatf 

terday morniag, notwitjistandiii; the heavy 
and well-directed lire of Che liomb^vessels 
and gun-boata during liie prcvedipg day, 
and until .the place was closely invested. 
Early on the mdming of the Slst, a depu-i 
tation from Middelburgh, from whence 
tjit> garrison hail be«n withdrawn iuCa 
Flushing, having aiiived In camp, terms 
of capitulation were agreed upou, copies 
of which I have the honour herewith to«n- 
close, as welt as that of the gorrisi'U of 
Ter Vere ; and die divisions of the army, 
nnder tbe orders of Lient.-gen.- l.ord Pa- 
get, aud Major-geu. Graham, moved for- 
ward, ai)d took up a position with .lia riglit 
to Maliskirke, the centre at <iryperskirke, 
and the left to St. Laureils. — On the morn- 
ing of tbe 1)C inst. the troops advanced to 
the investment of Flushing, which opera- 
tion was warmly contested by tbe Enemy. 
In this muV^inent he was driven by Ma- , 
jor-geileral Graham's division on tbe 
right, from the batteries of Che Dykesbook, 
the Vygeler, and the Nuic. Hrig.- 
gen. HouiiU>n's brigade Ibrced the £nemy 
posted no the road from Middvlburjh to 
retire, with the loss of 4 guna, and many 
killed and ivojjndcd. Lieut, gen. I.ord Pa- 
get's division also drove In the posts 6f tlie 
Enemy, and took up his position at West 

[His Lordship here bestows great praise 
on Ueut-gen. Sir E. Coote, and the OfTi- 
cere commanding columns j likewiEa un 
Che light troops under Brig.-geu. BUroa 
Eottenburg, the 3d ba«. of the Roy^.s, 

Hank ^ 

762 Interesting Jnielligence ffom tJie.VaaAoa. Gazettes. [August, 

flank companies of the 4th Kg. and gane- 
""ally on tha whole of the troops.] 
' Ter Vere beiugin our possession, Lteut.- 
gen. I'rnser'^ dicision marched in the 
eveniDg upon Kutteni, dctachiiii; a corpa 
for the reduction tH lUinakins, nhich, 
wb«n effected, will complctn the invest- 
ment of Pltishing. t have to reffrct the 
temporary aliseofe of Brig.-jen. Srowne, 
■to wai wounded late in the day, but 1 
trust uot long to' be deprived oriii^servi- 
' ce«. — I have the honour to inclose a return 
of the killed, I'oniided, and miEsing. Deep- 
ly as the fall of every &fitish soldier ia at 
all times to be lamented, the loss will not 
appear to have been great, when the serious 
iiapediments it was in the poner of the Ene- 
my to oppose to our progress are consi- ._ 

dered, as well as the formidable state of ty ) Captain Fredpricli (»)nce dead}) 68th 
the batteries of Hushing, to which the K>ot, Capt. Cresp'igny, Lieiits. M' Donald 
■ troops were necessarily exposed. The and J. Mcnzies ; 2d batt 82d foot, IJeut. 
pressure of cii^umstances has prevented' Reed slightly ; Ijeut. Pratt,- dangerously ; 
the Commandinj Officer of Artillery froih 85th foot, Lieut. Biich. SlmJ. 26th foot, 
fnniishine a detailed aceounlof the guns Capt Fo'heriiighom, I>ep.-A«Bisl.-Adj.- 
and ordnance storei,*taken in the several Clen. slightly; 40tiittiot, Biig.-gtin, lirowne, 
batteries, and fortress of Tet Vere, but slightlyi; 6ad fbot, CapL Browne, Aid- ' 
''■ win be hereafter transmitted, ■-■--■ 

5 arlJScera, G5 gunners, 1 dranuner. — In- 
fantry, 4 captains, 4 first lieutenants, 5 
securid Ueutenauts, 4 serjesnt-m^oi-g, 13 
terjeauts, 4 fburierH, 10 drummers, 3 pi- 
pers, S'iS Boldiers.-^Naval ; of tbe rrciwh 
gun brig Oawlen, 1 captain, 1 master, IT 
sailors, 1 boy { I Serjeant, 1 corporal, 1 3 
privates (serving as mariness.} Total S19- 
TAal i,f Killed. iVbmdul ard Miuing. — 
I officer, '2 Serjeants, 3 drvmimers, 41 
rank and file killed i 13 ofiieers, 15 Ser- 
jeants, 1 drummer. 18-1- rank and fil^ 
wounded i 34 rank and file missing. 

OSi'xts.—KlUed, 3d Bait. Ist Foot, 
Lieut. D. M' Lean— IfoinuJnf, 3d Batt. 
1st Foot, Capt, John Wilson, Lieut. Jack- 
son, and Volunteer J. P. Driuy, slightly ; 
35th foot, Captain Tisdell, sligbt- 

letnm of tbe prisoners taken s 
landing, sopppsed to amount to 1000. 
Commodore Owen's snuadron, with Lieiit.- 
gen. Martfnisof Huntley'sdivision.rcmaitu 
at anchor in the Wieliiig Passage, and the 
divi!HmiofIJent.-gen. tbeEarl of Kosslyn, 
and Lieu!.-geu. Unisvenor, are arrived at 
Hie anchoBtge in the Vere Gat." 

[The Dispatch concludes with acknow- 
ledging the ability with which' ihe fleet 
-was conducted through the passage into 
the Vere Gat, and likewise Ihe z>:aIon9 
exertions of (he Officers of the Navy, as 
well as the seamen in dragging the artil- 
lery through a heavy ^and.] CaiTBAH." 

" P. S. Since writing the above letter, I 
have received inleiligeiice from IJeut.-gen. 
SicJ. Hope, that the resf-rve ol' the army 
had e^Cted their landing on South Ilecve- 
land, and that a detachment had occupied 

[Articles of Capitulation for the snrrcn- 
<]er of the town of Middlehui^h follow. 
They s^pulate for the protection of the 
peaceable citizens, as well as all private 
property, on condition that all fire- 

Camp to Brig.^-iteo. Honetoi), slightly. 

RobIrt LoNr,, Col.-Adi,>Gen, 
MidilUiurgh, Avgaif 3. 

Mu Lord, Sincemy letter of yesterday's 
date, I have received intplligence titaa 
IJeuL-gen. Sir J. Hope, of his having oc- 
cupied BalZ, and lakcD jiuss<:ssioa of tite 
whole Island of Soutb Bcevelana. 1 bave 
also the satisfaction to acquaint youc 
Ijj'rdship, that, upon the batteries beinf 
prepared to open, the fortress of Baroa- 
kins surrendered this evening, and I have 
the honour to inclose the Articles of Capi- 
tulation. ChaViiah." 

[Tile Capitulation of the fortress of Ba- 
makios, here follows. The Garriaoii, con- 
sisting of only 127 men. surrendejwl pri- 

jiJmirabj/-Qgiei, jtag. 7- Dit^tebet 
brought by Lieut. ^. Duiicau, otthelda 
cutter, were received yesterday evening 
from Sir J. Itrachau. 

" ITeTierable, qff'lhe I'l-re Cat, Jag. i- 
" Sjr, Youhavi? beep already actjuaijil- ' 
,i,viuv.. ".". .... ...^--.".- "^ *''^* ' ^"^ hoisted my Hag in the 

irthTpublTc' property 'i[^ Amethyst, and that it w 

.counted Cor to ilritish ( 
pointed for that purpose. Public 

s and their families are to be per- 
mitted to retire to any other part of Hol- 
land.* llie Capitulation of the fortress ul 
. Veer '* likewise ni)pended. ,Tbe gari 

.. have preceded the Expedition, in 
company with the Venerable, on board 
whicji sbip Lord Chntham had etnbaik- 
ed; but finding the public service might 
suS^ from tbe Comniaiiders-in-Chief be- 
ing separated, I therefore shifted t( 

surrender prisoners of war, public propertj- Venerable, and sailed from the Dovms il 
is to be dejlvered up, and the inhabitants dayUght, on the ^h ult.— I have now 

- • ■ --'- .- ..-J :_ .1.-! : to acquaint you, fbr their Lordships' in- 

formatiob, of my arrival on the evening 
of that day in the Stone Deeps, with the 

<^ the town arc to be protected in their pri- 

Prisoners taken at Ter Veer.-^ftrtillery, 
1 Heut, -colonel, I captain, 4 licuttnantB, 
*; setjeantf, 9 corjiorals, 6 Are norkcrs. 

Amethyst/ and several enudjec vesselt, 
wherel was ji«nedbytliefisg»rd, Capt. 

i Ififerestmg Intelligence from ^Xe London Gazettes. 763 

thus accomplished tliis first object, I lost 
" directing tlie bombe and sun- 
proceed up the Vcerc-Gat, »fE 


Boltoif, who 'had ivith' great Judgment 

' jriaeed vesselB on the rnrious shoals olf 
tb'is coast. Alt^r dSifk, Limt. Grove;, oC 
this Bhiji, nitb ii^mli' skilful jHlots tii 
1)^31 boats, wer^ di^tched tu sound 
the RomnpM LMhnfl, niiil to tt.itlun 
l^■«w!s at its (;litraiioc,— Early neit 

' muming.the 99tb, the division of Licut.- 
gen. Sif S. Hiipc, ciruduoted by C'apt. 
Balhurst, in the Salsette, juitiod me, 
» did also Renr-admiml Sir R. Kenla in 
the Superb. Thia zealons Otiicer had'tfic 
command ur the blockading aqliadruji 
birthe entrance of the Scheldt; but, ol)- 
sertfiig the armaniunt pass, he, niih 
bis usual pniinptitude, li'ft that squa- 
dron under the orders of Lord Gardner, 
and resumed tho charge of Sir J. Hope's 
division ) I tlierefore directed the Rear- 
admiral to shift hie dag to the-Sutai^tte, 
and to proceed to the Roompot, — The 
entrance tuthat Channel tsvery iiarron, 
eofSir H. Poph 

cer the service of leading Sir R. Keats's 
ivisidn in, and which he did with great 
skill in the Sahrina, Capt. Kittoe; tbe 
whole were aiicilored iu safety opposite 
Zeerickzce, situated between the Islands 
of Schowen and North Beveland. — 
That afternoon Rear-adiiural Otway, 
with the left viing of tbc army, under ^ 
E. Coote, joined me in the Stone Deeps, 
but It blew too fresh to have any com- 
munication. On the morning of the 
30th, Sir U. Popham returned with a let- 
ter ttoia Sir R. Keats, acquainting me 
that the division under his charge were 
all safely anchored ; and I was likewise 
informed that there mas sufficient space 
in tbe Roompot to contain all the ships, 
to which anchorage Sir H. Popham un- 
dertook to conduct them, and as it blew 
^h, with all the d|ipearance of an ap- 
proachiDg gale, the squadron itas in- 
stantly got under sail, and led in by the 
Venerable, when they all cajne to in safety 
off the Vcre Gat.— As soon as the '^hips 
e secured, 

the gun-boats coming up, but ordered 
those who happened to ,be near the Ve- 
nerable; together with the mortar- brigs, 
to push in shore, to CQvtr the landing, 
and to force tbe Derhaak batter}'. At 
ludf past four the boats put off under the 
direction of f^rd Amelius Beauclerc, of 
the Royal Oak, and Capt. C(n,kburii, of 
the Belle i<le, and the troop? weri' landed 
in excellent order, without uppq^ltiuii; 
tha firing from the mortar and gun-vcs- 
sds hsving driven the Enemy completely 
froiu the Detboafc hattety. Having 

■I'essels to proceed up t) 
Camvere, and having ^ven Sir H. Pop- 
ham, who, at the request of Lord Chat- 
ham, had remained on shore witlr bis . 
'torihip, perniisfion to employ tliora as 
the service might require, he- the nest 
niornitig hegnu to cannonade -Camvere, 
uhich had been summoned, but held 
out. Tbe Tin: of tlie cmi-boats was eit- 
ori'dingly well directed, and did much 
damage to the town. — The OlTicers and 
'crews engaged in that service had a 
p«at elHim to iny arlmiration for tlieir 
conduct. Three of our gun-boats wen; 
sunk. In tlie afternoon it blew fresh, 
and 19 the strength ofj;he tide prevented 
the bombs from acting, I directed the flo- 
tilla to fall back, prestrvin- a menacing 
position. At ni(^t, Capt. Richardson of 
the Ccesar, who was un the Dyke on shore, ' 
threw some rockets at the nearest battonr 
of Camvere, and soon after the CommaDri- 
ing Olficer of the town sent out an.offer 
to Burieiider, A copy of the terms 
acceded to by Lieut.-gen. Frazer. and 
Captain lUchardson, Uie Senior Naval 
Officer «n the spot, accompanies ihis let- 
ter. — The army under Sir J. Hope lauded 
at' South Beveland, on the 1st of tins 
month, and by a letter from Sir B, 
Keats, of yesterday's date, I find the 
whole of the Island is in our possessioa, 
the Enemy's ships are all above Lillo, 
and those most advanced, as high ^p as 
Antwerp. We are getting our flotiHa 
througb the slough into the Western 
Scheldt,to prevent succours being thrown 
iato Flushing by the canal of Ghent," ■ 

(The letter concludes with acknow- 
ledging the particular services of Rear' 
admiral Otway, Sir R. Keats, Lord Beau- 
clerc, and Capt. Cockburo, aod gene- 
rally all the Officers and Seamen of his 
Majesty's ships.] 

(Signed) R, J. Strachan." ■ 

" P. S. I send this by Lieut. Duncan, 
whose cutter, the Ida, vras close in 
shore, and covered the landing." 

fAnother Letter from Admiral Sir R. 
Strachan, dated off the Veer Gat, Aug.5, 
follows. It states, that in conBequence 
of the surrender of the fort of Ramakins, '' 
he will be enabled to advance the w^lu 
of the flotilla, to|,'e(hvr with the Camilla 
and Pallas, by the Slough, which would 
prevent the Eiiepiy from throning suc- 
cours into Flushing, cither from Cailsand 
or by tbe Ghent Channel; annoiinces the 
Admiral's intentionloleave the command 
of that division with Rear-admiral Otway, 
and to return to the flotilla, there to boisC 
his flag in one of tbe small vessels in 
tLe Slough, that he niight conduct this 

764 Iiitei-esting JjttelHgencefromilte London Q»»eMes. [August, 

Tarioos services in tbe West Scheldt.] - rilejos, in front <^ Veneica;*, who waa 

" SaJrriiai, off Sonlk Itei'elaitd, Avg. 1. again _ advanfing.^ifieii'St accounts 

. ' " S'f, I have the sati--fu:tion to iD- frnm thin quarf or we^ of the 8th. The 

fbrmyaa, that Sir Jolin Hope aud 7000 French army ulifler.yictor, joined by the 

of bi'^diviflion of the army Were landed detacnments braiight.)ij Jwfieph f fom - 

/ on Soutji Bevelandlhis afternoon, since Sel.wtiani'a corps, aqd 8n»pjKitinf( in the 
whii-h I have been informed by message, whole to abouj .iS-^pOO BH-i), are con- 

from liim, that he was met on his ap- Tertraled in the neigbbourbood of Tala- 

proacb towards Goes by theMaaibtrates, \eta,andon the.Alberchei (len. Cuesta's 

into whirh place he is at liberty to enter army has been in the position nbicb 1 

' ! pleases. Three of the ■ jafomiedyour Lordshipthat ithad'taken 

Enemy's ships of the line, andsix briga, 
An> at anchor off the East end of South 
Bevelandj the otherf, I conclude, have 
"m6ved highei* up the Seheld. — Three 
oF the four sloOps 1 brought up with me 
struck in comini; up. I have hoisted 
my flap in the .Sabrina, nni am not 
ifithout hofs of getting the remaining 
' parts of the division on shore, and most 
put of the army supplied to-morrow.' 

R..G. Keats. 
- ** Half-past Sefev, P. M^-Tht sub- 
stance of ibis letter was sent by Tele- 
gfaphic Communication from the Sq- 
brina, at flveo'doek. The six brigs are 

jrptting under sail, aud nio^n^ up the nish .^nny under Gen. Cyestn. consists 
Seheld apparently, but the ships of the of about 30,000 men fexclusive ot Vtne- 
line are stiil fist." gas's corps), of which 7005 are cavalry. • 

' ''Sabrina, off' H'emildinge, Aug.Z. — About 14,0OU men are detached to the 
S,bon aFttr 1 landed I na.s informed by biidge d'Arzohispo, and the remainder 
Letter from Sr John Hope, that Bathz are in the camp un.;er the Pucrte de 
had been evacuated in the night \ and Mirabcte. 1 have the pleasure to infonn 
as be informed me . the communication your Lordship, that the seven battalions 
waft open between AValiheren and this of infantry from Irelanil and the Islands, 
' Island, and he had sent to Lord Chatham and the troops of horse artillei^- from 
an. account of the evacuation, I conclu- Great Britain, arrived at Lisbon ip the 
ded you would hear it from hence, and beginning of the month. Gen. Cnw- 
^eflt on to Bathz with a view to make ford's hrigai*e is on its march to join the 
oheervationa, and from which I am this, army, but will nut arrive here till the 
mometit returaed. R. G. Keats." 24th or 35lh. ArthuiWelleslbv. 

jp' since I addressed you on the 
Eta'nt. The advanced guard of the Bri- 
tish anny arrived on the 8th, and 
the troops tvhieh were with me on the 
Tagus arrived by the lOth; the 23il 
Light Pragooas and the 4Bth, arrived 
yesterdayj tlie Cist res^iinent will arrive 
to-morcow. I went to Gen. Cuesta's 
quarters at Aimarez on the lOth, and' 
stayed there till the ISth, and I have ar- 
ran;Ced with that General a plan of ope- 
' rations upon the French Army, which 
we are "lo tiej;in to cany, into execution 
on t'te 18th, if the French should re- 
long in their position. The Spa- 

Sir R. J. StTBtlum, Bart. ^r. 

Hmmmg-street, Avg. 11. Dispatches 
from Sir Arthur Welleslejl, K. B. 

Ploetntla, M,thJ»ls. 

My Lord, Aijer I had written to your 
Lonl'^bip on the 1st instant, Joseph 

Buonaparte crossed the Tagus again, and Army under his 

I Reyna, Jutg 94. 
My Lord, According to the arrange- 
ment which I had settled with Gen. 
Cuesta, the army broke up from Placen- 
tia on the nth and 18th "inst. and 
reached Oropesa on the SOth, where 
: formed a .junction with tlie Spanish 

joined Sebastiani with the troops he had 
' brought from Atadrid, and with a de- 
tachment from Marshal Victor's COH'S, 
^ making' the corps of Sebastiani aboiit 
S8,0O0 men, with an infi^ntion of at- 
tacking Venegas' corps. Venegas, how- 
ever, retired into the mountain^ of the 
a Mprena, and Col. Larey with his 

mand. Sir 

advanced guari 

had marched from the Venta de Ba- 
zagun, on the Teitar, with the Lutita- 
nian legion, a battalion of Portuguese 
chasseurs, and two Spanish battaliona 
on the ISthi he arrived at Arenas 
on the 13th, ^nd on the Allierchc, at 
Escalona, 'oh the y;ld. Geo. Venegas 
had also been directed to break up fruai 

vanced corps in (he night, and destroyed 
many of them. , The French troops then 
returned again to the Tagus, which ri- 
v*r Joseph had crossed with the rein- 
t which he bad taken 

[icked a French ad- Madrilejos on tha 18th and igth, and 


march by Trenbleque and Ocana to 

Paentr'Hlu--nas on the Tagus, where that 
river is crossed by a ford, and thence to 
Arf^anda, where he was to arrive on the 
3'id and !3d. On the S:2d the combined 

( corps ; and this last corps, Annies moved from Oropesa, and the 
advanced guards attacked . the EuemyV. 
outposts atTalavera. Their right was 

1800.] Interesting Intelligence from the London Gazettes. 765 

turned bythe lit HuMare and the S3d kii!S,IdeteTminei),3ssoonastlienecessal7 
Li^t Dragoons, under Gen. Anson, di- arrangements were made, to pass the ior 
j^rted by Lieut.-gen. Piyne, andbythe faotvy of Licut.-gen.tbeEarlof Rossljn'i 
division of infantry under the vommund corps, tqg^her with the Marquis of 
of Mnj.-gen. Mackenzie i and they were HnntJy's division, and the lightbrigades 
driven in by the Spanish advanced guatds of Artillery, into South Beveland, to form - 
underthe command of Gen. Sar)as and a junction with tlie reserve under Lieiit.- 
tfae Due d* Albuquerque. We lo^t II gen.Sii'J.Hope, andthat thecavalry and 
horses by the fire of cannon from the ordnance ships, together ivith the trans- 
Enemy's position on the Alberche, and ports for LieuC-gen. Grosvenor's divi- _ 
the Spaniards had some men wounded; sion, . tlie moment their aervicea could 
The columns were formed fur the attack be spared from before Fluchini;, Should ' 
of this position yesterday, but the at-' be brought throuirfi the Slow Passage, 
tack was postponed till this morning liy and proceed up the West Scheldt; but 
desire of Gen. Cuesti^ when the dil- of course this latter operation cnnnot 
ferent corps destined forthe^tack were take place uiltil a mllictent naval iurce ' 
pdt in motion; but the Enemy bad re- shall have been enabled tu enter the R>- 
tired at about one in the morning to ver, and to proceed in advance i but the 
Santa Olalla, and thence towards TorH- vtty severe blowing weather we have 
joi — I conclude to form a junction uith constiuitlyexperienced,aildedto the great 
the corps under Gen. Sebastiani. I have difficulty of the navigation, has hitherto 
not been able to follow the Enemy as I baffled all their efforts. By letters from 
could wish, on account of the great de- Lieut.'gen. Sir J, Hope, I find that the 
ficiency of means of transport in Spain. Enemy bad, on the 5th inst. come down 
1 enclose thecopyof a letti^r, which I with about 28 giin-vciiels before Bath^, 
thought it proper to address upon this on which place they kept up a smart 
anhject to M^.-gen. (rnoiiugiiue, the Ad- ^cannonade for some houl^, but were 
jutaiit-Gcneral of the Spanish Army, as for.ed to retire by the guns from the 
soon as 1 found that this country Would fur- fort, and everything has since remained 
nish no meatis'br this description. Gen. quiet in that quarter.- CHATHAM. 
Cuesta. has urged the Centrkl Junta to 3'atal of Mlfei, umunJed, and mitsiuf 
adopt vigorous measures to relieve onr tincelaal return (Aug. 3J, to Aug. 6, 
Hants : till I am supplied, I do not think inclamif. — 1 assistant surgeon, 25 raiAc 
it proper, and indeed 1 cannot, continue and file killed; 1 major, 6 lieutenants. 
my operations. 1 have great hopes, 3 ensigns, 4 serieants, 114 rank and 
however, that before Ion;; I shall be sup- file wounded ; 4 rank and file missing. 
plied from Andalusia and La Mancha (Igicera tilled and wataided. — 9flth 
with the- means which I require ; and 1 Foot, Lieut. Maxwell, da^sceroiisly 
shall then resume the active operations wounded.-— 68th Foot, Mi^Jor Thorap- 
which I have been compelled to relin- son, dangerously wounded; Ueut. H. C. 
(piiih. Arthur WELLesLEv. Muids,andEnsipiA.Thompson,sligbt1y . 
Tlie liillowing dispatches have been re- wuunded. — 71ist Foot, Assistant Surgeon 
ceived from the Earl of Chatham. H. Quin,. killed; Lieut. D. Fletcher, 
Head Quarters. Middleburg, Aug. 7, slightly wounded. — 81st Foot, LJeut. K. 
My Lord, Nothing very material has Mont^mery, Slightly wounded. — 9Sth 
occurred since my last ^spatcb of the Foot, Lieut. Hambly, sli^tly wounded. 
3d inst. We have l>ecn unremirtingly — Embodied Dstachment, Ensign .4ddi- 
emplojed in bringing up the artillery of son, of the Gth lEginient, slightlj' 
siege, ammunition, and stores, to the wounded. — Staff Corps,- Lieut. A. Tay- 
viciiiuv. of Flushing; and the troops have lor, slightly wounded. ' R Long. 
been occupied in the. coi^structioo of the Middelbmrg,, Atig. 9. 
batteries, and in carrying on the several My Lnrii, Since inclosing my dispatch 
ITorks before the place, but which have of yesterday's date, the Enemy, towards 
been necessarily iuterrupled by the very live o'clock in the' evening, in consider- 
heavy rains which have fallen here; The Able force, made a vigorous sortie upim 
Enemy is active and enterprising, and the rij^lit of our line, occupied by Maj«- 
the garrison has certainly received con- gen. Graham's divi^on. The attack 
uderable reinforcements from the oppo- was fjincipally <Urected upon our ad- 
site coast; nor has it been in the power vaiiced piquets, which were supported' 
of the Sutilla hitherto, to prevent it.- by the 3d b.lttalion of the Royals, the 
' Under these cireuinstances it has ireen Stii. and 35th regiments under Col. itay. 
found necessary to land Lieut.-^n. The:ie corps, together with detachments 
Groavcnor'a division ; and the two ti||;bt. of th<- Royal ArtUlciy, the 95th and light 
- battalions of the King's German L^inn battalioa^ uf the King's German Legion,. 
have Iwcn alsofortheprcseDtbrDughton received tlie Enemy with their aciius- 
fhore, Immediately on the fall of llama- touted intcepidit}' ; jwd, qfter a sharp 

766 Inierestiiig Intelligence from the London Gazettes. [Augost, 

■•nLnt of GODiG dantion, tbTced bfm to tured in the (urbour, >s well as sevrral 

RlHie wiih' very Fonsulershle loss in ethcn in ballul, whicb w«t« aflf rfrards 

killeil, WoundHl, and prisoners. In flUed oitti hemp and iron out of the ni»- 

(hiE affair the I^enij has had another gizinca ; the castle and magafSnes were 

Bppartiinit:» of witnecrinf the soperior dettroyed, and the guns of thp battery 

' tinWanliy of British troops; in no in- Bpilccd. Not a 'man waa kille^ or 

. stance has be succeeded in ninkin<;the wounded in the above attacka. Capts. 

kaat impn^ssion throughout our line; Moate and Duncan, with Lieuts. Willis, 

■Bd on Ibis occasion, so far from pro- Pbilott, Bauroguardtt, and Moore, are 

Cting by hit attempt, he has been hig^hly praised by CaiK. Brenton, for the 

•bCged to relinquish some very advanta- itangy, skiU, and Judgment they dis- 

e^ous ground where our advanced posts played.] 

art now ertabliBbed. 1 cannot too -' 

■trwigly nprees my sense of the unre- DattJiing-ttTttt, Aug. 15. The firt- 

mittin; vi^lance and ability manifested lowing dispatches were this day received 

by Maj.-|KO. Graham, in securing and from Sir Arthur Welleslej. 

maintain inf; his post afTainst the re- Tahaera ie la Keffna, Jirff 99. 

Kated nttempta of the Enemy to dis- My Lord, <!en Cuesta followed the 

IgK him ; and I have great satisfaction Enemy's march willi his arniy from the 

HI acqnaintinir your Lordnhip, that the Alberche on the morning of the 24th as 

M^ior-general mentions, in terms of the far ns Santa Otalla, and pushed forward 

warmVjit approbation, the distingiiisbeil his advanced guard as far as Turri,f»a. 

eonclui^ and gallantry of the officers and For the reasons stated to yonr Lordship 

uoops engBf^ed OB this occasion. in my dispatch of the 24th, 1 moved 

CHATHaw. only two divisions of infantry and a bri- 

[Here foltowa an abstract return of gsde of cavalry across the Alberck« «o 

•tdnance, ammunition, and stoies, taken Casalegos, under the conrniand of lirat.- 

fturo the Enemy.] - fta. Sherbrooke, with a liew to keirp 

Ti^al of hiUed, wauti^ed, atid miaing, op the communication between 0«fn. 

w Ikt nff'air ef the Ilk Aupust^-X ser- Cuesta and me, «id wWi Sir R. WH- 

jeant, 1 3 rank an^ file killed ; I captain, son's corps at Escalona. It appears that 

4 lieutenants, 3 ensi^s, 7 seijeants, Gen. Vanegaa had not carried into eze- 

IS6 rank and 61e wounded; I brevet cution that part of the plan of operations 

najor, 4 rank and file misting. which related to his corps, and that he - 

t^'ceri u'eundcd end miMins-^-Royal was still at Damiel, InLaMnncha; and 

Artillery, Lieut.Grant,dightty wounded, the Enemy in the course «f the 34t)l, 

.—5th Foot, Brevet Major Bird, missing, SSth, and SGth, collected all his furem 

■apposed to be taken prisoner; Cnpt. in this paft of Spain, between Toirijits 

Hamilton, dangerously wounded; Lient. , and Toledo, leaving but a smaU corps of 

C. Fird, Ensdgns G^brsith and Walton, 3000 men in that place. His united 

slightly.— SStb Foot, Lieut. Clark, dan- army thus consisted of the eorps of M»r- 

geronsfy. — 1st Light Bat. King's German shal Victor, of that of Gen. Scbaetiani, _ 

Lepon, Lieut. F. Du Fay and Ensign F. and of 7 or BfHKl men, the guards of ' 

Hudenan, dangerously. Joseph Buonaparte, and the garrison of 

{This Gazette ^so contams the copies Madrid ; and it uas commanded by Jo- 

of two letters, transmitted by Lord Col- seph Buonaparte, aided by Manhila 

bngwood, from Capt. 3. Brenton of the Jourdan and Victor, and Gen. Sebaadai.i, 

Spartan. The flrrt, dated Trieste, April Oil the 26ch Gen. Cuesta'a advaneetl 

St, mentions an attack made on the 83d fu^rd was attacked near Tort^, and 

by the Ainphion and Mrrcurj', in eon- obliged to fall back,- and the General »e- 

junetion with the Spartan, against the tired with his anny on that day to the 

town of Pesaro, when 13 sm.ilt vessels, left bank of the Alberclie, Gen. Sher- 

ladcn nitli oil, bruiif, leather, enndtes, brooke contiiiuiug at Casalegoa, ajid the 

&e. were captured,, a ninnber of others Enemy at Santa Olalla. It was then 

kunk, and the casiie which commanded obvious, that the Enemy intended to tn- 

the entrance of the harbour exploded, the result of a genersl action, for which 

The second, dated off Kovipio, May 5, the beat positsoti appeared to be in tb« 

state', that in conncqucnce of troves- neighbourhood of Talavera; and Cen. 

tek InvinfT been chased by the Spirtan Cuesta having consented to take.up this 

and Mercury into the port of L'eseratico, position on the morning of the ?7tli, 1 

theeutrance nf which was defended by a ordeKd (nin. Sberbrooke to retire with 

battery of two S4-ponnderB, an attack fais corpstailsatation in the line, leaving 

va> made upon the castle and town by Gen. M'Krniie with a division of infan- 

the boats, after the battery had been si- try and a brigade of rnvaliy, as an ad- 

lenced by the ships, and both carried, vanced poet in the wood,- on the right of 

Twelve vesseb laden with corn were cap- Albercbei whieh coveted our left flank. 


ISOS.J Jhterestifig iMdligence fnmutke London Gazettes. 767 

Tbe position taken uy 1^ (he troop* at Hpun the left oF the position of the co«- 

TaJ&Tcn extended »tb«T moK than tiro bioed anpies, where iw nas placed in the 

niesi tbe (round was open upon the secund line, in tbe rear of the Guanfa, 

left, where tiie British Army was sta- Col. Donkin being placed in the anine 

lioned, and it was cotnmanded by a Bitoation ^fertber npou the left, in the 

beislit, on which wa.q, in echelloa and rear of tbe King's German Legion. Tbe 

iniecandliae, a diviEton of inFaiitrr, un- Eoemy immediately coramence'l his at- 

der tbe oiders uf MaJ.-Ken, Hill. There tack in the <Iusk of the evening, by a 

<nta 3t valiey between this height, and a cannonade upon the left of our poaitlon, 

range ef mouDtaiw still farther upon and by an attempt, with his earaliy, t* 

the left, which Tallejf was not at first OTerthiow tbe Spaniih infantry, posted 

occnp^ed, as it wa« coHiinaniled by the as 1 have before stated, on the right; 

height before nientioaed I and tbe range this attempt fa| led' entirely. Early nt 

of aoantaios appeared too tUitant tu the night be pushed n division ^ong (he 

hare any influence upon (he expected valley, on tbe kftof the heisht Oecapie* 

aatieu. The fi^ht, etmsistiii^ ot' Spanish by Gei-. Hill, of which be jinined a nto- 

trtieps, extended inmediate^ in front of mentary possession, but AfaJ.-geit. Hill 

thetowB of Talavera dournto tho Tagus. . attacked it instaatly with tbe bayonet. 

This part of the grmind van covered by and regained it. This attack ■mat tt- 

elivc trees, and much intersected by peated in (he .nig^t, but failed, anA 

btnk* and ditches. Tbe highroad leadiug again at dai^i^t in tbe morning of the 

tata the bridge over the Albcrdie, Siith, by two (^isioni of iufaoti^, and 

defended by'a he^vy battery in front of was repulsed by Uaj.-gen. Hilt. Ma).> 

^ehurch, which was occupied by Spanish gen. Hill has reported to nie in aparti- 

iab*^. All the aveniKS to the town cular maimer tlu conduct <A the 39tb 

woedefeBded ina: siBiilai nKDiner; tbe regiment, aad-of tbe 1st bsttahon 4itth ' 

(own tma occnpied, and (he remainder regiment, in these diffmvnt atfairs, ai 

of the Spanish inf:intry was formed in well as that of Maj.^n. Tilson and 

tHoli»*sbehind tbe banks, on the roads Brii,'.-gea. Richard Stewart. We have 

leading frojn the town and tbe right, to k)st many brave officers and soldiers in 

the left lA our position. In (he centre, the defence of this important poiilt in 

betweentbetwo armies, thcrewasacum- our positioni amon; others I caoooC 

mandiiig spot of ground, on which wc avoid to mention Brig.-maj. Fordyce and 

ttad- aoDHBcnaed to con^tnict a redoubt, Brig.-maj. Gardner; and M^.-gen. HiH 

with some open ground in its rear. Brig.- was him^lf wounded, but, I api happjr 

gen. A. CampbeU was pasted at tliis spot to say, but slightly. Tbe defeat of thn 

wi(b a division of infantiy, suppoiteit in attempt was followed about noon by'a 

Ifii rear by Gen. Cotton's' brigade of dra- general attack wtih the Enemy's whole 

goons. Mid some Spanish cavab?. At force upon tbe whole of that part of the 

about 3, on the 37th, the Enemy ap- position occujued by the British Armjr. 

peared in strength on tbe left bank of In consequence of the repeated attempts 

the Atberehe, and manifested an inten- upon the height on our left by tbe valley, 

ti<mtO'^taek Gen. i^tackenzie's division. £ bad placed two brigades of Bntii^h ca<- 

The attaak was mads bebre they could valry in that vallcv, supported in tbe 

bewitl>draWD; but the ttoops, consisting [ear by the Due d'Atbuquenfue's division 

(d Gen. Machenzle'a and Col. Dunkin'a uf Spanish cavahy. The Enemy then 

tirigades, and Gen. AnsOn's brigade of placed light infantry iu tbe range. of 

cavalry, and supported by Gen. Payne, mount^ns on tbe left of the valley, 

with the other four tegimeauof cavalry, which were opposed by a division of Spa- 

iq tbe plain between Talavem and the nisb infantry under Lieut.-gen De B>BS- , 

woodt withdrew in good order, but with secourt. The general attack began by 

some loss, paiticularly by the 3d ba((a- the march of several ctdumns of infantry 

l»en> 87th foment, and Sd liattallon, inta tbe valley, with a view to attwk 

'3IMregiiaeDt, in the wood. Upon this tbe height occupied by tAe^.-eea^ HilL 

oflcaiioa, tbe steadiness uid discipline of These columns were immediately charged 

pf tbe 46tb regiment, and the Sth bat- by the 1st Genuan Ught Dragoons, and 

tdion Gotb raiment, were conspicuous; 83d Dragoons, under the command of 

and 1 bad particular reason lot being so- Gen. Anson, directed by Lieut.-gen. 

tMledawltfa the manner in which Maj,- Payne, and supported by Gen. Fane's 

g^n. Maokeneie nitiidrew liii advanced brigade of heavjr cavalry ; and althoagb 

guard. As the day advanced, the Enc- the 33d Dragoons suffia«d conElderabie 

^ iq>p«ared Xa large numbers on the loss, the charge bad the efi^ct of ipre- 

ri^iC of tbe Alberche,. and it was obvious venting the execution of that part of the 

tbiit he wa« advanning to a general at- Enemy's plan. At tbe same time he lU- 

.M^ on the eondiined aroiy.. Gen. Mac- rected, an attack upon Brig.-gen. Alex. 

JfcBcie c«ntiiuuil to fall back gracUialV Cainpb»U'B positiun in^ the c^.■ilt^e ol- tlic 

768 Interesting Jntdtigence fro'm /Ae London Gazettes. [August, 

combined armias, a\iA or 
the Jlrilisb. This nttMk 
ct9>«fully repulsed by Brig.'-;^. Conip- 
bcUi supported' by the King's re^inent 
of Spanish cavaln,', and two lyttaliuiis 
of Spanish iiifantiy i and Bri^.-gen. 
Caoi 1^1 tuuktlte Enemy's cannon. The 
Brigadk [^-general mentions panicalairly 
the conduct of (lie 9Tth, the 3d battalion 
7tb, and of the Sd battaiioii 5.1d r-Lp- 
meots i and I wa; highly satisfied with 
the manner in which this part of the 
position vas defended. An. Attack ww 
also made at the same time upon Lient.- 
gen. SiierbrooiJe's division, whicb was on 
the (eft and ctntre of the 1st line of the 

the right of troops, manifesKd. every disposition to 
■& miMt sue- trniLor us assistance, and those of them 
which yrere enfa^ted did their doty ; bat 
tbe ground wUch they occSpied iraB-so 
important, and its front at the same 
time so difficult, that I did not think ic 
proper to ui^ them to make any move- 
ment on the loft of the Enemy, wbilb he 
was eng;a;^d with 

be sattstied with the conduct of all tbe ' 
Officers and troops, 'I am much in- 
del>ted-to Lieut.-gen. Sherhrooke for the 
.assistance I received froiQ him, nnd for 
the manner in which he led on his divi- 
sion to the chai^ with bayonets. To 
lieuL-pen. Payne and the cavalry, par- * 

] Army. This attack was most ticularly Gen. Anson's bripide ; 
gallantly repulsed by a' charge with ^ns. Hill .and Titson, Brig.-^ns- A. 
, by the whole division, but the Canipl>ell, It. Stewart and Cameron, 

brigade of Guards, -which 
right, having advanced too far, they 
were exposed on their l«f( ilank to the 
Gre of tbe Enemy's battery, and of their 
retiring columnsj and tbe division was 
obliged to retire towards the original po- 
sition, under cover of the Sd line of Gen. 
Q>tton's brigade uf cavalry, which 
moved from the tea' ' " ' 

batt'sl'ion 48th regini 

and to the divisions and brigade of ii 
fantryunder their coni mands respectively, 
particularly the 29th repfnent, eom- 
m^ndedbyCo1.,White; tbe 1st battalion 
48tfa, ky Col. Donnellan, Afterwards, 
when that Officer was wounded, by Maj, 
Middlcmorei the 9d battalion 7th, by 
Lieut.-eol. Sir W. Myers ; the Sd batta- 
and of the 1st liop 53d, by IJent.-col. Bingham; the* 
" had moved_ 97th,' by" Col, I^onj the 1st battafion 

s regiment from its original positi 
an tbe^igl)tB, as soon as 1 observed tbe 
advance of the Guards] and K was formed 
in the plain, and advanci-d upon the 
Enemy, and covered the formation of 
laeut.-gen,Sherbroake'sdivi.iiun. Shortly 
after the' repulse of this general attack, 
hi whicb apparently all the l^neiny's 
troops were empli^ed, he eommenced that brigade 
Vi% retreat across tbe Alberche, which 
itas conducted in the tno^t regular order, 
and was etfected during the night, leaving 
in our hands 30 pieces of caonou, am- 
munition, tumbrils, and some prisoners. 
¥(^r Lordship will observe by the tn- 
cloaed return, the. great loss which we 
have sustained of valuable oflicers and 
■triers in tin:, lung and hard fuugbf ac- 
tion, with more than double our nuin- 
. her : that of the Enemy has been much 
greater. I am informed that entire bri- r^cciveo mncn assistance 
gades of infantry have been dcstrojedi O'Lciwler, of the Spanish 

deCachments, by LIeut.-col. Bunburyi 
and the ltd battalion 31st, by Mi^or 
Watson ; and of the 45tb, hy Lieut.^^ 
Guard; and 5th battalion 60th, com- 
manded by Major Davy on the STth- 
The advance of the brigade of Guards 
was most gidlantly conducted by Brig.- 
gen, Campbell] and, when necessary, 
' at brigade retired, and formed again 
the best order. "The artillery, under 
Brig.-gen. Howortb, was also thmugbout 
these days of the greatest service; and 
1 have every reason to he satisfied with 
the assistance i received from the ChieT 
Engineer, Lient.-col. Fletcher, the A^t,- 
gen. Brig.-gen. the Hon. C. Stewart, and 
the Quarter Master General, Ctri. Murray, 
and the Officers of those departments re- 
spectively, and from Col. Bathurst and 
the Officers of in} personal Staff. I also 
' CoL 

and, indeed, tiie battali 
treated were much reduced in numbers; 
% all accounts their loss is 10,000 men. 
Gens. Iiapisse and Morlot are killed; 
Gens. Sebas'iani.aiid Boulet wounded. 
I have particularly 
M^.-geu. Mackeni 
guisbed himself on the STth, 
Brig.-gen. Langworth of the King's Ger- 
man Legion, and of Brig.-maj. Beckett 
of the (Guards. Your Lordship will ob- 
- " -, the attacks of the Enemy 

Brig.-gen. Whi 
wounded wh£n bringiug up the two Spa- 
nish battalions to the assistance of Brig.- 
gen. A. Campbell. I send this by'Capt. 
Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 'who will give 
lament thp loss of your Lordship any farther imformation, 
had distin- and whom I beg to recdmmend. 


QfficertlalUJ, vmatdei, and tniBrntg, at 

the S7(A J«^- 

Killed—GenenX Staff: Capt. P. Boyee, 

1st regt. Dep.-a4it.'gen i Coldstn-sm 

X principally, if not entirely, directed Guards. Ueut.-coL Ross; 3d batt. 3 Is) 
against the British troops. .The Spanish Foot, Capt.Lodge; Ist'bati. etitb Faii<, 
---—^-'^ Chief, his officers, aud Lieuts. GraydonaudM'Cartbyi )>t hatt 


]809,] London Gazettes. — Foreign Occurrences. 

DMichmeoU, Lieut. U'Dougal, 91st re^.' 

Si bntl. erth PoDti Buipi Lb Serre. . 
ffnmdal^iat lifittDngooaB, Kin^B 

German Le^on, l^ieut, Heimbruck, ae- 

Ttrdy in the anu; Roya! Engineen, 

Capt. Boothby, sevefeij in tlie thigh; 

lit batt. Coldstream Guards, Cafit. and 
Adjt. Bryan, severely; SStiiFoot, Lieut. 
Papham, severdT; 3d batt. Slat Foot, 
Capt. Coleman, Lieut. G. Beamisb, v?' 
verelyi Ensiens Gamble and Sorden, 
i%htl7i 1st bat. 45th Foot, Ueut.-coL 
Guard, <everely{ 5th batt. fiOth Foot, 
Capt. Wolf, severely; Istbatt.eiM Foot, 
M^orCoghlan, severely; ed batt. 87tb 
.Foot, Capt. Maerea, severely! Capt. So- 
Dleriall, alightlyj Lieut. ICavanoIl, slight- 
lyi Ijeuts. Baf^iallt Kintcaton, Johnson, 
ariid Carrol, severely ; Ensign Moore, 
sli|;ht]y ; Ensigns Knox and Butler, se- 
verely ; Rifle Corps, King's German Le- 
Kiou, Capt. Dnring, slightly ; Lieut. 
HoUe, severely: 7th Line, King's Ger- 
man Legion, Adjt. Dolius, severely. 

Mating. — ) at l>att . Detachments, Capt. 
Rmle, iSd Foot, Capt. Walsh, dIalFupt, 
Lieut. Camerua, 79lh Foot. 

Q/^rs KtOei, 38« ^ufy.— General 
Staff. Maj.-gen. Mackenzie, and Brig,- 
gen. I^Dgwortb; Coldst. Guards, Capt. 
Beckett, Bri|;.-nii()or to the bris^e ' 

I>ragoons, Ueuts. King.nid Powell; ist 
batt. Coldstream Guards, Ensign Par- 
ker; Roval Artillery, Lieut. Wyatt; 1st 
batt. 3d Guards, Capts. Walker, Bucha- 
nan, l>alTi'iaple, Ensign Ram,. Adjt. 
Jrby; Sdbatt.Tth Foot, Lieut. Beaufoyi 
Itt batt. Gist Foot, Maiiir F. Orpen, 
Capt. N. Jam>'!, Lieut. D. Haimes; ijd 
tiatt- 83d Foot, 14<!Ut.-coL Gordon, Lieuts. 
Dalhnan, MoDl^mery, Fkiod; 1st batt. 
Bflth Foot, Capt. Blake ; ist light batt. 
King's German Legion, Capt. Versallc, 
Ca^. H. HMlenberg. 

Total KiOed—Vne General Staff, i 
Lieut.-colonels, 1 Major, 7 Cuptaini, 
15 Lieutenants, 3 Comeu or Ensigos, 1 


Adfutantl' 98 Snjeants, 4 dmmmers> 
735 rank,»nd Wt.—Wamdei, 9 General 

Staff, 10 Lieut .-colon els, 13 Majors, 53 
Captains, 71 Lieutenants, 34 Cornets or 
Ensigns, 6 Adiutants, 65 Serjeants, Ifi 
drummers, S.^37 rank and file.— ^(Ktnnf , 
5 Captains, 3 Lieutenants, 1 Cornet or 
Ensign, IS Seijeants, 9 drummers, 630 
rank and file: total, 5367. 

[Here follows a return of horses^ 
amounting to S11 killed, 74 wounded, 
and 159 missing.] 

Return of OHnance, &c. taken in the 
battle of the 2Bth July. — * 8-pounders, 
4G-dkto, r4.ditto, 1.6-inch liowitlet', 
3 tumbrils, complete in ammnnition, 
taken by Brig.-gen. A, Campbeirs bri- 
gade; 6 pieces of ordnance,, I6-iiieh 
howitzer, left by the Enemy, aaA found 
'in the woods, 1 standard, taken by the 
S9Ch regiment; 1 ditto, destroyed by 
ditto ; 3 standards, taken by the King's 
German Legion. Charles STEWititT, 
Brig.-gen. Adjt. Gtn. 
From Sir A. ffelteilfy, Talavera, Aug. i. 

Since 1 had the honour of 
ing you on the 39th July, the Enemy 
have continued to keep a rear-guaid 
of about 10,000 men on the heights to 
the left of the Alberelie,' The extreme 
fatigue of the troops, the want of provi- 
sions, and the numbers of woQnded tB 
be taken care of, have prevented mt . 
from moving from this position. Brig;- 
geii. Crauford anived with hi^ brigade 
on the 39th in tlie ipoming,' having ' 
marched 12 Spanish leagues in llttW 
more than 34 hours, 
From Sir A. IfeUnleii, Ihlavera, Aug. I . 

When I addressed you this morning, 
I had not revived (lie report from our 
nut-posts. It appears thut the Enemy 
withdrew the rear-|j;uatd, which waV 
pelted on ihc heights un the left side 
of the Alberche, last night at 1 1 o'clock, 
and the whole army marched toMardy 
3anta Olalla, I conclude with an inten- 
tion of taking up a position hi the neigh* 
bourlujod of Guadarama. 

Only Two Bulletins of the French 
Army have reached us this month. 

.The Twenty-ninth Bulletin is dated 
Vienna, July 33^ and is contajned iik 
Paris Papers of the 31st July. The Bul- 
letin itself says nothing of Peace, or 
even of aiw Negotiations. It merely, 
say^ that Prince John of Lichteustelii 
has been presented to Buonaparte, bring- 
ing alattoT from the EitTperor of Austria I 
ai^ that Count Bunna, an Austriap aide- 
^-camp^ has dined several times with 

Obnt. Mao. August, 1B09. 

■. _ H • 

TheTfiisnETH Bullrtin, dated FUnna, 
July 30, says, llie House of Austria took .- 
the field with 63 nigimenis of the line, 
13 regiments of Krenadisrs, 4 free corps, 
or legions, making in the wbsle3IO,000 
men ; ISO batt^ioiis of militia (Laad- 
wehr) commanded by ancient Officers, 
exercised 10 months, making 150,000 
men; 400,000 men of the Hunfrarian 
Insiirrection, and 60,000 horse, artilleiy 
and miners, composing In the whole a 
Eorce of from S to 600,000 men. With 
this force, the House of Austria sup.^ 
pesed herself to be sure of victory. Sh# . 

77Q , j^rafi^f Foreign Ocoumnca. . [Ao|;ii>t^ 

cnterbdncd a hope of shdueK tbe powef vm pSMxulLM'lxm, lAO n'\SBfiaO 
of France, if even her whote foice were men. Aae)nliDB;wJhnlU*«C Hatta w uK 
'united ; b«t ber anniet aniniit«illistuul- of the Emfnar Na^Aton MbucH; uul 
ing, Teduccd to one-fourth part of their, hii Oenerste, it conakted of IMtJtDO 
orij^DKl etrf ngth, while the French ■rmy, combitBaa. On tW port of tkt hope- 
has been iotTciiacil to double the mun- rial Aimnans, not quite 100,000 iBen 
hei it coneilted of at RatilbuD. weie in the field on the dttr uf battle. 
. The Empeior of Aiutria isiued a Pro- The attank bt^ii with a hriatit emidchi- 
elamation at Budweia on (be IBtLJuly. ad* nil rioDg the lint^, wbicti the Biwiny 
This Froehtmation .states, thai the losi aoiwend by & fir uipcriar mmber of 
luitalned Ify both armies had rendered . heavj eritaioTc, and kept ii up till 
an Arinislice nrctr«aTj>; end tliat there nigiit, wilhunt hiti'rru|>tion. The ri>lit 
being no itipiiUtion aK^init military wing of ttii? AuBCrians jnnife the noct ' 
movements in itae Armistice, erriy thing splviiilld progrrs^. < Adlnktaa. iraa taken, 
would be done to promote the BCcurily of and the Encniv driven Erani RuneD- 
Ihe AkUtrian Em^^re. — Nut a MOrd it hrunn, Sreetetilej-, and Hencbstelleu. 
said respiting peaM. The Eiicmj's cavalry on the left niiij- 
TheAustrians.attheperiodofthe un- was coinpletelf ruuted, and Fiald-Biar- 
FortunntB battle of Ziiaim, bad resumed shnl Lieut. Kleiiau, with the an cory 
offensive optration^ in Galiieia with Buc- which he eomuiauded in ths room (<f 
cesEF. The Archduke Fanlinand, afler Field-manhil Lieut. Hiller, who wm 
compiling the Polish General Sokol- L-ikon ili, ptiietrated on th» Encm>'K 
nicki, with 4000 men, to (ufrenderSniK left tiank, as fur ».s Aspern, CBliiuteu, 
derair, and beating Gen. Znjeni'M'k from nod the town of Knifndorf; mntle itioi- 
Zoolin beyond the Vklula, cstatlisliefl aell' master of our entrenchamiri, whitb 
hia head- quarters at RnduiiT, with bis we had abHnHoned the dny belbrr, tiwli 
advanced corps atWarka, on ilii' North- tru pieces cifi-aiunai, and cubic thooui^d 
em bank, of the Pi-licn, aiid viilbin '^0 priaoneis, be<ili'S one eagle and iwerat 
mile) of Warsaw. ntanilt of i.-uluiirH. In llie mean time. 
An article from Vienna states, that the frcnc^ centre, tihtre the EaDpemr 
the Emperor of Austria bad repaired Ka|>ole(mnas, did not mme from die 
front Buda, to the foflres* of Campscn, qj'ot iit RoarhdaTfi it wu aUtiuncd there 
in order to Brcelcmte the roni^luniuii uf in eci-iTal ratikn, consisting ofnpwatdt 
tbt negntialiona for peace; anrl a Con- of b'0,000 iii>'n.<tri>ng^ and eoiitmonlK 
gresi. It ii reported, will Iw luld at lengthPncH its n;;l<t wing, oppooite the 
Presburgh,' to Kttle the dcfinitivi- ar- left of the Auttrians till (he htter *a" 
cangeniints. — Count StadI on, the Mini- quite ovurnhl'lmcdnhontnoon byamau 
Iter of State, hai resigiiid. The FrcAch of eav.->lry and a greM quantity of anil- 
have imposed a contribution of SO mil- len'. The corps whi(4i had been ei- 
liiina of francs on Loner Austrin.- Thn pn'trd from Marcbick ((id not atrivr, 
Austrian dominions an al-o to y-y 200 and it wai easy fur the enemy to out- 
niiUiam, with the exception dI' thiT eity Hank our left win^; their vioknl eicsi- 
ofTriestfe, on which anparalu conltl- fire eoon tileno'd onr balterica. Oiif 
bation fans been imposed. 4th eorpi, uhiib was pfactd on our n- 
"' LmulHotrg, Jutu .'it. — Oor Ccurt .treme left, was n'pulied, andthe heig^ 
GasBttt kMtes, that tin (he !21sl ihc town in that (|ii:irtPr. iHCiipin] by the Enemv. 
of Grali, and on tlit iM the citadel, Bjr thi-i. tlir Sd corps in the centre »''* 
were given up tu the Irt-mh, and tbi! not only- priienieil froiu DUdcituking 
whole province. ti'a< eiaciti^Ied by the tbr attack Bgjin-.t Rosrhdorf, but HU 
Austrian!, Count Giulay at first rr- it^ili urpr«h-.!incd iui forced to retreat 
fused to give up Gru'^, till Mar°liat to the cnii;"»ay of Btann, while the 
Macdonald advanced with two fnneb Kncm]- bad idntxly gained Fukitci^, and 
divisions." ''* Eu/ersilorf, and vcu threatening tha 

" road Id WolkefSdorf, in (he rear irfthe 

AuSTMAN AceotTTr OF THE Batti t, ot Imperial Huyul smiv. Night put an 

Wagrah. end to the actiui).. I-.i the battle, aitie 

(The following la the Anatrian ofHeial piecet of cMnon were lust, in the f«tiriit 

account of the battle of Wagraui, dated none, and the ten pieces of cannon 

from the head-quOrten of tlie Alrhduke titVcn, were carried olT The Archduke 

Charles, JulySS-] John arrived In the afternoon near Sie- 

" Scarcely had the morning of the benbrunn, after the battle was Atctded, 

6th began to break, when the Enemy's and (hen want back again beUnd the 

army, compowd of a farce which, since Maf*h. The army continued Hi mreat 

the 't'lrlleit iin\t.-ii ha* {irTlups never till the Sth, on the f^ague rti»9i it br 

} een cuUtcted in one point, appearedn m Guntmdorf. Tlie rear had oMMitt* 

(he distance of a long caaiWHbat. it eogagemenU thuly, duciof whieb Sor* 


IS09.} AhOrtoA ^ Fsrti§ii Occuritmes. ■ Til 

aMnJtAwllMleBiIni^ «oAflt«t •nd' ^n, Hwrfeia, and <)th«r~T4acee, for 

Ae amy wu alwm rek^ for battle. Leyden ; and J'V'nicft tfiwipa ifcre or- 

Ob tb> 1 1th, »hor&f before cun-sef , in dered to marcb towards the caHt. 
tfae Inttect of the aetiim, when both The sjDoihI dMaJlsfrom Lord Chathavi 

ainries were for the most part drawn up and Sir R. Straehul, of the gEriiitENl>ER 

fada^xme another, a Ibrra^ cvnferenee or Flusbing, are Unavoidably defened 

tookplaiM, oiler some iiiDtual mesM^ea,' till our next. 

umI il: lut a temporal? armiuiee, the The Grand Eipedition appears to have 

■rant of wUcfa w«3 e<|UBl1; fklt by both ireatei! contiderable alarm in Hnnand. 

anitics, after an uninterrapted conflict Troops are said to be marching nctonly 

ofeigtit ttx]-«, and being overcOBB irith to Antwerp, but to Amsterdam, 'Rbtter- 

te^Oe: In conaequence, an Armistice dam, and other parta of Holland, the 

WIS eo;ida<led on the I3th, by which Enemy eonceiving that our objects are 

bosMitiM are su^pend^ for four weeks,'' m^re extensive than tbe destruction of 

am) M days' notice to be given b«^ore the ieet at Antnerp. The Dutch troops 

bilking It; aiid the Austrian army bat have been ordered back from Germuiy, 

takes a rvtrograde pnsicion in Moravia Armed burghers are rainng in every 

and the a^jbining districts of Bohemia, town, and camps are firrtnine at BruiTEr, ' 

w^oy some repose after the unheard- Putten, Capitlle, and oilier places. The 

o(tmkol the last eight daya." sluices of Bergen-op-Zoom have been 

, opened, and it aeeiDS that, the Dutch e<- 

h is reported, on the authority of peot us to cross over from Soitth Beve- 

ptivHte Listen froAi the Conlineat, that land to the road that leads from Bei^A' 

tlie Archduke Charlei had retired iroin op-ZwMn to Antwerp. The fleet in the 

the eommaiifl'of the Austrian army, and Seheldt is under the command of the 

tint notice Tiad been given of the timti~ French Admirftl Missiess^ who is said to 

Kotiat a/the lirmittiee. — Prince Jc4in ol have been obliged to throw his heavy 

LitiMenstfrin was to succeedtbe Ar^- tannon overboard, ih order to paijs cooie 

dnSeCbarlesinyiecommandoftheaTmy. difHeult parti of the Scheldt, and tQ have 

Tbe l>ulce of Brunswick Oels, with stationed bis tquadran oppnaite LJIlo. 
28M of his folfowers, made good his jtmli^tini, Jug. 10. ThcKinghaa 

PMreatto the banks of the Weser, from takes the coramuid in chief of the 

"hence tbey have been brought off, to- Dutch army, as well as of the French 

fttUer with their gallant Leader, by the troops. His head-^aWCra were «tab- 

Hjii'dron under Lord G. Stuart. lilhed on the eth at Rosembuhl, and 

The .^^«■era*e^J^ Gaxelte states, thai; still continue there. The whole army it 

^ t4ie Kingof Pru^ia has sequenrsted all assembled. It occupies a pi>sition be- 

tbe dominions and estatesoftbe Duke of twnMi Bergen-op^oom and Antwerp, 
Brunswick Dels. ' and the troops arc in high spirits, 

The J^n^ pf Westphalia has issued SPAIN. 

ptocUmkdcus, iinposiog heavy penalties The Freneh left Gyon on the S5th of 

™ the manufacturers of fire-arms, &e. June, after being in it five days, during 

■bo m>y dispose of any gun, pistol, which time th^ coalhmitted the greatest 

iwid, Ac. without litence fiom tki fre- exces'ea and cruellies. They marched 

feel rf'Ike dhtriet, and registering such to join the main body in Oviedo, which 

I ule. No gunpowder- cai) be msfiu- was thre.itcned by the Spanish division 

foi^re^ or imported without special af Gen. Ballasteros, who had defeated a 

perBiissinn of tfeMii»l!teiii>fWar,«nder division near that place, and had inter- 

de penalty of death; and no retailer eepted a e^tX (]uaiitity of church plate, 

tan' llecp of sell any witbout licenee of and other pTundcr, i^ch they were dig> 

tbr^rafect; such srie is mrt at any tin^e, patching into Biscay, 
under anj' circumstances, to exceed two The siege of Gerona promises to rival 

ponDds weight. - thetof Saragassa in proportion to its es-. 

HOLLAND. tent: the same enthusiasm prevails 

I«ai*Bai>riaparte, King of Holland, among the people, who had, at the ^e 

WH Ut«ly Beiied ivith a paralytic afli-c- of ,lhe last advicu;, Teptilied all the as- 

tinn, which for some time deprived him laults of the Enemy, 
oftbe use of bis right l^nd and ami ; he An account from Spain gives the fol- 

ii,li8wever, rouch recovered. HitMajeity lowing a« the siiengtli of the Spanish 

htilniadeCommadoreBlinsVonTrcElDiig armies ;Gani'TiLs—Cu<>sU,€G,O00iBlakc 

trii fait Adjutant and Vicfr-admiral, in 44,TD0 ; Duke of Parque, 6,500 ; Homa- 

tb^iT^n of the late Admiral Hartsink. na, '20,000; Batlssteros, 10,000.— Total 

Vie-If^burgh Papers take notice of 147,!00. Estimated repilar force nearly 

svFBnwdttioTt, and state, that as saon completed'. E'itreiHadura, 9,000; Gatlf^ 

ai'wnn' arrived of the landing in Wal- cia,30,DM; Catfdonia, 10,000; Manch* 

<tei^ tte Doteb troopt left ^nstM^ 5^eo.~Xotal 44,090, 

772 . Abstract of Poreign .Ouarrences. [Aagast, 

' TatragtHat Jitt)/ T. Lord CollingwoMl iMtoumentt of Aa ambition of (-l^iit 

ysiterd&y tenc advice U our Gen. Cou- cuna to Spain to 1^. waste our Gnlds, to 

plgnyi tbat the English and Sicilian ar-, eiterniiiutB the intCabttants, and to give 

if^r bad landed at Salerno, to the amount ui a Government and a King whom we 

of 18,000 men. aUior, But the brave Islanders Hew to 

I.etter<i from Cailii of thf S4 Inst. itnT ass'ivt us in thp sacied- cfui&c of Liberty 

nounce the arrival of theMarquis Welles- or Death.— They oRered us t^ir t>att»- 

ley. . He landed in tliat city almost at lions to join ours. — They, sent us, unaik- 

tbe instant of the :ec«ipt of the disr ed! pecuniary succours and miliUTy Eup< 

patriiea annoiiiii:ing the victoiy of Tala- plies, in the niiiit of their own aod inir ■ 

;rara. His Eiuellency was received with preat struggle. — Jt .wa« siffGeieot tor. 

demonstrattons of joy. Tbe horses were Spain to raiee the standard of Freedom, 

taken from his ctirriage, whieh was to mok^ England her friend.— Clary tft 

drawn to the bouB« of Mr. Duff, the Rd- tbe Engtish people .-'Eternal bonouB to 

ti»ti Consul, , amid the a^alamatianB of' the celebrated Geniral who humbled the 

iJie people. Krenuh eai^les at ViiAiera, and led his 

' The ExlraardiMorg GazeUe (inserted valiant soWiers to support the Spanish 

, in p. 766) contains Sir A. Wellesley's De- Patriots on tbe Banks of the Tagus \ — 

tails of the Battlr of Talavbra ; the Sir A. Wellesley will be esteemed to tbe 

perusal of which, whatever may be the end jif time, as oue of the principal'be-. 

linal issue of the contest in tbe Penin- nefaetorsof the Spanish nation; and hia 

Kula, will be read -by evftry lover of his name will .never be 'spoVen of ,but with 

country, ,with nfingled emotions of ad- respect an^ adisiratian by all good men, 
miration and pride, afliffordingadecided FRANCE, 

proof of the uncoBquerable valour, dis- Bnonaparte has issued, orders to tho 

cipline, and enthiuiasm «f the British French Bishops to offer up thankagivinga 

Army, for tbe victories of Eiuerdorf and W»- 

. Spanish Paperstoth'e lltb are arrived, grami in these orders he makes use of 

U appears tliat on the 3d inst. Marshals tbe following extraordinary language :— . 

Sau1t>ndNeymai;chedtoPlacentia,with " Thougb-ourLordileBuB Christ sprang 

ft view of getting in the re^r of tbe British from the blood of David, he sought no 

armyin order tointerruptitssuppltes, and worldly enipire : on the contratr, he t«i 

<Wl off its communication with Portugal, quired that in concerns of thislife men 

Sir A. WeUesIey, on ascertaioing tbe should oliey Cisaar, His great object 

B.lrengthofthisunitedforce,judgeditpni- was the deliverance and salvation of 

jent to break up from Talavera, and fall souls. We, tbe inheriton of Ctesar's 

. back to AtmarezandPontf de Arcebispa; power, are firmly resolved to maintain 

ifhich judicioQE movement induced Smilt the independence of our throtie, and the 

to stop shortof Pliceotiaj whilst Marshal inviolability of our rights. — We shall per- 

Victor, informed of tbe advance of Soult, severe in the great work of the reato-i 

andthe consequent retrograde movement ration of the worship of God^ we shall 

of tbe British army, stopped bis retreat, communicate to its Ministers that re- 

and turned upon Talavera, which he pc. sjieetability which we alone can give 

eupied at the date of tbe lay accounts, them; we shall listen to. their voice in alt 

According to the last accounts, $ir A. that cancenw spiritual mattersandaSain 

WelIesley,havingcrossedtheTaguB,was, of conscience. Wa shall not Iw drawn 

with bis gallant array, at Deleitosai and aside from the great end which we strive 

if^credk the Spanish account, no to attiun, and in which we have hitherto 

interruption to the advance; of the allied succeeded io part — the restoration of 

simies will in future be experienced from the. altars of our divine worship; nor 

the want of provisions, which was tbe sulfer ourselves to be persuaded, that 

causeoftheBritish army not being able these principles (as Greeks, Engliah, 

tofollowupits victoryofTalavera. Tlie Protestants, and Colvinists afllnu) are 

J'ortuguesf! army, under £en. Beresford, Inconsistent with the independence of 

had iirrived at Ciudiid Rodrigo, and was Thrones and Nations. Gud has enligbti 

tbu; in the rev of Soult, which will also cued us enough to remove such erron 

be menaced by the indefatigable Rumaiia. far from us. Our sul^ects entertaia a« 

. Tbe 5«<i»( CouMfoftbeSdiust. thus such fear." 

speaks of the Eiiglisli and Sir Arthur The ;french Government has lately ex- 

Wellesti^. hibited a glaring proot of its total i^re- 

" Never, never shall we forjet the sai gard to truth and candour, even in matr 

etifiee which the generous English have ters most exposed to detection, tu, 

made to restore our I'hcrties. Hon hor- State Papers. The Speech of Ua M^jes- 

rible does the conduct of tb* French xf-. ty, on tbe prorogation of Parliament, 

pear, compared with the valiant defend- was translated and inserted iu a Ute SU- 

eisa[theind..pendenceof Europel The mtatrt but the third section of the 


IS09.] AbMtmtf of Foreign Oeeurrences. 77S 

S^ech'misralsifiM thraug^oott uidane' ExcoMnftiNiCA-nnN "at Buonaparts. 

of its psra^aphs, beeioning with the PIUS fit. POftlTlFT. 

wordi "The atrodcnu,'' Ac. and ending BJ' the authority orGadAlm)|;hty, and 

with " s&fety und indepcrndence," en- (rf St. Paul and Si. E'eter, »e dpdan you, 

tirely emitted. In the sentence which aind all your co-operators in the act of 

* follows, instead of the Parliament being violence n'hich you ire eiecutlnff, to 

consratiilated on the succem whleh had have incurred the sanie Excoinmunica- 

reccntly crowned the nrmn of the Empe' tion, which we in but ApostoKc )etter«t 

n?r of Auitria under tile able conduct o[ contempomneously affixed in the .unial 

tfae Archduke Charles, a pasgap is in- places of this city, declare at} thone to 

terpolated, for the purpose of maintain- have incurred. Mho, on the violent in- 

1ns Buonaparte's mvinciUUlif : it rum wilon of this oity on the Sd of February 

thni — "fbrwe have to struggle against of last year, were guilty of the astS of 

an Enemy nf an active gsnius, with violenceagainstwhlch ve hat'eproteated, 

irhom every thing prospers, and all of as well really in Su many declarations, 

whose designs, even the most incredible, that by ouriwder hove beenlssuedbyour 

never tail ti) be accuroplished." successive Secretaries of Star«, as also in 

ITAIjV. two Coniistorial Collocations ofthe 16th 

Rmte, July to. The Jaarnal i^ the of March, and the Tlth July, IBOI ; in 

Capital contMns a variety of Decrees of common witb-all their agents, abettors, 

the new Government. One of these abo- advisers, and whoever else has been ae- 

lishes the lYibunal of the Inquisition, cessary to, ur himself been engaged in, 

and all the establishments attached to the execution of thuse attempts. Given 

it. The archives and pHpera helonging at Rome, Santa Maria Mag^ure, 4une 

to these several.lurisdictionaareput under 10ih,intheTenth Vearof ourPuntilicate. 

(eil, and consigned to the depet of thear. (Loc Signi) Pw^ Pars Septimus. 

cbives;aa inventory of them beiiigmade. Prefixed to the above ruriuus paper 

— By another Decree, a great number of is ai*i-Brei*againstlBuon»paite; declaring 

' especial Tribunals are also abolished, as the new and violent spoliation of the 

well as every teinporal jufiadiction hi- papal dominions null and void. It con- 

therto possessed by the Clergy, secular tains the following passage, — " We re.iect 

or regular. All clerical privileges are an- with the firmest resolution any allowaitce 

niille(l._.The right of asylum remains no .which the Emperor of the French may 

' longer ; in consequence, the authors or intend to as^gii to u;, and to the hidi> 

Accomplices of crimes will no loiig«T be vidunJ* composing our Colkge. We 

sheltered from the vengeanoe irfthe law. sbould all cover ourselves with ignoraii^' 

—K new e^ablishment is m'ade of J«s- in the t^ce. of the Church, if we suHered 

tices of the Peace, &c. alt of whom are our subsistence' to depend on the power 

nominated by the Emperor. — By a third of bim viM usurps her authority." 

Decree, a Committed is appointed tor ltisdoubtfu!,hbwever, if both thepre- 

the preservation of all the antient and ceding documents are not to be consi- 

nodom monuments of Home, and the dered as Torgeries. 

Roman States. This Committee is par. SWEDEN. ' 

ticularly charged'to talce precautions for Accounts from Stockholm of the 18th 

preserving the cupola of St. Peter from ult. state, that Count Stedinck had ro- 

n^htTting ; 'and the paintings of Raphael, ceivud his passports, and had set olf for 

v^ich arc on the fe^i of the Vatican, Pctersbuig, by way of Abo, to conclude 

from injuries arising from the air. This the pending Peace between Russia and 

Committee consists of Martorelli, Di- Sweden. The present King (Charles 

■rector of the Imperial Archives; Marini, XIII.) had recommeiidedto the Diet, the 

Director of the Library of the Vatican; Danish Princo Chri^nn Augustenburg, 

Caneva and Camhcoini. «f Sii-swick Uolstcin, as his suoceMor, 

Italy, July \5. Yesterdaythe Pope pass- with the present title of Prince Royal of 

ed tliroughKBaonbiswayfromFlorence Sweden, The States of the Peaauitry 

toAvignoo in France; he proceeded uml'^r have acceded to the King's reconmienda- 

a militaty escort, without any. public tion, and the otlier members of the Diet 

ceremony. are expected to do the same. 


-PonitiKuthfjMlyiB. ThetriaiofAdm. states, UiatLordGaiiibier had, by his l^t- 

Lord (^mbier cvae on this day. 'i he ter of May .1Utb, requested bis conduct 

eoortMartialasumbledabDut 11 o'clock, to be < nquintd into during iiis command 

wbentbeorderforsumnioniDg tfaecuurt,' ofthe fleet in IUmjU'; Roads. That it 

dpKdbytheLords of the Admiralty, -.>>.< appears that on the lutii of April* the 

Rwl by the Judge Advocate. The oi4er Enemy's ships bBiiig ou shore, and the 

77* 'Pniii^Jdmin^l»rdGtmh\M. , [Aijgast, 

rifml bwiw bcM Duufe tiuit thcr mhU MMdMi|«'o(d>*iMc>Mn|e,f*veUH 

be dMtnqwa. the Mid UcdCainUer did, DM^trniph of tl>e batteries. TtoCBBu 

far • BoMiderable tiae, n^clectard^y mt «g»ce apmiij> «>d aS the veH^i 

t^ioK effbcQiftl inetJU fot UMir dMtnuv ware within n^ bpth of Am and 

tion. Tb« ioittuctioBS of tbe Admiraltr ibdb.^'nHu hr ■» newly tbe (nitline dI 

to Loid Ganbier, »iid yariMf otW do- tfae tno fiiU da>s of the tcial. 

ciuBeoU, were afUcwatdi r«ad, and tba On the third day AdniMl SUef«r4 

Court proceeded to the at^inadon. of hither aUted to the C««rt, ^>t he 

witneasea, viz.: — W. Stok«a, ina&teT of irootd not liave liiiiad the fleet in Aix, 

the Caledonia.) Ueut. H&wkios of dittoi Reads, as tbe broadiides of the Eneaiv 

' tit. Raven, uastei of tbe Cfeiar ; and ooDunvxded tbe passage, and the veeseli 

Mr. TboQipion, ma«tra of tlie Beagle, would hava been crippled in going io, 

Lord Cochrane was out eiamined. He and would notliavc afterwardsbcBo able ' 

of a number to work out. Ttie fire from tbe Isle of 

„ . . . . tt only made Aix was uninterrupted, 

aigaaU aS there being st^cient depth of Mr.^arJi;if,inaHeToftheIni)icrieuse, 

^ater and ancboiaBe to enable Lard eonfirroed Ixai Coi^ane'a evidenee ii\ 

Gaiabier to send in ship) of the line to tUe most niateria] parUi and stated that 

^troj tbe whole of tbe Enemy's fleet he had himself, previous tp tbe at- 

that had taken shelter in the Isle of Aix, tack, asomtaiooil tlwt there waas^ 

■ hut that he had also written to tbe Ad- anchorage 6jr three or toor sail of the 

mural to ttiat e^ectj in proof of this bis line. 

Lordship produced two Utters in sub- Captain ifoffi, of th« Aisle, beinc 
ttajice as follows : called, deposed that be did not know, at 
" OtMaitit, j*^i! 13, the tinke of attack, that there was suffi- 
" My deaj Lord, You have none yo»r cient anchorage for six sail of the line — 
part BO admirably) tbat I will not siif^r thought that, if tlte ships had rainaincd 
you to tarniab it, by attempting impos- at the first anehorafe without tciooviiis 
sibilities. You nuut tbereibrH join me, to tjie second, they w<>utd hive been 
as soon as you can, with tbe bomb, &c. , destroyed by tbe that aud shells wliii:b 
a« I wish to have some infonnation from fell from tbe batterii-s. Was of opinioD 
you before I dow my dispatches. that the Commander in Chief had npg-. 
" GaMSIEB' tested nothing which could in^iure sufs 
" P. S. I ban ordttred three brig' and cet& to the enterprise. 
two bombs to join you In tbe attempti C^ttain ficaU ciinfimted.ihe evidence 
but 1 don't think it will twiceed. Vou of the preceding witness ) after which, 
must Eome to me in the turn of the tide, the President acquainted Lord Gambier, 
a« l.want to send you to England as soon that iJie evidence -for tbe proeecutio^ ' 
as possible." waa closed. 
To which Lord Cochrane replied. On the.AfthdayLordGamliier eotereii 
" My Lord, IjnjierMHte, Ajb-U 13. upon a very masteriy defence, of whit:h 
" i have Just received your Lordship's we bs,ve room only for the falloniug ox- 
letter; We can destroy the Enemy'sships tract, 

onstioce-.otwhlchlhopeyouwillaLpprove. After a minute examination of the 
" CocHfiANE." charge in all its det^ls, and a review of 
. 1 Lord Cockrane's testimony upon the the evidence, as well as of the whole of 
whole went to maintain that there waa a his conduct in Basque Roads, Lord Gam- 
ine anchorage fur sii of our ships of the bier drew tbe fallowing deductions.; — 
line I and had only two been ordered to *'. First, That, during the whole of thi& 
tlw ^fustance of the frigates, &c. attbe sfrvice, the mwt unwearied attention 
tjuie re<|uired by signal, &c. bis Lordship was paid by me to its JUiia oliject, the 
was of opinion that BtTcn sail, including destruction of the Enemy's fieet. Se- 
i ibree^lecker, of tbe Lnemy's ships condly,.1'bat in no part of the service 
luight ba^e been destroyed. was more ceal and exertion shewn, tbnn 
The Hon. Admiral 5(o^mi being called, during tbe vflwle'of the Igtb of April, 
to give evidence, declared that be did when I had necessarily in view two ob- 
' not thinU tbat while tlie Beet lay in jects — tbe destruction of the. Emimj-'a * 
^^ue jRoads, there was any delay or Sect, and alao the preservation of that 
deficiencyon tbe part of tbe Commander under mjy comuandi for the extreme 
in Chiuf, in executing the service en- difficulties in approaching an Enemy, 
trusted to bim. Never understood tliat closely surrounded by shoals, andatifngty 
the Imperieuse bad made signal that two defended by batteries, rendnvd oautioa 
sail of tbe line would be sufflciejit to de- in niy proceeding pee^arly B e ee as i y . 
ttroy tbe Enemy. Had binlEcIf recalled ThiMly, That 3 out of the 7 of the 
tfae Ciesar, Theseus, and Valiant, fmm Enemy's abipe agrbund on the P^bB 
Aix Roads, in consctiueBca pf the immi- weK, tnm ^«r &kC beioe Mi ahon, 


toMHt MiC of tlw Rach of Dm gUOs «f On th« rfintll tnd )ut da*, by firec- 

IC9 dii|is of tke flMt tktt mi^t have- (ton of (he Codit the Judge A<}i'ocate i«ad 

ban wetA in; and tteit at ao time wintt' the tjbinet/ce : — "That the Court having 

tmrr, eitkcr uioner or latsri eould ibey duly deliberated on the evidence in sop- 

ti«ve bem AUohed. Fovr^ly, That pon of the Chnri^ exhibited a*aitut Ad- 

tbe btber4of tiR 11 ahipi of which the miralthe Right Hon. Lerd Ganibier, and 

EUieniy'i fleet conristed, were nev«r In a having atto minntety ««ig;hed (be evi- 

sitaaiion to Im SMailed after the tit«- denre adduced, by bis Lbrdship in hb 

ships had failed in their main ol^ect." Defence, have determined that tbe 

'' Utese are the points on which I rest Char|:e~-' That Adptiral (he Right Hon. 

■mj juBtitKBtion, trasthis, that it will I>ard Gambler ou tbe ISth day of April, 

afiyesr to the Coutt, upon their review tbe enemy's riiips being then on share, 

id" Bij whole caie, thai I did take tbe and the signal having' baen made that 

Duwt eftctual iDeamTea fat deatroying they could be destroyed, did for a consW 

the Eaemy's fleet; that neither negket derabie time neglect or delay taking e^ 

ry delay did take place in feetual loeamree for deitroying them.' 

of thi» service; and, t " ^~- ' - - - " .-■. — .. ■ , ■ 

the contrary, it Was owing (0 the tin 
chmen by me for Beading a force in 

make the sttaek, that the aerviee was as his general eondDct and preceedin^ 

acemnplished wkh k> very tncoosfderahle as Commander in Chief of the Chand^ • 

a loss. Had I pursued any of the mea- Meet employed in Baftjue Roads, between 

■urea deeined praclieabte and proper in (hi ITtb day of March and the S9th day 

the jBdgmBOt of Lord Cochrane, I am of April, 1 80S, was marked hy leat, 

firmly permaded tiie mcceos tttendiag judgment, ability, and an iftiiom atf 

this BchievemeDt would have proved more teirtion to the welhre of His' Majesty*! 

deuly hoBgbt than any yet recorded in Scrvicej and therefore do adjodge bim to 

onr naval annals, and, far froin accam- be Most Honourably Acquitted ; and he 

pbshing (he bopea rf my country, or the ie hereby moet honourably acquitted ae- 

enpectationa uf the Adnuralty, misK have cordhig^." The Preu^nt then com- 

diuppointed tmh. If such, too, were plimentedLordGamineronhisacquittal, 

tbefoiindation of his Lordship's prMpects, and returned him his iworil. 

it ii juat they (hould vaniBh liefoTc the — — 

superior conuderations attending a sei^ t'ovNTRV Nuws. 

vice invnlving the naval character, and J«/y 19. A shocking munlerwai coni- 

moxt important interests of the nation. mitted on the road leading from tbe nH- 

The following witnewes were then lage of Pepper, Nta tbreil, Hants, to 

called in BUpiNirt of the defence : — Mr. (^rin^, hy two fellows, on the body of a 

E. Pairfu, Master of the Fleet) Mr. smuggler, who Has conveying some pro- 

Stokei, Capt. Bli^, &c. &e. They de- perty in a tilted cart, in coiopany with a- 

pteed generally that there was no ai>. Uttle girl, Ms daughter. Tbe raffiSa* de- 

chorage near the Bui^'art Ehoat — that manded tbe man's money, but having a 

had fiinr eai] of the tine gone into Aix quantity of gaineas abont bfai to convey ' 

Ruads-when the signiLl was made, they to Portsmouth, be reftised compliance 

Bouhl have been exposed to intvitable with thenilAcrs' request, whentheybeat 

destmctioD— and that no effort was left him with bludgeons until be was de- 

uatriL>d by the Coitnnander in Chief to prived of life, aud got at hb propert}^ 

ioEuie the destruction t^ the Enemy's leaving the girl bound in the cart, and af- 

Amt. ter taking olT the hordes and turning thera 

The sistfa, seventh, and eighth d^i loose on the Common, they decamped, 

woe employed In Mtuninittg witnessen. Jiify i6. 'Hiis night, as a Bath eoach 

—At tlM request of L6iA <^inbier, A4- "as travelling near -Celnireali, the leaderd 

miral Stopfbrd, Uant. Hawkins, Sir H. tMk fVight at the lightning, and became 

Neale, Capta^ Hanlyman, Seymour, unmaitageable ; tbe eonsequenn was, 

Newcome, and Kerr, were examinedj the animals nartedolT at full speed, and 

and luppwted the Hon. Admiral's state- the vehicle was upset, and literally shat- . 

mnt. The C«un, fur its o»b saiisfatv tared in piec«s. Nine persons ^ete se-' 

tioa, afterwsib ottted Ca^italns Wolfe rioosly hurt, and a female p&sseageF 

and HakolBK died of ber bruises, on being conveyed 

Cwpmim Hen, Makolm, Bttridtfll, ^^HoiaislDw.—Abeut two miles from the 

BiH, uU HewmMrwera euUMitssd hy Ae sane spot a poor man waa killed in aUne 

Cbwtrand^WlrtestlinM^wwindlfect by a can taming over, (he anim^ aba 

i d wu i hJ i i oa ttt that «f fardOehfine; bMlag pluogtd out of tbe roKd.— 

wUa tks KAi t O L t bt «ift. BwogWlHi, ' About fl o'deek the taMe nigta, tUi 

cf the fcneUa, tontled, though but paN ncigbbourhood of Si. Jliait't wh vI- , 

tiiHf, to MfFM *e ekweee, sited hy « tkuadcr-rtsm, WtUck xxnw ■• 

776 Cotmtri/ Nats. — Domestic Oceurrences. [Au^;u8t, 

tijiued a considerable time, attended by tlie neighbourhood wi^ ' alamled 1^ an 
TaiB, whitk fell in mch torrenu that explosion, and fhe manager of the Works 
the roails viere 4Uite inundated, and appmachtng the' spot, fcnijid the ear- 
wood paliiigB were thrown down, and peuter and the other workman, with 
other wood-work Boated in the etream, two women, blown about BO yards froia, 
which rendered the highwkys almoGt im- the ruin, and dreadfully vounded. The 
passable; the atniosphere appeared like a mau aod one wonian survived only a few 
sheet of fire, the air was impregnated hours ; the other woman languished till 
with sulphur, and the lightning made neit moniiug. 

such a hia*ijls ""''^'^i and the whole pn;-( -^^Uf- 10- During die late thunder- 

sented « scens lo IriglitCul, thai the storm, a labourer, of Mmdurell, in Nor- 

horees on the road would not proceed. thampCunshire, who hod imprudently 

— This very severe tempest proved fatnl taken shelter under a tree, w^ile in the 

to tUe cattle in tht irounty of NpiJ'olk. act of calling to two of his companions 

At fii'orfniAtiui nnd .SViijjiJAaNi, a bultuek tojoinhiro, was instantaneously struck 

and two cows were killed; and Bt Shtnks dead by the li|;htning. On the above 

Mill aeow; tbepropei'ty of Mr. Chephin, eveniug, a sheep belonging to Mr. U. 

in the witdness of anxiety fur'the saMy Br^y, butcher, of CanaUry, was killed 

of her calf, which had strayed some dis- by the lightning, while, taking refuge 

tance, rushed into the inill-stream, and under a tree. A eow was also killed at 

•was followed by 19 bullocks. The rain Fiilmgl^, the property of a poor indus- 

falling in torrents, the bauka were soon tiiuus num. — Mr. Johniitaiie, of IdUcate, 

OvecBown so considerably, that ^1 ef- had five sheep killed, while stsjiding' 

fdrts to rescue them became fruitlsss, under a tree. — At Ciuj^ienham, Cam- 

«nd the whole were drowned. bridgeshire-, a towet windmill, the pn>- 

July VI. At Bintmt, this night, was peny of Mr. Thof. Chapman, Wat struL-k ' 

experienced a must alkrmini; tempest i by ligbtning on the middle IhiU of the 

it began at about half past i, and was sail, antl shivered into S4fi0t pieces, 

not uver ijil nearly II. During great which were picked up ^id told from the 

part of tliat intervai the rain descended sail. It csiue down atone comer, split 

■ntarrcnts,!uidthethunderandli|;)itning the brick- work, aitd shivered a piece of 

were of the must awful kind. About 11),- the doitr. A few ouiices of lampblack 

four houses were struck by fire-balls; a t|iat were in the aiill were soattered 

' window of one of the houses was driven about, and the paper which coBtaiued It 

ill, the bed-eiutltes were torn (iff a bed, st^orched, but no damage was dona to the 

and a, cat waH killed, — At iStloti, near inside of the roill. 

Boston, a mare apd foal wefe killed by Jug. 14, The assises for the county 

fightning;i and a small, house on the of Somerset cam inenced this day, when 

bank of the Furty-fput , Navigation was 'Capt. John Davison, of the. Royal Mo- 

destroyed by it. rines, was found guilty of stea^ng a 

Jufy Sj).. This inontiiig, near Nor- piece of muslin of the value of 30g. the 

IhtiBtptan, Hckford's wa^on getting property of James Bunter, mercer, uf . 

foul of Peache's coach, the waggoner in Taunton. He is to be transported for 

endeavouring tii prevent the accident, sevcp years, 

was unfortunately crushed to death be- . 

tweea the w^gou and the coach. Do.itr^'ic Occusbences. . 

Aag.l This evenin|;,, a lire broke Alondoy, Jviy^A. 

out in the premises of Mr. Shavety, at This moj-ning as Tlwmas Uyslop, a 

Rameden-hail, near Cotcheater, ocea- labourer in the ^V<.'Bt India Docks, was. 

liuned by tbe carelessness of a servant workinj;' in the hold of a sh^p, one <if his 

setting fire to some straw in a hen-ruo»t l^gs wlis jammed between two casks, and 

■whilst catching poultry. A large barn broke. — He was taken to th« London 

and a quantity of corn in sacks, ready Hospital, where he had been but a few 

for market, were consunied: tlie damage hpurs, befor? bis child, about tllree years 

is estimated at more tliao 700^ of age, was brought in, almost burnt to 

jhig, 1, All unfortunate accident ili-ath, having been left in a ruuni by it- 
happened at the gunpowdier mills lately telf where there was a fire. Thi'yare 
erected in Casawes Wood, near /'«irAyii. both ina very dangerous 9t>!«.. ■ 
A carpenter was directed to make an al- We^nesda^, July SG. 
teration in the machine. tlm works the A poor labourer, of the name of Fur- 
cieves,and(hemanwbobadtbe<;ar«ofthe nlss, was ^ud: blind by ligbtniagi, 
tuHisewaspreparingtoremoVealltbepaw- in the King's-noad, Chelse% whilst 
derimdiirprocess, butWHsprevailedonto goinj; home with his two children.— A 
let it remain, upon an assurance fqjm the house belonging to Mr. Ftnn, in Pdland- 
coipenter that he, sjiould only use a street, was also set on fire. It uriginateil 
woodeu mallet. 3win after, however, inUie secoadfioaibacknwafi wheretwo 


9.J Dmnestic Occierrences.-^-Tfieatrical Re^Ur. 


ctuIdicD yiKli aileep, bm iortunitel}' 
it was dilcaveied in time to save the 
children, Bod t? nibdue the flumes, aftec 
dnrtroTine the rooin. — The lightning en- 
tered a bedcbamber in a cm^ house at 
d^phunvBiid srt the curtains in a blaze. 
Ilefore a boy, who slept in the bed, could 
acape, he was badly scorched. Tbefar- 
. niture and other articles \a the apart- 
ineiit were deitioyed. 

SuTtdag, Jaly 30. 

This night tho faackne^r coaebmen 
pasain); along tbe lower aide of Lei^ 
ceMei^«4]uare, ran a race With iKeir 
ceaehea, and aftet; OTertuniing a cbaiee' 
at tbe end of Oxendon-street, one of tiie 
coaches wa« ran with nieb fury against a 
po*t, that a panne] was broken, a;id the 
coach ■visa overturned. A Mrs. Smith and 
a youth who were pasaeugers, were con- 
v^red senseless to the hospital, and the 
coacbmaiihadbis armbroken. Tbe«tber 
eoseh was itapp^d in the Maymarket, 
and tbe coachman, who was inobriated, 
WM secured. 

ffidna^ai/, jfagvit 3. 

This day wae baptized tbe son and heir 
of Robert Heathcote, esq. at hid bouse 
in York-street, Port man-square, by the 
naDM! of George Augustus" Frederick. 
The baptismal olHce was perfov-ned by , 
the Hev. Doctcff Tate, formerly the pri- 
rafe tutor to Mr. Heathcote. ' The Spon- 
sors were His Royal Highness the Prince 
of.Waks, and Sir GilbeA Heathcote, 
bart. After the ceremony, a splendid 
dinner was served, at wtiich were |>resent 
His Rinal Highness the Prince of Wales, 
tbe Dukes of Devonshire aiidArgyle, tlie 
Earl oF Guilford, Lord Krskine, Sir Gil- 
bert Heathcote, Doctor Moseley, Mr. 
Sheridan, Mr.Latuuche, tiiit two Ladies 
Heathcote,. Mr. and Mrs. Heathcote, Ac. 
.The illustrious SponsoTwas in great health 
'and spirits, andcantributed, with his am- 
ple quota of wit,, to the mirth and t>ril- 
tianc^ of the evening. * 

Tharidiiy, Augvtt 10, 

During the storm, this evening, tbe 
sulors on board a Grecian vessel, lying 
near Hermitage-stairs, became so ex- 
tremely terrified by the' tbHiidar And 
. lightning, tbat tb^ one nntl all quitted 
tbe deck, betook themselves to prayers, 
and remained in tlie utmost trepidation 
between decks some boucs. By this 
time the tide had gone down conaider- 
ib^, and tbe ship lay nearly on her side, 
sustained only by the rope by whieh she 
wlsDJoored; and this, either breaking, 
or being cut iiy. some malicious person < 
oecaBtoned the sbip to fall over, which 
baike ber timbers, and she received such 
, damage that it is estimated that ijie cost 
tn ptt ber to rights will exceed 600''. 
Gent. Maq. Aag^a, 1809. 

Mr. Colham"! Cohpavv, , 
AT nis, Theatbs 1.1 THE Hat-Makut, 
Mguit 1. 'Tbe Soldier's Danghtra-^n*. 
1. The Foundling of the Forett— Ditto. \ 
3. TbneeWoelu afterHaniage-^TbeVint' 
Bgers — iCilliDg No Murder. CiC*- 
*. ThcFoundlingoftheForesl^-TheVinll ' 
' 5. Maliiinany — Tbe Viutagert^Killiiic 
No Murder. 

7. The Iron Chesl^Killiog No Murder. 

8. Love Laughs at Lock3Tnitlis^''nieViiit- 

ugers — Aoimst Magnetism. 

.9. Seeing is Believing— The Foaiidliiig of 
tbe Fores^^ls He a Prince ? 

10. TbeHuDteroftheAlpf—Tukeli— Kill- 
ing No Mulder. . 

1 L. Tlie Foundling of the ForeiC— TekelL 

I'^. SvlvesCerDaggecwDOd — TbeAfiicans — 
High Life Selow Stain. 

U. TlieL-onChest— HightifeBelowStaiM. 

13. The Hunter of the Alp^-^The VinU- 
gurs — Plot and CaunterploL Crouse. 

16. The Merfbant of Venice— De La Pe- 

n. Tlie MouutaiDcers — llie Waterman — 
TheHunteioflheAlps. INoMurder. 

18. TekeU— HigbLiti'BelowStoirs— Killipf 

19. A Cure for tbe-Ileart-Adio— Is.He^d 

Prince,? (Killing No Mulder.' 

91. Tbe Rivals— Dr. Last's.^aminatiOD— 

22. The Merchant of Venice-^ Ye« or No ^ 

23. Tiie Young Quakei^The MajTor tf 

Ganat— Killirig No Murder. 

24. TheFoundliugcftlie Farost-ThcG bost- 
25; Pizarro—Toin Thumb. [TlieCriti<i. ' 
86. Triteli—HigbLlfeEclowStBirs— Killing 

No Murder. 

28. The Point of HonouT^Ditto— Ditto. 

29. The Young Quakci— Ves or Ho ? 

31). Tbe School for Scandal— The Mayor ^ 

Garrat- Killing Kg Murder. 
31. The Foundling of the l^rest-'LoT* 

' ' t Locksmilhi. 



■ XvcElfa'- 

roa English 
.^ug.l. The Russian Impostor — TbeNabob. . 
2, 3. Ditto— Ditto, 

4. Ditto- Kiflf «Aiiiii oT.ThtFatvlPieadt 

5. Ditto—Ditto. 

7, 8, 9, 10. The Duenna— Ditto. 
li. I'he Riissian Impastor— Ditto, 
la. The Nabob- Poor Vulcan— Ditto. 
U. Up All Night— Knapschoa. 
15; 16, 17, 18. Ditto— Ditto. . 
19. Up All Night— The Nabob. 
Bl. Knapschou— Ditto — DiUo. 

52. Up All Night~-The Nahtb. 

53. Ditto— Knapschou. 
91. DiUo— The Nabob. 

25. Up All Night— KoapidhlKl. 

2E. KnBpschou--Poi»Vulgfn--TbeNabab. 

28. Safe anrf fiuund— Tbe Nabob. .* 

29. Ditto — Ditto. 

30. Love'in a Tub— Ditto— Ditte, 

31. Safe and Sound— <l tfran^ MmUtl 

Ceuo— AQ.Taad,Ba^ ' ' 

' Hi Gazfile'Pi^mofiHts.-^Eiclesidstical PrefirVnifHs. [Aag,. 

tnile!i«!l,-Vt rear lloii. OVanvlIU Uri-, 

<r*r^ '■ i\ "* "o**"" (o)innionly coH- 
M Lord OraiiviHe Leviion Ooner) ippoliiC- 
ed bia MaJRity's Seccetary at War, Dice 
PulfeAr, laignea. 

irVmdt, MyXI. liightHrt. WiHIey 
B«ftn,Il«FP84by atid Bight Htm. John 
BaiWi .Ti)pmil9ani, i^htled ConimljBi- . 
aakh ft* the MadSeeinent dT the Aflivs of 
India j the former vice OtindaS'Siuaiea 
(FresWent), tfie latter eiVs Johnsliinc. 

, miliiall, July \S. ftijtht «on. RoWt 
Pandaa, added ft the Ctrfiimissinnert K' 
thii MAtk^Aitnit: orife Affarrs of ladii 


I SyifeW&m, fisq. apimintcd a ton R. co. Yoi*. 

"Rev. TftoBris ImnB^, tecwr ot Wlfcp-' 
««ad, Suffitlt. BXmniiigflela R. in Uie tams 
Wuntv, oice B#rtHfell; dec. 

Rev. Joliii Biifklimil, B.O. St* Cleorge 
the Martyr R-SDUthanik; •udHer.Prn. 
dl Rowes, Ml A. Wiikbam. B«ar T*«yto 
V. SuiFollii both uire Hrand, dec.. 

Rev. MiAael Mackcreth; EtIeiban.V. 
ef). York, eirttGilby.TesifiiWi 

Rev. Fiancis MoiUgomeryt Hadatam 
R. CO. North«npt<jn. 

RcT. Benjamia Piipe, M. A. CavMrtAm 
V. CO. Orford. 

Re». Cbarles Wwg' Haddesleyr B.'A. 
vi(»rorHolton-k-Ctojr, C8. LinisiB, iin- 

CbnBluKMier'fbT ntanagiflg liis MajeBLy': 
Rereflu^ of Eicisc, tia Jack«6n. 

mHflliBi JjA) 18. Bight Hon. feiHIey 
Baim HarrAithy. treated Viscount Sani 
don, of Sanson, co. Stafford, and Earl of 
Wirto'i/iej, cb. Liocolii. 

WkileMl, Jkh 21. Oeorgie Kekewich; 
e*q. apJxiiiltedAdTocate-gt'nerar, and \Vil- 
K>ffi-DB*M'J«inings, esq. tfrocuratof-ge-. 
titT«1,-Bt hit Afqest^'E Settlement of Elie 
Cape at BoM Hope. 

OirlMi.hrmie,Aag.S.Kcv. Foiilton Hart- 
•ell/ Of 'New College, Oxford, M, A. ap- 
poiilted Otoe of the ChapUins ia Ordinary 
(ti K. R. H. the Prince of Wales. 

B^'(«*aH, jfjig. 12. lUght Rer. Henry- 
WiffliiBtt M^jtridj*', Bishop of Chester, re- 
cammenited, by Oinge iF'Elire, to be elect- 
Ad WOhp a Batifior, niee Bp. Randolph, 
ttse^tated to the Se? of London. 

tyinmail, Aug. 46. Right Hon. 
thoT Wellailey, K. B. gpd Licntei 
oeial of bia Majesty 'i Torces, created Sa- 
xon Douro df Wettesley, fo. Somerset, and 
Viscount Wettington of Talavm, and of 
WellinstoQ.iii the said county. 

Cryit Paoiiio'ribiij. , 
IjaRI, Gtoy, eletled a iaikfridr of 
r> the Cbarter-Bowe, vice BisHbp Por- 
tcus, ileceoded. 

, Eer. Dr. William Rhcliie, biie df the 
iftinistert of the High Chordt, tffipblnUil 
pTofeuor of DirinKy in tlie University' of 
Edinbufth, Biteilniitef, dec. 

Ret. R. Morris, JI. A. rector of Brilfofd, 
to be oOiSA to Che Deah of Salisbury. 

EcciasiXsTiCAi. Wkfesmekt!. 
EV. Tliolna* Bartrim, M.A. *ice- 
provost andftllowof Worcester coj- 

^,.U.B. Haop- 


Rev. Thomas. I 
Bted-Marsball R. Berks. 

Rer. Brian Beauvhanpi C«Te cbapel, 
Tiverton, Devon. • ■ 

Rev. Edward SaijOa, son sf ^ Wsi. & 
bait. Cataberwell R, Surrey, Die* SaB#y. 
Rev. George Sandby, M.A. £anham K, 
Noribm, vice Franklin,, dec 

Rev. Peter Wiliianu, D.D. to a prebend 
in Bangor CHlhe<t>al, sict- Jonra, dec. i and 
ReV. John Jones, to the irvbileacaniy of 
ftlerioneth, vice Williams, re«iganl. 

Rar. e, Warner, curate of St. JamesX 
at liMh, Great Chatfield B. Wilts, vkt 
Glinn,. dec. 

Rev. George Barnes, St. Mary UatcK. 
Exeter, vice Kitson, dec 
. Rev.GeprgoTuikei, LL.D. Uplimfi R. 
Devon, DffpVere, dec. 
Bev. Wjlliaca Tioiser, officiating ffli- 
Ar- ntster of English- Uicknor, co. GlouCWl*, 
ge> Longunatiler R. Brenon, dui Lucas,, dec. 
Ba- Rev. Kyric Kmie Money, B. A. Muclf . 
Marble R- and Yatton chapelty, co. Her 
rcford[ and Rev.- John Duncoolb, M.A... 
F. S.A. and vicar of Tortington, Snsiei, 
Abbty-Dott B. in, the same county i all 
Ett-e hobett, dflu. 

Rev. WiUUm CItapman, SL Jobn V. « 
Margate, in Kent, vice Harrison, dec. 

R6v. Thomas Hughes, H. A, EiUeDV. 
CO, Flint, vfce Williams, resigned. 

Rev. John Bradahao, B.D. Brandeabul- 
Ion R, CO. York, cice Shpphetd, dec. 

Rev. H. Y. Smylhies. B.D. Stangtomil 
with Fareot V. co. Huntingdon, tic* De- 

Rel.W, I^lIolrand,^r.A. "elected aTi- 
car-clioral of ChicliCTtcr cathedral, and 
preSBTted to Burpham V. Sussex, be* 

». T. Wiading' 

I, D.D. pi«benda^ 

caChedrst, void by the promotldn of the gall, 

Rer. Geoig* Goitlon, B. D. to the dcanrSi Ri 

■of Eletcr, Slid hlso to that df prcheitdary 'V. c 

esidentiaiy of the - - - - 

, B. D. to the deanry 

Bf Salisbury. 
Rer. Rt. UDldHraiflr, BrWt^V. Devon. 

Robert Clifton, B. A. Brockflw*P 
V. CO. G lout-ester, rice Evans, resigned. 

Rev. Henry FelloWes. M. A. Qwynilear 
V.,CoHiwflil, rit'^Tntchins, dec. 

■Rev. "Pewr Hii*ker, rector of Offetde*. ■ 
Kent Woodchester B. Co. Glodcntt*, t*i 
hb faU)eF>de<:. 

1863.) Sffiemstical Prrfermenit put Disptamt^fi^i 

Rer. Mr. Foster, Malta* cum O^aff- 
lun V. CO. York. 
ftev. J«n«* CuptsuCer, U-A. Bttrmarsh 

tl^. John Lnkin, M. A. ComlK 5L Ki- 
chalas V. CO. Someixct, vkt PurceJI, dec. 

Ren. Fnincis Simpsou, B. D. rector o( . 
Tunut-UuDTille, in Docsetshire, to he 'a 
prabaudarr of Ilrutol, vke Bnlluslof , dec. 
Rev.ThuTDU Uorncutle MiirthaH. M. A. 
PonUfrant V. co. York, eict Hc^ki, dec 

lt«. Edward Oulnu>. D. D. public Qra- 
taroFCambriilgn, lo the archdcii-onr]! of 
DftIij, and prebend of Ijfuu), iu Xii^- 
Geld cathedral, tke FalCBner, dec. 

Jtev. G. U. Kent. M. A- Ticar of SL 
Mutin's, Lincoln, Scotboriie V. co. Lia- 
fafn, Eire Durance, dec. 

Rw. HeqryBathiiKt, LL.B. North Create 
iLIiIacfotk, Bke Fof»i. dec.; and Ref. 
Cba. Millvrd, M.A. b> be chaacellar of the 
diacewof Nofliicb, sice Balhunl, rcaigni'd. 
■'Jbr.John Fottt^r, Prypooly.aeartlull, 
Tarb^bira, \ice CalliitEi, dep. 
Rer, Tkomas Wickham, Yatton V. co, 
. Somenet, aad Weit Koojle curacy. Wilt*, 
etc* Hamfs, dec - 

. Rey. Ma^ew lUina, DlD. master of Uie 
Cbaxtn-liouas-scbool, elected preaclier to 
tbe Society or Oraf's-inii; vkt tlie Ituhop 
of "Rochester, rea^'Qed. 

Rev. Jolin Forbea, D. D. vluar of Kirt. 
Ktf£ton, CO- OKfi]rd, ^uth V^'armboroti^b 
i. UanU, cifc Duncan, dec. 

Rer. Chatlea Kipiiiig, curate of New- 
pa«l~PaKnel, StaB>-Stntfunl R. iu Bnckr 
inghamriiire, cice Sauti, resigned. 

Ber. Samuel PiU SUidilbrd, M.A. Colo 
St. Denis R. tit: Gloucester. 

Bev. Rob'ert Gutcb, M. A. S^rave R. 
cor Leiceitcr, vice Ingrani. dec. 

Ber. John Natt, B. D. St. G ilea's V. ia 
I OxRird, vice Free, resigned. 

Rer. William Tlaoburf, M.A. St. Gbbc'f 
R. in Oafurd, eice Ricbaidi, dec. ; and 
Gnat HarburaUKh R. co. Warvick. 
Rev. Robert Walpule, M. 
' a of Iticringham wi 

Rer. Edwird Anderson,^'. A. to a mi- 
nof-canonry of Carlisle catlwdial, uiv- 
.Farrer, dec. " . 

Rev. Cbaries Dayman, M. A. . Pound- - 
»t«A V. Cornfl'.ill. »«, Penrose, dec. 

Rev. John Qliver, Eglosl^eitT aoA Tro- 
maiii perpetual curacies, Coruwall, .oi« 
Jobn Oliver, dec. 

■ Rev. E. BcUoian, HelmingluHn R. -M. 
Suffiilk. ■ 

Rev. Daniel Davios, B.O. vicarof Mar* 
llei*y, CO. Pembroke, Bayil "iHl Moyl- 
grove iivinf, in tlie same county. 

Rev. Craven Ord, B.A. St, Mary-le- 
Wiglbrd v. in Lincoln. 

RcT. Jobn Parker, M.A. Coid NoitMtV. 
3. ; ami ,pasc», pire Stone, deprived tbercof, 
: Ki'V. Wilfrid CUike,M.A. to be preacher 

the tws> St the Charter-house, vkt Lloyd, dec ; and 
inington Rev. Chartei- Kichord Prilchett, B.A. tu tit 
anaeud, Norfolk. ' readec'there, tire Clarke. 

Rev. ^. A. Baldvyn, Lcylaod V. Lan- Rev. 0. Williams, Uanrhyddlad R, in 
caahire, vithtjte chapelriei of Ncirchurch Anslcsea, N. Whiles, tikW. Willi3i;u,dec. 
awl Crosby, in the itjoe county. Rev. William Williams,. perpetnaJ curate 
ite:T. Tkomas Coker Adams, Anstjr V, of Mantaabrelh, Llangelynin 'A. in Meriq- 
aod Shilton perpetual curacy, in tlia dio- Dethsliirc, Dice R. l^'iJLams, resigned, 
cete of LicbGeld and Coventry, via Na- Ilev. Antbooy Lister, M.A, vicar of Oar- 
■oa, dec. ; and Siuilby R. co, Leicester, grave, Tatham R. in Lincolmhlre. 
I lice Beresford, resigned. ■ -■ R«v.W.HQCkiu,juo. Felactp,Com»all. 
Ber. Adorn Bapies, A^stock ft. in , '• - — . . 

'. Baines, rector of CKmhami'l O TV. Jobn Kirk, M.A- vicar of Scar. 

■" ■ ■ Ja b. 

, WestOD R. Salop, oice Colt, dec . 

ReT,Pr«nci*£HI|,M.A. vicarof I,oag 

Coi^tAii, Goi Warwick, Sbalston R. Buclu. 

Rer, Jobn Cabbdl, LappitV. DeTon. 

Rav, Qeoffc Ticvdjtn, to );(« a ca- 

boroagh, co. York, to hold Tbwing 
il; in the same connty. 
, Rev. Thomas StiuttJevaith Grimshair, 
H.A, to bold finrtun R, co. Northampton, 

Tlfi Dejiittted fferoes 0f Ike ghrious Battle ^ TaikyeTA'. [AnTg; 

« (Iari6u<)y te\\ In Ihe battle cif Ta- 
kTnra, was the reprramlalnre of > v(^ lady, 
wieiful ftmlly, ^ae palrimonial estate 
(Snddi«) Ii«i in that pan of the county, of 
KoH called th« Bhifk lile. He felL in or 
•bout big 4Ttll Ttar. 'He began his ti^ili- 
tary career in tbeMaiinea, undf r th« itd- 
jnediate eye of hi* i^te General M'Kea- 
«ie, of that miMt honourable Rorps ; and 
ibr toiDe time pieviims to IIM, did the 
^ty of Adjuunt tn tbe Cbathanj Division. 
Vpoa IheilBath of bis nnole, by wbiob be 
auix:ee(l>4 to locae ptnonal- fbrtune, here- 
linquiBhed Che Mariqes, perhaps from an 
ttmoittcji to jet forward in Jiii profpBaion 
inore raliidly than (bat Bervica admits of. 
jn the spring of 1194 he became Maji 

sler, Hra. PoUl, a widow 

Co!. Aleic.'<iordon, of .the SSd Pejiment, 
who fell , . nobly at the bsUle of TaleVeni, 
waE vouuded in tlie neck by a muikrt-ball, 
cbiirging the Enemy at the head of bir 
Regiment; and when canying off tbe field,' 
a' shell fell on him and kilted him initanta- 
neou>ly. Colonel Gordon wa* very so. 
vrrely w^nided in Holland, under the 
Marquis of Hunlly, in whose Regiment h« 
was at fhat time a' Captain. He served 
in the same Regiment in Egypt, and vaa 
Bubf«qnenC1y appointed .Aider^e-CaiBp t* 
tbe Karl of HardvidiB, during bii Vice- 

I Irelan 


, „ , lata Lord -Rockville, and the 
the Bd Battalion of 19tb Foot, raiafed by Dumfrie*, and bnrtber to Wm. Qtaribnt 
H)e preaetrt Lord Seaftnlh. In Ihe laUer Mfmber for Worcester, one of Uhe part- 
end of that yeaiv or early in 1195, bobb nen of the respecUible bouse of Oonioa 

. BattitioBs'dr the 7Sth were coD'HilidBted) and Mnrphy, in ^jmilon. Colonel Gor- 

Itj wbich itleaiure thit pliant officer be- dan was scarcely more than 33 years oM. 
came allathed to tbe 1st' Battalion, and, . Lient-coloneljohn ItosB,wh»glbrioo»ljr 

«ilh the ofBcen and men from the 2d, fell at the bead of thcGrenadier Companf 

jdiaed the tsc Battalion at tiie Cape, from of (be Sd (or Coldstream) Begiinent ot 

wbehee they preccMJed to India 1900 Guards'in Ihe memorable battle of Tala- 

■tmng, where the Regiment served with vera in Spain, was an officer of the most 

distinction under the present Lieutenant- promising tdlents, and excellent cbarac- 

fenrrat (then Colonel) M'Kenzic Frazer. ter. His death isnniversally lamented by 

With this corp* the gallant Major-general all hnt brother officers, and by numerQul 

aerVed many vein in India, and latterly friends. He was fonrth son of tbe late 

commaitded the Regiment. He returned Vice-admiral Sir John Lockbart-Ross, af 

to Europe in [BOI-^ sincrrely regretted Balnago'wn, bart. ^med fiir his nipkrit* 

, by his Regiment and all who knew him; while Cajitain of the Tartar friglate. 
and if his serrtce in the East was not Captain Walker, of the 3d Dragoon 

narkedbyany brilliantprofesslonalerent. Guards, and Captain Beckett, Brigade- 

ttwaabecapsBthemtuHtiimtiftiiati.'onnlry, Mijorin the Cotdstream Guardn, killed 

during his stay in it, did not c^ll for' uny in the battle of Talavera. were both na- 

Promoted to thrf rank of 

of Leeds. Tbe fbrmer was the fonrth 

>n the <i0n of William Walker, esq. of Killing' 

1803, heck.hall, and the latter was one of the 

snnrnf John Beckett, e3t\. of Meonwood, 

an Aldeiman ofLeedi. 

Captain i'onlyce, Depiity-ai^ntant-ge- 
-ner»l, who -^M a^o kilkd in the baule of 
lalarers, wis a sen of the late John For- 
dj-i'e, esq. of Ayton. 

' llie Hon. Edward Methuen Irby, aged 
92,. likewise slain in the aafd battle, was 
tbesixth son of Lnrd Boston, and an en- 
sign in the 3d Kepment of Gaards. In 
him hii ainictad parents haie lost a most 
a;nial)le and affectinnate son, and the ler- 
rici' D most zealous and protnisrng offiwi, 
deservedly lamented by all who knew him. 

breaking out of the preif^nt 
be 'iat placed on the Nortbem :^(alf 
Brigadier j tiiereafter lie was mad« gover- 
nor and cfimmandan: of Aldemey, and 
■OOn thereafter replaced on the Nortbem 
Staff Bt Major-general { in which situa- 
tion be was. when, on his own Eolicii.ttion, 
no donbt, he was removed lo the commard 
of a brigade in Portugal in ie08. H^ was 
in Parliament fbmr years, first for tbe 
Sntherland district of bcirou{|;hs, and lat- 
terly for the shire of Snlherland, in the 
room of Mr. William Domlas.' tn IS04 
he superintended tbs levy, and in IBC.S 
the discipline, of tital gallant hnt1ll-fal«d 
inonil 2d Battalion oV the ISth, which, 
when bnt recnills in fhct, bfat the chosen 
troops of France nn the plains of Maiita, 'cansed 
but wvKe afterwards amiibilated with their ervcted to iho memory of Sir John Hoorr, 
fnllaot young leader, Liegtrnant-Colonel in a conspicuous situation, to whid Ibe 
MU.Fod, In tbe laM 'n^yplian Expedition. ' remajns of tbe tsiuenlcd Hera have been 
He waa a leatous, Meady, cuul, toldier i removed Awn the obscate place •diere 
a hiild and moit friendly man. TheSer- they were deposited in Ihe fortriM of Co- 
vita lose* in him a most eacellpot offiesri mnna. Tbe following is a ttanslatian ef J 
bit trira^ an es^mable and amiabte man. the iaaeriptioa iriaced bd tbe nwnnDwai i I 

P. 177. The MarqnisDe R 

\B09,] AiHtians and CtrrtetimsiofirTAir Otntti/trm. 7«1 

" To tlis Qlory Strodcr asq. hy Vkiij Jfnmt, iva^hitt of 

oflbe Engliah General MoMi, JuDci CvcU, fifth B>rl of &UUbnry. R«- 

and hiivilnnt Countrymen, l»d tbe good ftrtnne of bafa^ 'placed, foe 

the Gratitude of Spain." wvec yt-ait ef- Ih* Bsrj<r^ b^, under (hs 

And on tLie other lide : • jmioediale cnlCl<M) of that «xselleDt (cholar 

'H^ Mambry of th« Aaliob of aod wortiiy ram Jeramiah Markland; 

16 Januuy 1S09." , . , vhg had preTlou«l^'1>eea, ftortomt: yean. 

It appean, from tllit (iroceediDK, 4»t Ae the tutQt of hx- father; whose latter 

bottMed tDBgnanimity of Marshal Htj and days Mc. Strode had the beaitf^C utiBfao- 

Ikis Oficera, ia encCing a Slonilftient to tibn of cheering ^T hii-fefMroilty; iltioir 

the departed vorth of a Hem wtio nas laic remitftn he omnted tu be depoaitef^ 

their eaemy, ns'atto^bec without fbna- irith a handsome inscripUon,. in DMkmg- 

dation. The r«1kHiB of Sir Johu Moon clinrch (lee. vol. >XI.Vlf. p. 433>{ and 

remciDeil Mill in the obtouiv litaatioa in whose porttall he vBi vatjr pn^i ly at iha' 

wbiijfa his afflicted friends had placed him. (tcpenee of |>erpetiiMtiB|;, m " ManniDg't 

in a'coFMr of the citadEl, in tbenisbt of HbCoiy Of Satarf," and. in a, new edt-' 

the evacuViOD oT Goruuna; and it tt- tion of the "Anroddtw of BowjiHr" now- 

auined for the gratitiide of Spain to do in the preu (whete^amral particulara, 

hia iDemarr thatjustics which PrendUDea equally honourable to the Tutor aitd tim 

had the vanity to coneeiTe but not Ite Popil, will be- glTes).— ^r.. ^nrode t^ar- 

wiitne to cbty into effect. ried, in 180^ Mn. Finoh, widow of ihar 

P. 3a7,J. ult. forBatJetr. fintJer. Hon. Phxh (k» of tte la^ Earl of 

P. 61B. Aioleom caaas waschantsd at Ajrlesford, and brother of tba presenC 
Vienna, on the 15th of Juna, in honour Peer), a lady pfWHnii^ tha'DOSt amiable 
irf Haydu, at iirhi«4i ■ van ci]iiconT9« of qualiUes.— Mr. a will a gantleman of the 
-pei^le a»eiiital«d. All the Attilts 'and bed-dnraber 'to Ma U^emr; aod it wm' 
imataiiiB in the capital, as well as the in llili' uttratiBD tint ke Atct to^ a pie- 
Trench Raginents in gsniton, were ea^r possessioD to Mn. F. 'wboae faniily haiw 
to pay homage to the meioory of thil b^ fbr tone' twe; and still coatiaueto 
greit CompeterL Several ^eoch dene- hotd,lucT«(fTi«i^o)iMBKnt»ahoDtthep*r- 
rali were amocig-tbe andjoice. Tlie diurch •ontaftheirM^)pfliH.^>nra. Fincb.webe. 
Vaa bntai; wittrUack. lieve, has no iisue'bj Mr. Strode; butt 
P. 679. Tbomaa Pain had a desire to he the time of her loinia^ ibe hod a daugh- 
.nttCTTCd in the Quakvra Bury lag' groand ter and two sons, Wtliiam and Heneage,' 
in New Ybrlii bnd, aome day* previous to both edilcate4 at' the Rev. Hr. Qilpln'i^ 
bis deceaae. had an interview willi sonia , Cheam school, near Eptom, Sotrey. Tli« 
Quaker Gmtlemen on thai subject; but, eldest sou was aconnilBd a boy of «otne 
as he-deeliued arenonciation of his De- parts; and was .therefore plaeod an'ong^ 
islical opinions, his Anions wisbes were thote tliat were reckoned to have Uis beat 
' not complied with. He was interred at New abiliiim and most Imowled^; «ii. in the 
' Rochi^lle, Wituhestcr cotnUy, perhaps on dais with iUr, Gapper, Mr. Hail, Mr. 
hi; own fam. He had lived long; and Cassau, the Hun. Mr. W. Leslie, Mr. 
bad done a little good, and much ham. Grant, ttC. ftc, be. ; gentlemen who bava 
P. £36. The late Archbishop of Dublin since done credit to-tbeir initcuotort. Tba 
(Earl of Normanlon) died possessed of issue of ftfrt. Finch, tbe Writer of this 
nearly 40U,OOOi. sterling, principally by article fenn, will sustain a great loss in 
, bis own neqOirement. When Archbishop 4bcir affectionate Step-fiilher. To relat« 
of Cashel, his-Grace became possessed of one act of this exceili-nt being's life ia 
40,000^ on a single Que for the Palliser the best comment on tbe whole: the (ate 
estate, by nmning his own life against Mr. Leman, nf Northaw, Herts, thaugh no 
fhat of the existing lessee. This is doW wayrelated, lef^himaii immense property 
the common practice, aa the Assurani^e in Chatoouoty, &c. Tolhis h<:acted as a 
Office secures the same adiantag^ to the conscientious steward, not appropriating 
heirs itr Case of death. — The presentation any part of its produce to. hia own use, 
of the Han. and Bev. Mr, Agar to the va- but suffering it to accumulate for the be- 
luable prebenilal stall of St. HJchael, in uefit of the relations «f hU friend, to 
Dublin cnthedral, wis made by his father 'whom he has .bequeathed IheMjhole. He 
the Archbishop a few hoars only before ^ even paid rent for tbe huu«e he resided in, 
bis death — The Hon. Percy Jocelyn, tbe which belonged to the estate 1 — Mr. Strode 
'new Irith Prelate, succeeds immediately having built Northaw church, among othci* 
to'thc bisboprick of Ferns, void by tile benevolent acts of his life, was himself the 
translation of Dr.- Cleaver to tJie archie- first person depeiiteil amidst tile nes- 
piscopal see of Dobfin. raised walls. Two mouruing-coaohes, con- 
Ibtd. The late WilliitDStroi^e, eBq..9f taining r^al -iDOumers, .followed tbe re- 
Uppei Brook -street, and Noqtliaw, Herts, maini of this'^jusC man made perfect: 
was a man aaivrmttly estaamed in his these were frieads, who loved, and rela- 
^gMoofbottd. . He «ks iod. of Williajn tioni who revered him. — Mr. St^rodc po»- 

WS: Sirtki and Mm'^^igti^. tenarhd^ f arsons. . (Aug. 

wntd. Mwngit «ai«r fiiriMitiet, s mm 
T«lDaUe Panting fcyflogwifa, iTgilMiMag, 
poitBJto of fait f»ll>*i and iMtluf , oC Mr. 
Sanuel Stfode, Pr. Arthur Snytb*, tRil 
JdremWi Po^elt, ttc. StrOde's butler ; 
*ithtwi>fa*oiuit«4agt ■ndMhetpaoidiu 
tniia of Hi«mSi'* vuI^ 

LATELY, tlte wife of lUr* -Benaard, 
«sq. □f.Bemanl'StTen, KiBsdl'-^a. 
. tWD.daughtrra. 

At Clifion, the mife rAMoTt&aan £^- 
\%w, eaq. a m aad heir. 

In Londos,~the vifc.of John Fraocn-- 
Toner,, ati). of CuU-OTtan, ca. Leicester, 
M. P. for. Atfalotle, a i»a^\er. 
Jii^SO. lD£liiUiB,ViscouDteuMmick, 

81. AttiKVkwcgii] lodge, in the ^HT- 
..Bu nv^ Itahlin. «he HucIWh of Bjch- 
Iwind, • daugUei^ beJagtwrClrBca'c&mr- 

83, the QaKobm •fAbinfdea, « dm. 
' 36. !■ 6io*n»ai-|dK», the wife of Her- 
bcitjnuwr, •«),.Ll.D.BiDn. 
■ 9^. Al QreftUiuendm, Bauki, Ibt vife 
tfiQearga OrOund, asq. asaa. 
< '<Bg. 1. At WftUonratwn-Tluuiui, the 
siEcMthe BcT. Adn«i SiBhinaoa, a ton. 

- 1. At Spdenham, Surrey, the vife of J. 
Ifanratt, eiq. a Km. 

- <f^ Jn HsrleyTftren, Cavmidi^-iqiiare^ 
(hSBlfe ofThoBus HeeeMOu, eiq. ason. 
. JO, At BlitbSeUi 00. Staffcnd, Lady 
Bagot, adaBghter. ■ . 

' ' I& The wife itf Mr. Joseph Sroim, of 
Burghtrig, iii3anricliBbifart<'«daitgbtMi 

12. Ataeafbid, co; Linroiii, the vife 
of GapL Ssiley, of the Ro^al Sooth Lincoln 
Militia, ^aasnanddBUsMv., 

Tbcvife of theRer. Marmaduke Aling'- 
ton, of Swinhop, cft. Lincoln, a boo. 

IT. At Slattdov, HetU, the irife'oC the 
Ke*. fienr? 1aVi b •on, 

16, AtE:iiliae,Miildleaex, tlKfioD. Mn.. 
fipeoAeit Perceval, a etiU-beni ohiid. 

At biH-.Eeat, SFilliiig. DocMtahtre, the, 
ladjrof Sir Jolm-'W'ihltiore Smith, ht. aion. 

10. At fixinouth, Lady Elizabeth Tal- 
kM, wifs or the Dean of SaJifbtiiT', a son. 
:S1. AtHeitngfoidUiry.-Hertii, (he vife 
AftheKer. J. H. Batten, a danghter, . 

.S3. The wib of Francii Fmlmg, eiq. 
of the General Post-office, adaui^hler, 

'Id Wobum-plaos, Ruteel-square, the 
.vife of lienrf Dowoer, vq. a ion. 

Z4. At Wift. Godfrey's, eiq. at Brack- 
ley.bill, the wife of B. Wehher, esq. a^dau. 

23. In Upper George.street, £dgeware- 
,.iQad, die wife of -a . journeyman wheel- 

* Aften 

Tely D«an of Der- 

zqr; Siahtuiaf Chmfert (1753); of Z)ovn 
(1133); of MeaU)(l7fi5)i ARtibiabup of 
DvUrn (1773). 

to "tliia, eldeit daughter of Sir Georfs 
Hilaio Barlow, Jifart. K. B. QovecMr oC 
Fo(t 9L George. 

At CalouUa, Edward Stracbcy, esq. ia 
the East India Company's . CivU Serrice, 
and leoond ton of Sir Henry S. bait, to thk 
yaungnt daughter of Col. Wm. Kirkpa- 
triek.of tfae BcnshJUttitary Bttabliahofc'A. 
. Oct. 1. AtMadraa, W.MaapbBisoii,«8q. 
oF the 1 2tfa Foot, to Mra. ETiZsl). BaibuU, 
Delict of Lient.-.col. B. and aecDod dangh. 
of the late M^or-gen. Sir Scdee Njxon. 

OrLlfi. At Madras, Henry BJi>sell,eu)'. 
'etdest.ion (^Sir.Henry B. knt. Chief 'Jus- 
licelof the Saprsme Coort of Judieatgre 
at Celcvtia, tu Janc-^ielia, seiiODd dan, 
of JamBJ-HenryCasaamajor, esq. Member 
of Couauil at the PregidBocy of Fmi St, 
QeoiBe.-'On tha, sath of December, foU . 
loving, alter an illneai of ni week:!, Mrs, ' 
Rntsell died. 

Sk. ... At Madi^, 'Liear..«o). Moitr 
roe, qoalter-auster-feneral to the Army, 
to MisE C. Blocker, daughter of the Rev. 
Dr. B,'of Wells. 

1809. Jvls At St Miehaet'i Bas^ 

eishaw, London, ThnmssW.H.Wqodtbprlie, 
esq. to Sarah-Diaiia, laughter of Mr. Do- 
rant, of AlbevwrliMttraet. 

Jvl^ 36. Jolin Locker, esq. regiatiarto 
the Court of Vice-admiralty at Malta, to 
Jane, yonogest daujliter of the late Wm. 
Iliabals<in, eiq, of Chathun Dock-yard. 

£7. Cbolmeley Dermg, eiq. IDd of 'Sir 
Kdvard D. hart, of Sutreudoi-Dering, ia 
4Cent, to Mii9 Hale, daugbter of W. H. 
esq. of King's Valden, HerU. 
- 31. AtCl^n, Lunbert Blair, esq. irf 
iCourtland, Devon, ta the eldest dauglito: 
of the late Hon, LienL-gen. Sloptbrd, aud 
niece to the Earl of Courtown. 

Aug. S John Phillips, eaq. of Culham- 
liousa, eo, Oxford, to Anne-^rsnco, elde«t 
daughter o£ William Cunljffe Sbawe, esq. 
■of SoutbgBte, Middleseji. 

a. CaptBetts; of the Lion rereeuc cut- 
ter, to 'the lecond daughter of Mr. John 
Holt, of .Rye, Sussex. 

3. Oairge Barnard^ etq. of the Stabte- 
yard, St. James's, to Maria, second dau. 
of the late Pner Murthvaite, reutor of Ihf 
parish^ of Xunebam, North Stoke, and 
' Ipsden; Oifordsbire. 
' 1. Sir Henry Mildmiy, toMissBouve- 
Tie,, eldest daughter of the Hm. Bartholo- 
mew R. of bdwatd-atr. PortmaD-«qnare. 
M. Rev. R.C. Caswell, of Ystdy, Hants, 
. to Mary, youngest ^luigbter of John Bur- 
. ge>«,.esq. of Brook farm, Uaniiislure. 

9. John 

1 8©9.] Marrttga atid Det^ ^rremarkMe J>ersons. 


2S, AndrevQ^rdtnr.Mq.'Df EAnftotg^ 
loLetitm, widen tit tbe laCe 'Hioaias He- 
ntdiih, tan. <^ Calcutta, in tbe K. In^es. 

ward voy»ge to China, ef a-fcTer, la hw 
ISlh year, Cbarles-JameB AlirahMD, Uac 
iving lui of tlie lobe John A. «*q. of 

• 9. Jolin Batter Leigh, etq. of Hoxr- 
tOD, to MtBS 'Wi1IiaIB!^ daughter -cf Wit- 
iiaiit W. eaq. of Chigwell, Essex. 

10. At Panciaa, CharlcE Pott, vsq. of 
Atbion-place, Sunej> lo Anna, the eldest 
daughKr of Samuel Compton Cox, esq. 
treasurer of the Foundling Hospital. 

R. Sattley, esq. to Miss Churchyard, of 
the FaiSjton, Kent-road. 

Mr. S. Bealley, JOB, of Caddick's-pTaee, 
Wfaiteball, to Eliza, ^esl daughter of Jo. Tottenha(p„MiddleMt, 
RichardsoB, esq. of St. James's. 1809. Aprils. In bis 79th year, Mr. 

13. At Smalllirilm, Paul NeljoiS esq. of FtaBcisWjlkina,of Woodside.CaddingtOB, 
Leeds, to \ria8 N'otris, daughter of the late .late of Parlegh, both ii» Sedfordalure. 
Opt. J. P. N. of Fang. Ma<i\\. AtBroniBgroro, eo. Woroertet, 

U. At RaiDSgatc, ga?nael Savage, estf. Mr. Jerainiah Clark, B. M. at^&ist of 
of Blackheath-road, Kent, to lUiss Jiio^ Worcester oalhedral ; a man of Hperia- 
of Mile-end 'green. tiie amiBence \a bis ixofession, and aU- 

15. Willistn MichaelV Ihor of seretal justly -admired muticd 
grove, to Miss Treilove, dai^hter of Tho. ■ ppotluctians. 

mas T. esq. of Broiepton. 1 5. . Near Uandrinfli, oo. MontgoTner^, 

16. Rev. Robert He^keth, ta Emma, 'in bis 4]at year, tba ReV. James Vale, 
yoangeiit daugfeter of G«wge Dauleil, ea^. curate of Kew chapel, in (bat neighbmif- 
•f Lincolb's-inn-lields. .hood, and fomerly lecturer at St, Philip's 

IT. At Woodford, Essex, J. Wtldman 
Ooodwyn, esq. of ElacWie^lh, Kent, to 
Mtn Elizabeth Fbicer, second daogbter 
of the Lord iilayor of London. 

Captain John IBtigh, R. N. to Cecilia, 
ysangest ilaugh. of the late Gov, Moultrit. 

Joshua RinLmaa, est), of Surrey-street, 
Strand, ts Hn. RailUn. 

19. Mr. L. G. Htnsanl, third sen of 
Hr. H. of Great Tnm-stile, to Mils Elisa- 
beth Hobhs, of Samson's-gardeas- 

Oeorge Powney, esq. to Mrs. Masters, 
tt Lower Grosvenor-street. 

At Pertsmoiith, Edward Carter, esq. to 
Mary, fourth daughter of tbe late Sir 
Jcihn Carter, hart. 

Lieut Rudolph Prfngle, of the King's 
German Legion, to Caroline, dan. of Ja«. of TowtJey-hoii'f.Famsgate. 

21. At Bath, Winchromb-ilf'nry Hart- 
ley, esq. of BuckleBary -bouse, Berhs/artd 
<if Little Sodhury, co. Glouceiier, to Miss 
Wa'tta; of Bath. 

VI. Francis CholmeleY, esq. of BraiHh- 
by, Yorkihire, to Baibarj, ftiuith daugk. 
«f Henrf Daretl, esq. of CoU-bitl, Rent. 

Samuel Rejnolll* Solly, esq of Sorge- 
-liiH, near St. Alban's, to Frances, dau. of 
Villihm UBaimond, esq. df Quenn-squai*. 

cbarcti.'Birminghafti. He was nteemed 
an excellent scholar; and when yo>un|; 
was Ibnd of writing verses, som^ of whidi 
have appeared in our Krmer valnmes; 
and of whidi a specioieD may bO teen itk 
our Poetical Department .of the pceient " 
month, p. 79Q. ' 

ei. Aged S3, Mr. H. TbompsoB, job. 
piw«er of bis Mi^esty's ship Satellite, m^. 
Of Mt. H, T. of N^w Bond-street. 

June 13. While on a visit to liis fisttr 
(Mrt. Torr, of Stoit pafk, tiesr Oaimbo- 
rough), ogad 16. Mr, Jobn Wilcooksot, 
late Of Nether-hall, near jlathar«a(t, in 
Derby shire. 

25. At SlawttOB,' CO. Leicester, Mrs. 
Frances Hodgkui, relict of Mr. WiHiSni 
a. («ihose death is rscarded in our to]. 
LXXVII. p. 93). ■ ., 

July.. At Canterbury, or his i^y- ' 

from Mar^te, Waltier English, eiq, of 
Kerniington, fonnerly kh,«siiDaiit.Utier 
in tba iilrand. 

InPabl-aireat, EJi^Dwn,Rrixtol,'Mrs. ' 
Lewis, rslictof Ibe late Cspt, L. ofB^it^). 

Mr. HmrrDfebToutihe, many yean a 
dancing-maslet at Brislal. -He hds left* 
nidow and Bfven lihildren. ' ; 

Pramlatgham, Suffolk. Mils <ToMl, 

93, By siKcial licence, al Mrs. TaUMifs, eldest daushler of ith« late Rev. ItaK T. 
in Witnpole-atreet, Cavendish-aquar^ Ld, of Hadki^, in tliesaaae cMiiiity. ; 

Boringi^n, to Miss TiUbot, of WynoQU- - Of a SDarlotfever. FraDcSs, «aoon<^iu. 
bam, Norfolk. of Charles CaDipbell,tsq.OfKriBionWni 

Percival Hare Earte, esq. e<delt.«iln of Miss Stewart, forra^y of eovest-^V- 

Sir JamCE E. of l-lanover-sqaire, to Mtss den Theatre. 

Kettl^, eldest daugliWr of tbe late iMr. Af^ 103, Mr. James RaUltson, ■tmkf 
Seiieant K. > ycais a cai^nt^r and 'budder in Lone- 

U. Philip Ciftrtani, esq of the Trea- - lane, who retained his faoulties bUvittain 
■iry, to Mn. Walkr^ of Bevis-hill, co; a fen days of his dentil. . - 
Sgntfaaraptoti. - Aged 106, femesBonnu, of GMkolly, 

Char. Greenwood, esq. of Rnflbid Mills. . co. Down, in Ireland, 
to the only^aiighter of the la>e Aafnatin : JtijS. At fittaaiOi, in Ms <esd year, 
€«orge, Mq.'oftketaueplaee. ..I^ut. Jsdmi -W*n««,-«f the-^Tth Fobt, 

?«♦ Oitdwrjfc iciih Jnecdiaet, t^temarUile Persons. [Aug-- 

•on of tba Rar. Dr. W.' late arebdatcaa of 
Woruener. Thia Itrave ymUtg oSmt <rai 
^ in *ll th« dIfhnsM action* kIMcIj took 
place in S*iith AtnTira iDbiequeot to ibe 
captnie of Get). Scrcsfcrd's Army. His 
' integrity anrl courage iu the field conid be 
equaleil only by the gentltiieiii aad »ua- 
Tityof bis-niBnnen <Nit of it. A high 
■esse of honour re^Iatnl his proteironal 
punnitti and a cbeerfiil and (ood-natured 
.disposition eulearH) him toa1| bisbrother- 
ofSoera and friends. 

A.chitd, about two year* aod a half old, 
crept, nnperceiTOd, behind his fa*er, Mr,. 
IXiTid Marry, vhile mowing hay in a GcU 
at Uanguke, nevt Snantca, and the ncythe 
snteiing his belly, far expired EO<in alter. 
The feelings of the unhappy parent may 
be better conceived than described. 

6. Mr. Draycott, of Asfordby, ope of Ihig 
high coailablca of Leioeslerihire. 

Miles Berkeky, esq. of SCoke-Doyle, in 

' 7. Iu an attack on a Russian flotilla, 
• under Percola Point, Lieat. Hawkey. The 
lora of this valuable oSlcer ii^ most feeUngly 
deplored by faia ooniniaiwler Cape Mar.lin 
(seep. 759.)— In the same gilisnt action 
Mr. William Barclay Moontney, of the 
. Helpomene frigate, neii^cnoTthe late Capt. 
Sir James (R. N.} sad of the present Sir 
Hubert Barclay, hart He vaa a mastpTO- 
(DnisiDg young otiicer ; qnd his loss olll be 
deeply regretted by family and fnends. 
(Seep. 760.) 

8. Aged 77, Mrs. Bunyan, wife of Mr. 
. Robert B. of Lincoln. 

At Souldem, co. Oiferd, afced 61, Mn. 
^erry, wif^ of Mr. M. of that place. 

At Brunn, of hia wounds, the Austrian 
Qencral D'Aspre. 

9. Mr. John Hiodley, of Mirket-Raaen,' 
CO. Lincoln; who dropped down and ei- 
pir«l in the street. 

AlAuKterdam, Pat, Fleischmann, etq. 

10. George. Haylock, esq. of WeM- 
Wtatting, Camhridgeahire. 

Mr. Taylor, gardener to Mr. Elliot, the 
brewer, of Pimlico. Patting tlirou^h 
Brevci'ttreet, apparently in good bealth, 
he fell down, and was picked np by some 
peifOD) pntsin^ at tbe lime, and asked If 
.'tie bad hurt himsalf! he answeteil jn the 
negative, tie walked on a few paces l^r- 
tber, aild U\\ down again lifrieat. . 

11. At Behon, near Grantham, co. Lin- 
coln, aged 70, Mr. John Sdenborrow, 

- Kany yean parish-ekrt there. 

I'i. At fi art on-upon-H umber, after a 
fcw days ilhiess, Mr, Richard Kenington, 
toaster of tb* Blue Bell inn there. 

Aged 61, the Rei. Richard Farrer, rec- 
tor of .Aihtey, Northamptonshire. 

Aged near 70, Alex, Cobham, esq. of 
Shinfield, Berks. His hoirae fell with him, 
' Ud bis etoil was foand to be fractnred ; 
Mt tfae more inunediate caste of hU death 

••s an injury done to'tbe Tertsbrv of tbe 
neck, (he oonaeiiueace of which wai a 
palsy ^ all the Vnr^ below (he neck. H« 
remained oollecied for sente hours, arid 
was able to dictate a codicil to his will, 
but died tbe monieg after tbe accident. 
Mr. C. had acquired a haudiome fortune 
in tbe ^st India Company's nrvice, and 
was a man much and dCserreiUy respected. 
Mrt, Peach, wife of N. W. P.,e»q. of 
Bownham-houte, near. MiDChin-Haniplan. 
At Effingham, Surrey, aged 66, Mr. 
Stephen Stone. His widow, Mrs. Marjr 
Stone, died on the 2nth, a^ed 64. . 

Foitcn. a man Df considerahle pflK- 

pcrty. He put an end to his existeoco in 
the Park this morning, by disiharging a 
pistol at his head. Tbe commission of 
tbe fatal act was obscrvcil by a couple of 
portentoa Chinaman, in Oxbrd •street ; 
but on their going to tbe unfortunate mail, 
there was no sign of life. The deceased 
was nearly 60 years of age, and laboured 
under a malady which derangcd'hia Intel- . 
lecta at times. He lodgul in Duke-atreet, 
Oxfonl-sireet, and had risen and gone unt 
earlier than usual. 

13. Mr PuterCary.ofGocwell.street. >| 

14- Anne.tbli^daughterof theRer.T. '' 
Lancaster, of Nd^on-honse, WimbledoD. 

Mr. Paniel, upwardt of 60 years of %gr, 
of Adam*street,' Bdgeware-read. Some 
daya ago he ctit himself in several parts'of 
his body ; a surgeon dressed hia woundi, 
and had Strang hopes of hia recoreiy. 
Thii day he ordered his keeper to go down 
itaira fur something fur bim lo. drink: < 
during the absence of the penan, wbicb 
was very thort, he went lo the window nf 
bis room, threw himself into the streeti 
being the descent of two itories, and vai 
dashed to pieces. 

\5. Jacob Humphreys, tba paridi-elcrit 
of Welch-Pool. He was found dead in hi» 
bed, to which he vent oiemight in perfltct 
bealth. It ii a tlogular circumstance «f \ 
tbia family, that Ihcy have been appointed 
to, and diacharged the duties of, paritb- | 
clerk of that parish for more than 300 yeua 
laat past ; and that every one of thefn, aa 
ofBciating has been of the name of Jacob 
Humphreys ( and that Jacob Hmnphi«y«, 
. the son of the last df ceased, who ia a Ser- 
jeant in tbe Montgomeryshire Miiitio, ia 
now, on his journey to that town, with weU- 
Ibnned hopes of succeeding his late father 
in that office. 

16. At Cobham, Surrey, agnl 75, Mr. 
Jomee Tidy, sen.' 

In bis fiUth year, Mr. Falkner, attorney, 
of Nottingham. 
Near Hawington, Mr. Banuel SkilkMr, 
. a grazier, from near Slamftard, who met 
fall deatli at the bouse of a Mr. Smith. 
Tlie deceased bad dined with a party at 
itx. Smith's house, and ate heartily; while 
taking hi; viae after ' dinner, in appareot 

1 809.] OSituarif, aHth AiwedeUsi ofrerMriabk I^sons. 785' 

baatth lod DDiunsI bigb Bplri'^i I)b aud- 
denlf fell fnnn bii cfasir>peecblei<. He 
WW carried to bed, but witbout any aigriB 

<rf lift. Pe was on a visit from the ccmn- 

ti7, Tbere he has left a'wife and famll; to 

lamept his Bodden deadj. 

18. In Mancbejter-slreet, MaachesUr- 

Bfnare, Beary Py^ Rich, esq. oSe of the 

during I 

» l>y Act of Pe 
aer laa Treaty with America. 

At Hertlileach, uo. Gloucester, aged 63, 
tbe Rev, John AUen, Al.A. niBPy yean 
bead'iDuter of tbe Gramraar-scbool there. 

Trench, ia a reputabW clerlcsbip in 

Oxford-str. shot himself through tbi; head in 
tbePark, Ed coiuequ«Dce,aa il: was wippssed, 

irf having .applied a Urgfi -' 

baloqgiiig ta i 

gUCe wjth gay 

He. WBi .found with th|! pistol in 

and hia bead dreadfally sbattei 

bad not been «een in his employ since the hurt ; 

preceding day in the morninB; aud was walkiii 

the w>ii of respectable parents. coediu 

19. At Gainsborough, aged 76, Mr. Jo. suppo 
Hiudley, tale flax-drcissr, kc. 

In hit 76lh year, Mr. Spencer, watch.. 
Wker, of Newgate- «tre«t. 

At his seat, Hollybrook, in tbe couuly 
«r Wicklow, Sir Robert Hodson, barL 

At his seat, Poncrscourt, in the county 
of Wicklow, Richard Wuigfield, Viscount 

20, InLamb'sConduit-street, Mra.AnnB 
WiirUms, widow ot the lata Robert W. 
esq. fbmnerly af Charleito«n, in America. 

, : In His 9th year, William-ArchibalU, eld- 
.est ton of W. Anilerson, esq. af Russell- 
sqaare, Bloomsbury. 

At OtterybartacLs, in the prime oF life, 
' Lieut.^col. Stapleton, South Devon Mitit^. 
St. Mrs. Wheeler, widow of the late 
C Jlr. W. of Hamm cf smith. 
t,. Aged 76, Mr. John Llenellin, 42 years and 
^aa honest and confidential manager in the man 
house of John Cave and Co. at Bristol. 

Of a coRJUmptiTe disonlei', Mr, Sam- ' 
ders Beonet, niusick-masler and organiM 
ofWoodstack; a yofing man of consider- 
able talejits as a oampoier; of which be 
hai left several laiting proofs, and •ho 
adorned bi^' professional cbaracler bj tbe 
greatest correctness of conduct and amia- 
bility of disposition. 

Mra, Kolfe, wife of Mr, W. D. Rolfa, 
Burg^D, ,of Bristol. As she was procevri- 
ing to London this n^hl, in one of the' 
toacbes, a atoitn oflighluing and thunder 
frightened the hones a.baut two miles dis- 
tant from Reading, so that they becama '. 
unmBQageable, The coachman, however, 
i<ith great difficulty, contrived to turn 
id the coach was drawn to 

employers to extraya- the side of the rgad ; but, awing to the 

in Mary-le-bune. huny with which the passengers got out," 

it lost its equilibrium, and was upset. Th« 

none of them apparently 

. R, was afterwards seen 

with the coachman, and was pn>- 

On her way to Reading ; but it is 

1 that she bad burst a blood-vessel 

le fright, which shqtlly tenniaaled. 

, At her mother's bouse, Winired-green, 
near Colnbrook, Miss S. Beville. Hrs.B. 
bad entertained a party of friends in the 
evening i and after they had retired, a 
violent shriek was heard on the second 
Boor; and on one of the servaiits going 
up, it was discover^ that theiinibrtuaat« . 
Miss Seville was locked m tbe ivatsr- closet, 
which was apparently oa fire. The door 
was immediate^ forced open, and a 
■hocking scene presented itself j the young 
lady having, as it was supposed, set fire 
iff her 


3&'. AtWhitehall, Key. Thomas Eden 
. 33. At hiK rectory-hoose atOvingloo, in 
Esseif, aged 80, tbn Rev. 0<iorge Downing, 
of Wpdbam college, Oxford; .M. A. 1751; 
prebendary of Ely, and reulor of OvlRgtoa 
aiid Tilbury, £ssei. 

At Brixloa. whither he went for the ra- 
Sorery of bis health, Mr. William Haip'il- 
trai, of Whitechappl. 

bi Argyle-street, Mrs. Warren. 

84. At Nortli ShirUs, Northumberland, 
I 16, deeply^nted by ftll her 

1^, J 

j, Miss Mary 

flo. K beak^lter. 

.^Uedgeford, James Lord, well knonti 

^3l«rrio9'row, Dubliii, suddenly.ThO- 
ifM PkBtng,, esq. an aldermiD of that 
tity>' and an eminent caid^maker. 
,.^. At kis hwse at Chtitsey, in Surrey, 
Mgjei&i, John tUxoa, esq. 
■Omv. M*o. Augiai, l!09. 

back. She was senseless, and was burnt 
so dreadfully, that she survived only Iwb 
hours.. TTie deceased was 25 years of»ge; 

point of oiarriage to a gentle- , 
man in Sloane-street, 

At Harrow, after a very short illness, 
in his 4tb year, Charles, younjest sob of 
the Rev. Mark Drury. 

At Madeira, Lady Sophia Bligh, wif^of 
the Hon. W. B. and daughter of the lata 
Earl of QailOKay. 

2';. Mra. Comyn, wife of George C. esq. 
of Ashgrove, co. Clare, and sister to tb« 
Right Hon. J. Fitzgei aid. 
I AtBeeston,'Notts, sg>>d27, MissSanh 
Laccy, daughter of Mr. L. school-maiter. 

At Bingham, after a long illness, aged 
"' " Pilgrim, many years landlord ot 

i^hter of the Royal Oak there. . 


r, Mr. Tliomai Blacblf, 
1, of St. 


Bath, I 

ond daughter of 


A. I. esq. (f Eden, ce. Northampt. 
. At Bristol, in his 19tb year, John Dawel 
Worgan, a youth of uncomoum talenU, 
and estimated very tiigbly in tbe LiterarT 


T8S ^iituary, mtk Anecdotes, of remarkable Persons. [Aug. 

Woild. Dr. jBDncTi tti« vell-linixin in- prcgsion on his beircn. Va man perhaps 

Mvei^r of Vaccinlnli, waj one of the fint erer poa>e«sed, iii a higher degree, the 

ta ken. vith eagle eye, his inlel^ednal talent at illuminating the obscure, ' and 

{■nios: iKnce be to^ him to hts own familiari-iiag suhjecti the inosl difficult, 

. doeHiDf , becwtt* his fbster-pareqt. and and of Uw higbesl importanw. A Gnu 

(hM tbe tnicTiitable wisdom of Providence friend to the Civil and Religious EatBhlish. 

penniUed life) would undoubtedly, for the menta oT hit Country, he was ever among 

hortour of hit Country, have nbibiled in the farcnftist la their tuppurt and defence^ 

a short time a Christian ChattertOD. and, a> a Magistrate, his upright conduct 

3B. M Bath, in his S!Hh year, Sapde- placed him high in the general estimation. 

fnth Stteatfieldi esq. An iiiResible constancy id friendship v>« 

At h(s lodgings in Maylor-street, Bath, a prominent feature in his prfvate cbarau- 

William Rieketts, esq. formerly of the 32d ter. Ardently zealous in promoting plans 

Begiment of Foot. of benevolence, he was inott happy vhea 

At his bonie on the Marine Parade at he had the powerof alleriating Sittress, or 

Brighthetinstone, in an advanced age, G. astisting his friends by a' ' 

the islaud of St, Vinceul. " r 

At Mr. Hall's, of Willingham, vhero Community ; to hia family and frieoda it 

st^ewai, from ^tloess, proinaturely deli- is an irreparable one i by them, ud by 

Tered of a fine child, n'hich U also ieai, all who knew iiis real worth, his memory 

Mn. Lester, aged 2:^, nitb of .Mr. L. drag- will ever be revered. , Hit remamt were 

gitt, of Oainlboroogh. deposited in the Cathedral, near those of 

AtBackwell,co.Soiner<el,Bsedl2,Ben- his father, who was also a eanon-resi- 

jamin Collins,! cow-doclor. deittiary. 

In DDDcan -place. City-road, l]ilington, S9. Mrs. HemertoD, wife of C. Ft, escj. 

aged 45, Mr. Moses Magnooil. ■ of Whitefrien, 

At Camden-lown, Mrs. M. K. Singer, Samuel Calindo, esq. of Tooling, Surr- 

- widow of George S. esq. formerly of the At Lewisham. in Iftnt, aged 80, Mr- 
idand of Jamaica. Peter Gedge, formerly a manufactnrer of 

Mrs. Sanderson, wife of Mr. 8. composer Norwicli, and father of Mr. 0. printer, of 

of muaick to the Koyal Circus,. &c. Bury, Suffolk. 

AtEnniEmore-house,co. Kerry, aged9I, In her ISIst year, alU-r a lingering ill- 
Mrs. Henson, relict of the late John H. esq. ness, Miss Charlotte Stockford. of Oxford. 
and lister to the late Knight of Kerry. Sarah, wife of Mr. Charles Vandeizee. . 

In Basque-roads, in the gallant atli:mpt draper, of Henley-upon-Thaincs, Oion. 
to cut out ■ French brig from under a 30. At (iherilfBton, John Forsyth, Fsq. 

- string battery, aged 23, Lieut. Charles ,late a merchant at ElgiB, and ageiK then- 
Cunliffe Ojren, son of the late Charles O. for the Bank of Scotland. 

esq. of Chebea. Aged 49, the Rev. Broxholme Brown, 

HB, At Hereford, in the ,5Bth year of his rector of Scotton, near Gainsborough. He 

age^theBeV. IIugbMorgan, I). D.Ca'non- was the second ton of Alderman Brown', 

residentiary of that cathedral, vicar of formerly of the city of Lincoln, suigeon 

Ijignordini, and in the comnusaion of the and apothecary, and only brother of Ile- 

peocc foT' the same county ; of wliom it ii lekiah Brown, esq. now of the said city 

but SI just tribiile to his memory to ob- His reraaini were interred in the churuti of 

serve, that few men have died more gene. SI. Peter at Arches, Lincoln, 

rally or sincerely regretted. To a mind Aged 15, Mr. Thoma? Brown, cbcese- 

Stqred with the most liberal and enlarged factor, of Sanon-upon'Humber. 

idea^, he added a general tle|iortmi'nl of By a fall from his horse, Mr. R. Avins,;, which faik'd not to acquire the carrier, of Atherstone, co. Leicester, 

eiteeat and admiration of all who knew St. At the i-evtory-hoiisa, Horsmonden, 

hinu Be was a disttognlsheJ judge of li- in Kent, respected by his parishioner*, 

tcrary genius ; and particularly adorned and most sincerely regretled by hit &• 

the station which he lillcd iu the Oiurch niily and friends, aged 63, the Rev. Jai. 

by enforcing thit Divine Precupts of Chris. Marriott, LL,D. 94 years rector of that 

tianity in a manner peculiar to himself, parish, and patron of the living. 

His Sermons were remarkable for purity / A^ad 73, Mr. Newbrny, of Sutton, near 

oftlyle, pcrspi«uity ofthought, and just. Bini^ham, a weaitlw farmer. 

ness of reasoning i and were most hapiiUjr At Giiniley, ro. Leicester, Mr. Thorn at 

applied to rcgillatc Uie conduct of men in Hollowsy, steward to J. Ciadock, eiq. 

ai-cry condition of life. Disdaining to He had lived many fears in the fomily) 

aim at popularity by any oftectation of and was respected hy all who knew him. 

- eitraol^linary sanctity or fanatical cant. At U|>we1l, Norfolk, in bit t9tb year, 

" they were constantly delivered with such James Lee, esq. 

uuifbrm propriety as never failed to con- At Blackbeath, Rent, Mn. Henry, nh 

'rince the judgment and make ■ deep im- of Alexander H. etq.' of Ftnsbury.9qnBrc. 

1.809.] Obilnaiy, mlh Anecdotes, of temaiicahU Perstms. 7*7 

AtBidmintan, Glpac«lten1iire,'tb« irat 
t>rtha Duke of Beaufbrt, the Rev. RobeH 
FeoD]', fbmierly fellow of Ptiel wHege, 
' fi^oti, domMCic chaplain to th« Ttnifi of 
Beaufort, rectflr of Cromwell, vicar of 
Badmintnn, Sector of Cvmdu, Brecon- 
shire, and of Troy with C*i3-carva, in 
McHimouthshire; M.A. 1757, B.D. m4, 
D.D. T779. Aisnaccompliahed scholar, 
and ai a valuable member of gnctcty, the 
Idis df Dr. Pennj "ill be long and sin- 
cerely lamented by Ihose who posSesjed 
the happiness of his friendship, or the 
pleaailre of his acquaintan',-. 

AtWakhatnstow. Eesci, Mrs. Oompertl, 

" In Edward -street, Portiiian-square, aged 
78, Mr^. Elizabeth Brooksliaiik. 

Mhry, eldest (li^ughtcr of £ilil>. Walker, 
esq. of C^hancery-lane. 

Mr.'Geor$>; Edmead, stationer, of Lead- 
enha 11 -street He was drowned in Ihe 
Medway, at Maidstone, at which place he 
was on a visit to his relatives and fric'nds. 
Ho had bRcn playing at cricket, and went, 
with some of his companions, to bathe in 
themcr; when, being heated,' it hi sup- 
posed -that on plunging into the water he 
became suddenly chilled, and sunk. His 
body «a> takuD out almost J mined lately, 
and bled freely, but all means to restore 
' animation proved ineffectual. He had not 
exceeded bis 23d year. 

Lalehj, the Rpv. Mr. Otty, rector of 
Coddingtoo, CO. Hereford. 

At Slaigthwaile, near Hudderj&eld, CO. 
York, the Rev. T. Wilson. 
■■ Aged S8, the Rev. Mr. Williams, of 
Penwrxich, curate of lianfairesgaer and 
Bettws aarraon, North Wales. 

In London, Mrs. Campbell, wife of Cipt. 
Stuart W. C. of the 42d Foot. 

Aug. Mr. William Topping, late 

of Ihe White Hart inn at North Cavt, and 
fbi^erly of Hull. 

Rev. Mr. Hickman, vicar of Stftircr- 
Pain, Dorsetshire. 

Aug. 1. Aged 36, Robert Hoggart, cscj. 
of FoKicrovii, Bcckenham, Kent. . 

At Soulh-enil. near Bromley, in Kent, 
aged 42. the wife of T.iciil.-col. Cliiirles 
Fraxer, Icnving 13 children. 

OfudeclinP, Mn,Whileaves,wifcofMr. 
itithard W. of Fleet-street, waij'h-mnker. 

At his h(jusc! at Uaydoo, near Wells, 
Joseph Oldham, esq. 

3. At Pricstlands, near Lyminfff.n, co. 
IlanlS, John Peyton, esq. Riiar-adrairal 
. of the Eed. 

At Hamble,' of ft paralytic stroke, ngfd 
73, James Bradby. esq. ,a Rear-ailmiral 
ta the Superanniia^-d List. 

3. At Hayes-ptace, near Bromlev, Kent, 
Mti. Dehanv. "'fe of P. 1>. esq. 

At Troy-house, ne:ir Monnioiilh, after 
K fi;w days tllnoq, Mr. Jnmcs Croft, 
(lewatd to the Uuke of Bcauturt, 

SudJenty, at R, SangiteHs, esq. New- ■" 
'ingtcin- green, Middlesex, Mr*. Crofts, of 
Elton, Hants, leaving ■ husband and nu- 
merous family of children. Hsr remaiot 
were .interred at Stoke D^yle,' In Norlti- - 

, At his house In George- street. Trinity- 
sqn8re,Minorie»,agediO, Andrew Mttckay, 
LL.D. P.R.S. Edin. honorary member of. 
the Literary and Philosopliical Society <tf 
Keircastle-upoa-Tyne, and Mathemineal 
Examiner f i the Honourable tbe t^^>arv 
tionofTrinityHoose, the HoDonraUle East 
India Ci.uipany, ChriM's HospiUl, *Ct. &fc 
He ranked amoHg Uie must eminent Ma- 
thematicians of the agci and was aulfaer 
of several iinportant Worlis io AsirunDHiT 
and Navigation. As a Calculator hi CtOofI 
unrivaled in the extensive nature and per- 
fect accuracy of his labours : and In Uf 
"Theory and Pro ttice- of finding Ihe Lon- 
gitude at .Sea and'Land" he has left to h-t 
Country an exfetlent specimen of Nauti- 
cal Science. 

■f. At Plymouth, after ■ short ilhieat of 
■ mortification in his bowels, Mr. Peter 
Symons, sen. of Foxhole- quay, Plymouth, 
one of the oldest and moM respeciablu 
merclianta in that town. He was one of 

the sons of the late S. esq. eoilcctor 

of Excise at Hereford, arid brother of tbs . 
Rev. Mr. S. the preacher at Hackney clia- 
pel, near London. 

Suddenly, At the White Hart inn, Bora- 
ford, Essex, Capt. Michael Colvillsr of 
the Canadian Fewibles, This officer 
landed at [larwieh a few days previous t^ 
his death, having left his Regiment in Ame- 
rfua, fur the recovery of his health. It it 
not known whether ha has any relativM. 
in tbii country. He teas buried by th« . 
75tb, or King's .Regiment of Light Dt»- 
goons, with military hoaouis. 

At Wainfleet All SaiolS, in Lincolnshir*, 
while on a visit, Ht». Hewer, wjpe of Wr^ 
" Robert S. surgeon, of Alfonl. 

At Rcarsby, co. I.eicester, aged St, An- 
thony, onlv son df the !atu Rt. EiilbVrgaot. 

Of a putrid fever. Robert, the infnnt 
Bon, and. on the lath instant, ^taI^IVt, 
Ore second daujililcr of the lole Thomas 
Court, es^. of Savaga-gardeu', Tower i/\\\. _ 

At Buyie, co. Roscomrdoa, Capt. Wm. 
Parry, of the Clflr^ Milira. 

5. At Ba<h-F.a«ton. aged 90, Sir Icorga 
Colcbrooko, barl. He was bora at Cliilham 
.Tune 14, 1799; married, July El, Hi4, 
Mary, only daugh. and heiress of Patrick 
Oaynor. esq. of Antigua, by Mary Lhich, 
his wife, by wliom lie had four sons and 
tljrce dai>shtcTs, whereof two daughters add 
two sons are living; 1, Mary, bom Oct. 
■9.6, 1751, wife of the Cavalier Charl<« 
Adrien de Peyron, in the service of Gus- 
lavus. King of Sweden, and by him had 
one son, Charles- Adolphur-Mar^. Tlie 
ChcvaTicr was killed in a duel, hi I'B*. 

7^ - ObUuan^, with Anscdtaes, of remarkable Persons, [kag. 

bp tiie Const de la Marck; apofl which tur* and Cnatmeroa of Bengil. Hehnoir 

BieUncholy occuion the King, being M employed in making a OrammaT rf tb« 

fuU, aent for the motber aad child, and Samcrit. Sir Georfe'i three' aoni bold 

not CHilf promiied to confer upon the boy, the office of abinqnpher in the Coort of 

thea only three yean of ace, the office m ComDKu Pleat, by Mten-patenC, dated 

hisbouKheltl vhlch the hther held, but Mar. IS, 6 Oeo. III. SirGeorje studied at 

jlAcionsly oftred to take him into hii t>. Leyden, aod waa cbosea Pellow of the So- 

miljr, Biid educate him vith hii taa, the detjr of ADliqDBrie*, and ii Che author of 

Prince RajBl(thelateKiiiBof Sweden), His lorae pieces of UteiMure. He wai elected 

Swedish Majcttj, on hi9 return to Stock- to terre in three lacceiilvc Psrliamenti 

boI|D, ordered a grant of the ofGce of gen- for the borough of Arundel, from 1754 t« 

tleman of liis bed-chamber to be traui- tT74; and kewas appointed d^nty-chair- 

;)Ditted, together with a certificate of the ihan of the Director! of the Eait India 

boy'i parentage and birth, and of iti re- Company in 1768; cboaeii cbiitman i* 

gtstration in the Ust of the Nohility ; by 1169 ; and wai re-elected Is that anluoui 

which hf , haTing attained the proper age, employment in 17T1 >od ItTS. Doriif 

will hate a right to a aeat in the Diet of the time be proided, he wai graaUy iUt 

Sweden, la nS9, the mother took for ber strumental in preTenting tlie newly-ao- 

.Mcon^ husband, William Traill, esq. by ((uired terriKiriei. in the KaW Indies from 

rwhom she has had a eon, George- William, being ai)oe>edto the Crown, and, iDereTf 

bom Oct. S, 1792, and a daughter Hut- respect, to preserve the independence ot 

riet, who is daad. The second daughter the Compaa; from that interference and 

was {.otiisa, l^am Jan. 1764, wife of An- coiUroDlvhich have since been establithed, 

drew Siitherland, esq. captain in his Ma- Lord North, then mliii(t<'r, gave him aa- 

jepty"* Navy, la whom the Ardent sl^cfc surances that it was not bis intention that 

on the 12th of May. - He died at Qibrat- OoTenaneot should interfere with the pa. 

tnr in 1795, commissioner of that port, tionage of the Company, or nominate, hy 

leaving adaughter Louiaa, bom April 17, iti authority, " h> much aa a singl* 

1791, and a son, called James- Charlesr writer." Lord North deviated from that 

Ctdebraoke Sutherland, born Nov. 6, 1793. engagement, by explaining, that auch 

£ir Gevge'i two sons alive are, I, promise was mode to the Chairman, not m 

James-Edward, bom July 7, 1761, who ia minister, but as a private man ; probably, 

jodgeof appaals at Moorshedabad, iu the however, the Minister was hinueif OTcr- 

provinoa of Bengal When he was Per- ruled. 

aJan translator, GoreroOr Hastinga wrote 5. At h 

3P bis eommendatioa the following letter, ~ 
flated Pcb. 6, 17S6: " Yoa desire my 
opinion of Mr. Colebrooke'a capauity for 

Ibe office-: such an opinion given of ■ sen Elizabeth Nori'i 

to his father, must of ctmrse he fevourahle, Mr. Robert Cole, of the Strand, 

and would be therefore read with distrust, Mr: Joseph Willis, iOn of Mr. W: of 

or at least nth deductions, on account of Broad-street, Sath. 

. the delicacy reqaired by that relation. I In her Slst year. Miss Bradley, only 

wish to preclude such conEtructions, by daughter of Mr. B. of Oloucester. 

declaring, as I do solemnly, that I know At Fox-field, near Huugciford, Mn. 

iew yonng men in the service, ^nd the aer- Hart, sister to Ihe late Lady Stuart, aod ' 

TJce may boast of many who are an. ho- sister-iniaw to Heniy^ames Pye, esq. 

nour to it, "ho possess superior talents, 6. At Ockham, utar Kipley, iu Surrey, 

or mote cultivated understandings, and aged 68, Mrs. Gavill. ,■■ 

few equal to him in tbi knowledge of the At Stoke Neulngton, Middlesex, aged 

Persian laognage. I respect his persnoal 36, Mr. Mark Hazard, jun. 

' ■ ..... ^ . 1^ ItusBell-iquare, Bloomsbury, Frede- 
rick, son of Charles 'Ihomson, esq. 
At Ohcslmat, Herts, Mrs. Sarah French. 

' official labour bestowed where' 1 may be 7. Of a decline, Susan, youngest daugb^ 

. (opposed to have, had it in my power to terof the Hon. W. H. Gardner, 

recompense, the only return I can now At her son'a housed in Powis-place, of a 

make (o him. is a men acknowledgment' paralytic ^trcke, Mrs. Anne Lowndt, relict 

of hismariti." The youngest son is Hen- of Jolin L. eeq. of Paisley. 

ry-'AxaHs; born June 15, 1765, who is At Ramsgatc, K(>tt, in his 84th year, 

judge at Mirzapoor. Having made him- Capt. Jpha Goiiger. 

self master of the Sanscrit language, b* . '^ ■ 

undertook, on the death of Sir William * Geor(c«, the eldest of these (bom Aug. 

' Jones, to tranilatea Digest oftbeHindoo 9, 1759, who was captain of the light cotn- . 

I^w, fbr the use t£ the Coutts of Justice i pany of the SonGrset Militia, hereditary 

be has been engaged likewise in a private keeperof the castle of Cra^>rd, and after- 

tfid mncb fsteeified wot)}, od the ilgricnl-^ aarits a major in the Amy) i) lately dead. 

1809;] OiUtia}y,wkbJntcdotes,ofTtjmiriabUPeriiorts. T89 

M Bitiramgaie, vbith«[ be went Ibr the whon abe iras mirned April fS, 1774j 
jtuMtof of hit heahta, John (^w, eiq. and by wbcmi she has left two daughters i 

Jote of Perth. Ameha, atarried'totbeRight HOn.'CharlM 
Mariaane, wconil daughter of JohaBig;- Lung, and Sophia. Her remains vcre i a- 

ihaw, jun. esq. of Coveotiy. tenred aC Wormiey, witb gpeat solemoitj; 

At Clifton, in hii SCth jrear, the Rer. the Seirice being- read bf l^e Rev. Tho- 

Wm.Saodfcrd, vicar of Casllerea, in the mit M'CuUoch, (he nortby reetor of that 

GOaiity of Roscominon, in Ireland. As a parish. 

Diviae. he was highlf respected for his In Newnuu-Blreet, Oxibrd-ttreeti agnl 

learning and pietfi and in domeitic life, 79, Peter Johannot, esq. of 'Boston, ii) 

Se was singularly beloved for thi^ most Neir Eiiglaad, 

amiable virtues which adorn a Christian. Of an apoplexy, at his house in Danet- 

ASicted for many years with painful ill. place, StockweU, Sun«y, aged 70, WiU 

ness, he received that dispensation of the liem Money, esq. He had held, for maay 

Alm^hty with gratitude, as a blessing years^ a high situation in the Secretary of 

which tended to draw his mind tn Heaven State's office with great cr«dit tp bimself^ 

before he was altogether removed from the and has lefl an aged sister, 
earth. Cheerfulness and gentleness of At Orielton, in Pembrokeshire, in his 

temper never for a moment forsook him; a7th y«ar. Sir Hugh Owen, hart, fie is 

vhilst Religion confirming hira in hope succeeded in name and eistati's, which. are 

vithout presumption, he met the Sing of extensive, by his relatioii, John X.srd, egq. 
Terrors, " ready to' live or ready to die." Mr.Aaar, master of atransport at Spit. 

Sach qrere bis own expressions in a letter bead. He fell over the bowii of his abip> 

K> a IViend a few days before his decease, whilst examining the calilet, and was im- . . 

His writings had all an uniform tendency mediately drowned. 

to promote the glory of God, andtheiup- 9. Mrs. Gunslon, nifa of Mr. John G. 
piness of men; and his life was invariably of Upper Thames-street, 
consistent «i-\ his writings. His prini;i- Mr.Wm.THonias.of Qraceohuroh-street. 
pal work, " Catechetical Lectures, &c." Aged Ii, James Stephens, esq. of LLSr' 
has been generally considered as avalua- son-grove, ivear Paddington. 
ble summary of Christian knowledge. Af^ At his house at Brixton, Surrey, Me. 
.ter his decease, two papers were found Henry Hemsley, of Fleet-street. 
in his pocket-book, which are of too much Thomas Simpson, gent, of Maunt-Spr~ 
interest in marking his character, not to rel, co. Leicester, son of (He late Rev. J. 
Reserve mention even in this slight sketch. S. vicar of Queueborough. 
One iras the copy of a letter which he had l"- In Soane-street, aged.6S, Richard 
sent to his Bisbop, requesting his Lord- Clark, esq. formerly an eminent picture- 
ship's accqUance of the resignatiiHi of his dealer in FrinceS'Street, Soboj and, on the 
T^uable living, on the ground of his being 14th, Martha, his fridow. They werein. 
unable personally to peifbtm the ditties of terred in TotCenham-cunrt chapel. 
it. The other paper was a pwyer. beau- 1 1. Mr. Parsons, landlord of the Olft ■ 
(ifully composwl by himself for his own King's Arms, Oxford -street. Opposite Po. 
private use ; addressed to God the Father, land-street, put a period to bis existence , 
Son, anil Holy Spirit ; breathing in every by hanging himself in his bed-room. He 
line B truly Christiatt mind, which trusted had been for some time in a state of de- 
wilhhumilityin the merits of hisRedeemer; spondency, and about a week ago attempts- 
praying for a charitable disposition towards ed to drown himself in the Serpentine Ri^ 
tliese from whose errors he. m^y differ j ver; but was discovered in the act, and 
thankful for the great blessings h" enjoyed saved. He has left a wife and 4 children. 
in- his domestic, connexions, where love At Lacock Abbey, in her 86tb year, 
and duty were tried by long licknes!!; and universally and deservedly lamented, £li. 
acknowledging thai long sickness to he a zabeth. Countess -dowager of Shrewsbury, 
merciful visitation, wholesome to his soul,- relict of die late George Earl of Shrews, 
and leading him more frequently to com- bury, aiul daughter of the late John Lord , 
ma nien witb himself in tlie stillness of .bis Dormer, Baron of Wenge, who died in 
cfaamber. Mr. Sandford was descciiiled 1785, at the advanced age of 93 years. 
iiDm an antient and honourable family in Her I.adyship's unbouncW muaitii'enoe 
(he county of Roscommpn, and was him- will he long and gratefully remembered ; 
■elf the next brother and presumptive heir and her liberality of sentiment and general • 
Jo the title andestatesof the present LoJd pbilanthropy were eitcelled by none, and 
Mount Sandford. equajed by tew. 

8. fo Hill-street. Berkeley.sqnnre.tady 13. Aged 33, Lord Henry Stuart, third 

Aaielia Hume, daughter to lhe~ Uun. .and son of tlie Marquii of Bute. 

Rev. Dr. John F^erton, late Bishop of " At Uenstudge, Sorderset, sincerel]'- ra- 

'purhom, sister to Johu-William, present grett^d by ail who knew her, Mrs. Crane, 

Earl of Sridgewaler, and wifoof Sir Abra- wife of Dr. C. Physician, and eldest daugh. 

^mHume, of Wormtcy Bury, UcrtSi to ter of JohfiWballey, D,D. formerly King's 
. ' ' DivinUy 

7S& Obituary, with Aneedoles. — SiH of Sferlality. [A^ig. 

Divinity Professor, and Masterof Petcr- 
honse College, Cajnbridge. In this reli- 
j;ioui inatron the disohsrge of life^ Tela- 
live 3nlies wRS truly exfimplaryi tbe re- 
' tnembrani^e oT* wbicb affords tbe -greatest 
coDsoIation left to hei aidcjiFed busband 
under thid dispeasatlOD of die Almighty 

" Nod moricur, dace sed Christo, de 
, Morte triuoipbat!" 

13. William Otej, esq. of Henlcy-up- 
na-Thaoies, Oiod. 

14. AgedB3, Stephen Hall, Bsq. of Fen- 
Churcb-street, banker. 

15. Samuel Toulmin, esq. of East-lane-, 
Luqbetb, IS years in tbe Common Coun- 
cil fir Walbrook Ward, and scleral years 
deputy; whose death vlll be deeply felt 

. by all nbo knew him. He vas particu- 
larly attentive atid assiduous ia his olDcial 
capaci'y; and to hii prafesstan he Has an 
omameot, both with regard to integrity 
and banour. Being well qualified by 
reading and stuily, and blesied nltb an 
extraordinary melnory, he was, in the 
■bclcty of his fi-iend*,. botb ad instructor 
and a pleasing companion ; and in prU 
Tate til^ he was a brilliant example of vir- 
tue and piety. 

- 16. In Welbeck-^treel, William Sanford, 
esq. late of New Boa't-«treeL 

11. linddenly, at Market- Street, Bed- 
' forilshire, Mr. John Wakefield. He iras 
taken ill at U o'clock at ni^ht, and. died 
at 3 tb« next Plomiog. His brother's 
death (Mr. Trederick Wakefield, of East 
Ketford, Nottingham) ii recorded in oui 
last Number, p. C86. 

18. In Mare-street, Hackney, aged 63, 
Cbristopber-JarocB Hayes, esq. 

In hia 81st year, Matthew Bolton, esq. 
of Sobo, near Birmingham, F. B.S. and 
the ingenious muubcturor of our copper 
and some of our silver coin. Thus have 
we the mournful task of recording tiie death 
of ■ man whose life has been an uninter- 
rnpted application to the advancement of 
the usefiil art), and to the promotion of. 
the commercial interests of his naiire 
country. Of an open and unreserved dis- 
position, be enjoyed the opportunity of 
constant communication sith tbe ablest 
men of bs time. The industrious mecha- 
nick, whose circumscribed means chilled 
the fair blossom of his genius, in him 
found tbe confidential friend and gencrons 
patron. Thn varions branches of manu- 
facture brought to maturity, and carried 
on under bis direction, exhibit striking 
proofs of his industrious and enterprising- 

spirit, and havu contrihutad in no sDiall. 
degree to establish the pre-eminence of 
£ritish ingenuity and perseverance. These 
are aiA the effasions of adulation,, but a 
just and impartial tribute to sterling lame; 
a tatae not confined Ut tiax precincts of hji 
own country, but acknowledged and ho- 
noured,' by the most celebrated scienti&c 
men of other nations, — Supb was the mm 

land e 

impulse ta useful industry unknown to for- 
mer times. Such was the man whose^cba- 
racter the pen of private friendship hu 
thus imperfectly attempted to deline- 
ate. Some abler hand will, doubtless, do 
jusllae to his merits ; and the inhabtlanu 
of a country so highly indebted (o his use- 
ful laboufi, we arc . persuaded, will long 
cberish his memory with grateful venera- 
tion. Birmirtghtjm Heralds 
- 19, At (Jhorltoo, William Nicbolls, e«i); 
Possessed of great pnblic virtue, aad of 
greater private worth, his memory nil] 
long be most dear to an extensive circle of 
friends; and having, without One eic^ 
tion, for a very long period bf years, dis- 
played inflexible integrity, c^nsumnitte 
knowledge, and unremltied attenlioD. ia 
the important situatiiuiB he held, bis low 
will be as sincerely felt as it will be deeply 
lamented throughDut theextensive diDce$e 
of Chester. 

32. At BLickhealb, Kent, in her 72d 
year, Mrs. Richardson, of (jf^nvillc-stn>i^ 

S3. At Gainsborough, in Ljncolnshire, 
aged n, 'Miss Trevor, 

34. At Datston, Middlesex, the wife of 
Peter Favene, esq. 

38. At Stoke Newington, in his 8Wi 
year, Henry Parker, esq. fbrmeriy an 
eminent statiOTer and prijitseHer in Conir- 
hill, and many years deputy of that wanL 
He quitted business. in 1T74, on purcbauag 
the important oilice of Clerii oT the Cliaui- 
ber at Guildhall, which he held tiJI within 
a few months of his daath ; wbt^n. agreea- 
bly to the terms of bis purchase, he alie- 
nated the office to his principal assislanL 
Mr.Pariterwasformany ycar»ameml>erof 
the Court uF Assistauts (^ the Company of 
Stationers ; where {as in every othi-r de- 
partment of life) his general kuowleHffeor 
City business, au(t the remarkable placi- 
dity of his manners, very rouell enJeareil 
him to a circle of sincere friends. His only 
son, Juhn-Hepry Parker, M.A. is Greskaai 
Professor of Divinity. 

) Augustas, ISTO. 

BILL OP MORTALITY, ftom July 23, 
Chriitencit. I Buried. 2 

Males - IPS9 > ^-, Males - "-^S J ,,,„(= "J .^ and 10 7ti 

Females 975 J ■'^■'* | Femalw 690S '*'° 1 |(,10 and 'JO 64 

Whereof have (lied under 3 years old 434 "J 5 f 20 and 3(1 94 

.T'e<'kLoBf*>.1d.;4i.l0d.;48.11d.;4s.lIJ..;4B.nd, (n } 3'J and 40 Vn 

l^tt 1,1. Os. Od. pcr&UEhd; 4d.J ^r peun't. 40 and JU I4j 

• • i Ml ] 

' AVEBAQE PBICES of CORN, from Uie Relanf udiiit Augnit 19, 1 tM, 




Rotlamd 90 
LeiceUer 91' 10 
Motiiaglwm 95 
Derby 99 

StaSbrd 104 H 
Henford 9Q 9 
Warnuur 96 





S9 3 


_ WteaL 




I. J. 

>. d. 

J. d. 

.. rf. 

,. d. - 

Etie. 91 4 

48 e 


J7 0S3 

Kant ST 6 



35 6 

50 6 

Sussex 90 8 





Saffolk 80 4 


3S 4 

31 ,9 


Cambridif. 89 i 




50 » 

Vortblk 83 a 


36 8 


00 6 

Lincoln 92 S 

00 (3 

48 10 

S8 1 

56 10 

York 87 5 

58 b 

35' (j 


58 10 

Durham 103 4 


37 9 


flartiiiini. 93 1] 

65 5 

+8 C 

36 S 


Cun.bftl.109 8 


49 7 

34 S 


WetOaorAli 9 


54. 4 

36 6 


LancasterlOO ■; 

00 (1 

30 1 

66 4 

ClKiler 96 4 





Flint -93 8 


lis 10 

00 C 


Denb^h 104 11 


62 8 



Anglesea 00 .0 



18 C 


Carnarvon 95 4 

(10 C 


25 i 


Merionet. 95 

00 C 

55 6 



Cardigan 84 S 

1)0 r 


Ift B 

00 u 

00 I 

H 7 

16 t 


Carmarth. 98 


36 e 

■^0 ,t 


Glamoi^!. 93 P 


57 4 



Oloocest. 96 b 


45 ,8 


DO ' 

Somerset 96 K 



21 4 


Monnio. 100 K 



DO p 


Devon 89 S 



37 5 


Cornwall 92 10 


H It 

>7. 1 

50 0- 

Dorset 94 J 


JO e 


Hants 95 4 



15 6 


AGO&EOAI'E AVERilGIL PRICES nF the Tnelve Maritime DIstrictoof fjigland and 

Wales, by which Eximrtation and County are to be regulaled in Gre«t Britain: 

Wheat I Rye I Barlcv I Oata I Beans I Pease | Oatmeal I.Beer ot Big, 

I. d. I. d. .. <i. I. rf. I. d. \ !. d.\ .. d. \ t. d. 

93 S I 61 4 1 44 I 29 4 ( 57 6 [ 58 9 [ 47 2 | 00 

PRICKS OF FLOUR, August 38 : 

Fini; 00b. to flJs.— Secimds 75s. to 80s.— Bran 8s. to 10s.— Pollard S4s. to S3>. 

Reliimof FLOL'R, August IS to August 18, from the Coeket-Oflioe : 

Total T5,567 Sacks. Average l>4s. 4d,i pet Sack.— J jmjV Sack higher (ban last ReWm. 

Repii-nof WHEAT, August 14 to August 19, agreeably tu the new Act: 

Total 7023 Quarters. Average 91s. Sd.— 2J.} higher than last Return. 

OATMEAL, per Boll of I40!bs. Avoirdupois, August 19, 51s. 4d. 

AT«raKe Price of SUGAR, iximpatcd from the Returns made in the Week ending 

Augustas, is 45s. 3d.^ per Cwt. exclusive of the Duty of Customs paid 

or payable thereon on the Importatioii -thereof into Great Britain. 


KentBags .,..41. Os.toSl. 5a. I Kent Pockets 4L10s.to61, «■. 

Xwsex Ditto 3J. Os. to4t. Os. Sussex Ditto :....,.31. 3a. to>l. 4f. 

ftMes Ditto 41. Os. to4L 10s. FamlumDitto 6k 0*. to SL Ok 


St. James's— Hay .41. 15a. 6d. to 61. ISs. Od. Average 5L 13i. 9d. 

Sti»«....l!. i9s. Od. to21. 8s, Od, Average 3L 3s. 6d. 

Whitediapel— Hay 51. 5s. Od. to 61. i4s. Od. Averi^ 51. 19s. 6d. 

Clover.. .61. 185. Od. to 71. lOs. Od. A»erago-71. 7s, Od. 16s. Od. to 21. 43. Od. Average ^ Oa. Od. 

SmithfieU— Hay 61 Os. Od. to 61. 6s. Od. Average 6L 3s. . Od. 

Clover....7l. Os. Od. to 71. 7fi. Od. Average 71. 3i. 6d. ' 
. Straw.... 11 16s. W.to2i. Ei, Od. ' Aveiaee II. 19*. 6d. 
SMrtHFIELD, August 23. To sink the OSal-^cr Slone of Sib. 

Seef 4*. Od. toSs. 4d. I Lamb 43. 8d.to6s.. OiL 

Mutton 4ii. 8d. to59. 4d. 1 Head of Cattie at Market this Day; 

▼«•!..» ~ 5s. Od. to Csi 4d. Beasti SSfS. - Sheep and Lamha 31,690, 

■PoA 6§. Od. to 7s. Od. Calvei ISa Pig* 350. 

COALS, Aug. S3: Newcastle jSs. Od. to 6£s. Od. Sunderland 55i.0i. to 60*. Od. 
■OARldfaw 10*1. Mottled liOi. Curd 124*. CANDLES, 14s. 6d,p«r Dor. Mould* IS». 6*. 


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iSan— evert.Mail 


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ICoktrirt— Globe 
imiud'Angleteitc Londica 
l7Siinday PapHS 
iHocACry F'olice 
BllhS, Bedfard *^ 
:Beririck-Birm. J 
BItckb. Bri*blon 
Briflol i, Bury 
Cuab.— Chaib. 
MMBofolog. pisri" for Auc.anrt Sept. 1809,7DJ 
Burial-Pkice of Sir Hugh Muldleloii .-. . .' - 
fmnided Publicaiion of Bp. Hon(;h'» Letii 
Cflrreclion in Mr.Churton's Life of Niiweil 7fl6 
'Or Dr. Stukcley's Wunt of Memoiy, lie. . '" 
iUr. Piirkes' AccQuni of Cistdl Dinss &i4n 
iMr.andMrs.Gilpin —Bold rcCbiirchandScbo 
Aik.HonOHrable Ci.irtciion.— RuxbySeh™! rbi. 
Di^etoe of Ihe Army. — Pamil)' of Bromley 801 
DilxfiidtiKd Siaieof tile Church of R«culver SO I 
<letQisHi of Cipiain James, (ifilir Kite Sloop fio; 
Bwrnficial Effects of Honev in Asilima , . , hO. 
Illuitrations of Hdranc, Hnok I. Silire It. SO: 
Mr. Pbipps and Ltdv Kathcrine Anncslry Bor 
Rtnialnsof While L^itic'PiiSTr.ShrnpslilreiM/ 

TutPirojiCTon, ti'C. 

ni.Tbeopt). Lobh^Mi^cellanefMis Remaiki 
Dt. Letlsoni's Sixticlb tetter on Hilstns . 
Mr, Ngiid's Remark* on- Maidsinnc Gjbl* . 
Evidence of Hedse-hoss iuckin^t Cowfi . , , 
Iilnment of Suicides — Marriai^of Minoi!^ 
Mr.DooOvjn'.i Ansvrer talhe Rev. Hi D»*iei 
Purifying Gopper (tie and nukini; BraiM . 
Hegulat-bred Apoihecariej fullv v' 
Finiiy of the late Sir Cbaif^ Coi 


CoomObf— Derb.l 

"Dorchefc— Ellis! 
Exeter 3)Glotic.i' 
Halifax — Hintsa 
Hereford, Hull a 
Maidll. Maneh.«. 
Newc. 3-Nott».a 
Northampton I 
Norfolk Norwich ■ 
Porlfea.— Pottery ■ 
Prefton— Plym.a 
'Reading — Salifb. 
Sherborne, Suss. | 
Shrewfbury , 
Siaflbrd— StamfJ 
Taunton— Tyne] 
Wakefi.— Warw.! 

Scotland i* 

JerTeya .Guern . a. 
Shaltspeare — Tombs in Westminster Abbey ga?! 
NcwCorrespondtnt'sB.eply on Westminster eie\ 
Mermaid?.' — Ptelates. — Deanl. — Agues. B.-g' 
Deanryof Ripon. — Year of Jubilee s^o| 




;. J. Hoare's Shipwreck of St. Paul . a34J 
i>e ; or Essays by Connop Thiilwall ibid.\ 
ilpit; or Account of PopulatPre»chers836' 
's Narrative of the Campaign in Spain sagi 
on of ArticlE<i from the Gent. Ma;. . g4o' 
miann.TenCeniuricsofObEervaticini 84 1 ! 
ilrom Portugal andSpain, by ailOfficcr847' 
T PoETRi t«r September 180p, 8 S3 — 8^6 
dingsintbElateScMionofParKament a»7f 
iiing Intdl. from the Lo^dBn Gazettes s6i ■ 

l-l|Abstra£tof the principal ForeigitOce) 
'(rf-iCotiniry NewS — Domestic Occurrences . . 876 
ij4 Aeoount of the new Theatre Covent Garden 88^ 
ifit-lilditiiins and Cornciions to former Obits. 8f<3 
irjBiiihsind Marriages of eminent Perfons . . . 
lalOJiiiuary viih Anecd.of celnarkable Pcifons 
iji Bill of Mottatiiy from Aug. ag itl Sept. iS 
[ed.'lj'lUverai^ePricesnf (he Markets foiSepiBmberegs 
■ilDallyVariationsinthePricesoftheStock! " 

s of Rftci 
1 at Whit 

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t Ihe 

Bt SriFANUS, 'U"R B A N,^ Gbi 

OiABY fur August IS09. Bj Dr. Pole. Briital. 



i ri 



•0 ^ 

1 1 



a " 


66 71 



65 ^2 


moAfy ckiudy, .nme heavv Khovers 

6i 95 

39l 6 

mostly cloudy, frequent rain, higl> wind ■ 

36 63 

29. 6 


e9- 7 

63 70 

as- 6 

filoHdy, inuth liewy rain, thunder, high •rind 


cloudy at times 

fi6 71 



66 75 


very cloiitlv at time? 

65 73 


cloudy « limes, evening m.ich r»io, liibtaiiig 

68 71 


rain in the nijil.t, cloudy at timrs 

53 63 


mostly clouily, fVequtnt atiu«en 

6(1 63 


6t 63 


cloudy, very rainy 

62 71 


63 73 


morning cloudy, luuie rain, aftonMoo monlv dear 

66 73 


cloudy at times, some U^ht rain ' 

61 11 


clonily at times, some heavv nhoirers 

60 67. 


cloudy at tiiiipi, Suoie shower*, higU vmd 


62 66 


cloudy nt times, tone raiu 


6U 67 ■ 


tnoitly cloudy, some ahorers 


60 6^ 


mostly cloudy, fruquoit hiai-y ram . 


53 65 


mostly ck'at 


56 66 

29- S 

cloudy at times, some rain 


53 62 

29- 1 



53 63 

3!. 12 

cloudy, some light BhOBcri - 

57 65 


rathcrcloiidy attiiues, some lisht Tai« 


SO 70 


■mostly cloudy 


6i 70 


■ mostly irlear 


.67 71 


doady. consldi.-nible rain, some thunder 


60 6B 

29-16 ■ 


TTie average ili^rrees of Timperalora at notetl it ei^ht o'-'loi-k in the minihig an 
61. U-31 ; thiBo of Mil- correaiKHidiHg month in the yoar IBllS, were 68 5-31 ; in 
1307, 63 n-31 ; in l(i06, 62 7-31 i in IBOj, 6.3 10.31 ; asdin 1804, oO 10-31, , 
' TIk quantity of Rain lallea tliiii munlli is equal to 4 inche* 38 tOOlhs; that of 
the corresponding month in tlipycar 1808, was 3 inctieii <>-llKHh« j in 1307, 'J inuhei 
55-10Ud)Si in 1806, 4 inidii^ 'JT-lUOthi; li'i ISUb. S int-liea U^-IOI'tha; in; IS04, 3 
incbs»e6-10()tlis; and in 1803. 1 inch Hl-lmnlii. 



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For SEPTEMBER, 1809. 

THERE having been a traditional 
report, that the celebrated Sir 
Hngh Middleton, kuight (tu nhtini 
the City of Londun are is much in- 
debted far projecting the New Ri- 
yer) ia the later period of his life,, 
retired- to this Viflagc, where he re- 
lided some time in great iDdi)|;eiice, 
Bader the- assumed name of Raj- 
Biond J and thn!, during such resi- 
deoce, heiTasactaiilljfTDpl()}'edin the 
[latiug of the itrcct; I was iudiiced 
to examine the pariah register, and 
tmiad the fullowine entriex, in' Latin 
and Bnglith, nhica 1 aend for inier- 
tion in the text number of the Uen- 
tlenuM's Magazine J a* I trust they 
mill, ia a great degree, remove ttie 
doubts that hare bo long eiiited a* 
to the place of his interment. 

YoHrS,&C. EtCHAKD Slanev, 
Becior of Kembtelon. 

'< Gniielmiis RajmoDit, gcnerosiiE ali- 
cnus, iilial Hugh Middletun, esq. sic dictiis, 
obijtdie tu, k sepukus fuit 1 1 die JMartti, 
1102, b jacef erga prospeutum Oriental em 
*itr9 Bed propd munia L\cclo:(J£. 

" ASdaTii brought 13 day." . 
' Englished thuBi 

" William Raymond, psntleman, lo 
nil^, dyed, Msrjiim called &y Ike name 
^Hngk MMIetua, esq.,<\yal March !((, 
and was bui-yed y 11 day of y« moiiOi, 
lyMli interred at ,y« end of j" Chanueii, 
(maris' y" East, withoat y« wall of -y 
Chaowll, bill aigh y." 

S. B. The words in Ualick are 
rtruck oat witli a yea i but are leiri- 
We, if the Remitter is held up I 


B. S, 

Mr. UaaiN, ' Sept. i 5. 

BEING in potsesiion of a good 
t*any (perhap» 35 ur ^0) ot the 
fanitiar Letters of that venerable Pre- 
late, Dr. Ilok^h, Bi^up of Worcci-, 

ter, to a female ReUtion of my own 
in Ihe last century, vis. from 17!1 to 
the tinie of his death, in 1T4S (which, 
together with a few other original 
Letterifrom ArchbithopTiilolsunaod 
otbera, I have directed by my Will tu 
be deposited in tLe British Museum, 
as the pInL-e nto«t easy of accew to 
the publick) 1 have thought it might 
be worth white to publish them in 
ihy life-time, if it should please God 
tugive me health and life long enough 
for that purpo.'Wf and, though tne 
Life, and both public- and privale 
Character, of that most respectable 
and amiable man are wall knono to 
the nurld, from the many eulogies 
of Poels as well as Historians, yet, 
that it might be of service, to take 
thisopporlunityof collecting together 
these, and the many inlcresling cir> 
cumstai ces of his iife, with such few 
additioni as I might be able to pro- 

With this Tiew, I hnve searched 
the British Museum, the Bodleian 
at Oxford, and the Archives of Mag- 
dalen Collide, Osfords and, as I 
would iriiih to make this humble, 
but 1 tru«t UKfuI, pnblicatiun as ih- 
terestiug as I am able, 1 beg to sug-, 
gent lo your uumeruus. Correspund-' 
c;it;, whether they nright not' oe so 
obliging us to funiish a few additional' 
Letters or Anecdotes, bcsrdes those 
which bnve hitherto been published, 
or to suggest where tliej may he 
met with , in order that this little 
Work uiay be as complete as it is in 
my power to make it. 

Any Communications to yon will 
be thankfully acknowledged by 

The (1STE>DED) EoiToa. 

Mr, Ubban, , Sept. U. 

IN your present volume, p. 34.'>, 
you have mentioned the Life of 
Alexander N'owcll. Permit loe, by 

796 Churton'«efNowell._/lr.Stukeley'sFlim.. [Sept. 
Toor mewl»,*to acknowledge tn e^re- borrow nay Ihior from i.i» j 
S.ooio,.r.i5Mint],.tbool. A fen- Ih.l ik,«^ih S ™ Jl '. "f* 
tlenan. to wl.o, I h.w not the ho- bom,, iKo! „r S ^■T*" '^ 
- »o„r of beios know.,, h,,, i, ,be C.SiiiV.Sb^' ', ' rf"""'' "' ' 

from Atb. Ojon. I. fol. 7», tb.t tbe SorfT ,hkb ... ? Jr /l' "'"^ 

Pr.,o.t of E.™,, wb, „. ejeaed i„ heS."" ™y"iS° ,'* 

»«. •• nieotioiied Jo the Life of lee from OenebrS ^i, , ' *,' 

l«owell,p.«»_,o, wbo«.„«e b«i doooTroSS .^ "'' '!' 

et.e, who h«t beeo Fdlow of Im- „f Bi.CSJ ' ^"V" '"' 

col.Coll,5e,C„..„fCb,i.iChuS. J J.' o „" d™ il ."S 'Vjl'" 

«.d Profr.™ of Hebrew, .l,led b^ h UBook "/JS " "^"' 

«id to tell, bii oune abo i. io'; linSLn l™ ' ,i "'"" '° " 
Porker, ., th. ver, pUee refe'r'rU ^iT^>^^.r£'l"l.f±, 

ro'„i'S>ihfiLt}or.?„s: fiSr:s-d'-'f<'^^ 
sfi'sr-tC'iis'-^K £s2Hi'^^^i 

rial. AfiprwirH. wh».r 1 ... „' ; I . .1' /^' '" "''^•»'"' 

..».. Afterwardf, when I came l» 
recilc the mailer, not fiixling (In; 
name in the )irinleil He^ntern, nur 
in other books whieh I ciusultcd, nor 

... «.u=. .,™ft> wiiien 1 cmsullcu, nor jiliia hrJlanuica bV 11, 
m n.y.mmule, from Slrype. I too *hi.h bea" S^'AsJ^' 
haslilj concluded, without roexa- ■* Th-. I-..,Z7 ^ '',.■'*■ 

huaiWj concluded, witbo'iit 
mining the Life of I'arker, not ll'ieii 
at bond, that the naine was unkiiuwii. 
Itihould, iastrictneM.bcaiddcd, lliiil 
accordiug to StryjH-, tiioujjli loiiie of 
the Fellowi were expelled, tlie I'ro- 
tost, suspecting their jiilent, witlhxx-- 
spect tu biiDKir, [ii-irventeil it bj lo- 
luotarj reswnatioD. 

Hoping there is no other ■mh mis- 
lake in the Book, aiid tliat tliis iiiJI 
be pardoned, 1 am. 

Yours, &c H. Chuiito\, 

TK " '^'^ « .' "8. hehad never 4™ 
.!,« IK- I "u^ eMracU arc fro» 
Ihe Ibird number <,t the'l'alasogo*. 
fe. hnlanuiq, b, Ur. Stukelej, 

Kill pun. 

Mr. Urban, Sept. 15. 

"Whers beams of warm 1 niacin nimr. 
play. *■ 

The Mf niury's suft figures nicil awuy." 
!_, PnpK. 

'X'HE waruith of Dr. Slukclev-i 
-1. iraai^b.Llion lias Ions; been la- 
meuted by ATitiquaries; h"ul I know 
not whether the proportionaf melt- 
ing away of his memory's soft liijures 
has ever been noticed. A very re- 
markable iiintance of this has just 
occurred to me, which, with jour per- *""•'' *'"> 
misijon, I will state to your Kcadurs 
Ib the Preface lo the first book of 
the Mcdallic Hislorj of Cnrausiua, 
which was ii<ili'>xhed in 1737, he rays, 
"The Work-ii new, because 1 would 
not (icruse iihat Dr. Gcncb ' 

Tbe learned Dr. Gem 
published a splendid votunie iDereon ■ 
L'- e. on the History ,,f Carausinsl*. 
wherem,*,thBrCBt«ig«ci(y aj,d jodirl 
mciil, he lias colleclcd nud put to- 
St-lhcr, „,^t that ean v,A\ be said of 
'"" Ui'lo'T. ■"ith any loleruble de- 
gree of ce|rUi„lj,--^.u,. Gt-nebrier 
1 as learucdlj and proved 
tltat ( .iraui.1.1, h«d a «,u. t|,ut coin, 
whence he principuily deduces bis 
rea,oni„g, „,„ ;„ i,,^ ^^.tj^^t „f „,^ 
ate Icaniecl lienc^.jre Lord Vii.uJKl- 
ata^ Its engratcd by Cieiicbrier,'; 

:r Ijmpcror, lest I should fu-^- 

i frequent enough," iiys the 

"to see on (he mc.ials of 

--,.^...dK wlio had rhildreii, this ie-- 

nVKNTVTIS.' The joung Prince. 
are <iHen repre^ciiled in tlie sdDie 
maitijiT, as on Uiis it.cdiil of Carau- 
sius J and in the same atUlurfe : ••JUn 
OH hointhiiek * ,'1 )i. 7, , 

tl.e Connlry', Ori^-in, &L^ orv^milis" 
wineli IS to ha Dtwripiiou irf 
tliBt Empwor's Ht.lal, eweptiog that Dr. 
M.iik..-fcj- has th„„Bht litNill^-any .u- 
Uiunq-, to iDnke biiu set the youDg PrincM 
on rKii^back. Uenetiriar's cuKiliidir* 
El riant la ouiw: allUiide i^. 

laOJ.) GeneTarier.— Castell Dirias Brfiii.—JI/r. Gilpin- 197 

"We iDfly therefor/; with Dr. Gr- 1> and the geotteman whp accom[»^ ' 

ntkriet, Mid'witli niDch reason cod- Died me, agcending the tait hill on. ^ 

dude, that tb,e yoi>a£ tsare is Ca- wHirh the Castle stands, about the 

mulua'9 nui}, and destined tn-Hieceed midway, sawuneoftliQ^e tremendDUS 

him." p. 8. — " From all thete con- slonm approaching, which corae on 

^rationi laid It^thfr, and mn- ^o suddenly in a liilly country, and 

tUrelj poDdcred, 1 *ee mtieh reatun which overlook us before we gained 

to conclude, witli Dr. Geaebrier, that the summit j however, we got 'heltw ' 

CaraiJsiiit was married, and had a in' a cavity of a wall df the Castle,' 

soa." p. 23. fnim whence we could observe the 

"It does nut seem un1ik«ly, what sublimity of the scene. The Tiew_ 

Genriiner urges, that the Ruman towards Wale* whs cuivplelelr ol^' 

Writers of that time ntiiglecled to Btructedbyctrongsulphureaiiicloudt,' 

(wnroem orate what could reflect nu hanging close upon the hiil ; whiht 

boaour to Diocletian and Maximian, the view on tint English aide wb( 

who' were obliged to take in Carau- enlivened by' rays from the sun ia 

rios as partners with thetn in the the dialance, which had a nuader- 

enipb-e. He judges the end of the fuf effect upon the interventne ob, 

■flrst and beginning ofUie second Book jects. When the storm suhsidep, we, 

of Zosimus ta be imperfect fur tliti investigated the remains of tho Castle, ,. 

reaion ; there being (> great );np of which nearU cover the sumiutt of an 

about SO, years between Prubus and amitzinghili,6iiinewhatcoDical,eTet'f 

Constantibc theGreati for, perhaps, side sloping with.^reat steepness, 

such part of his liistury has be:n tie- The Castle appears of an oblong Ibrqi, 

■trowed, ^here he treated uf uur Ca- of about 100 jards by about SO; and 

rausiHB." p. »S. ■ the materiali of wliici it isbuilt seem 

' These iuitances, A^r- Crhan, prove to be the coarse stone of the coun- 

Ihe exuitCnec of a tolerable warmth try, ^ilh a few remaining raouldingi 

of imagination. But that warmth of hewn stone. Trenches' were ctat 

is, comparatively, icy coldness, to the in tile solid rock, to dctead the ^art 

fiery glow which dazzles the Reader, wiiich is the least steep. From iti 

by an ahsolnte reference to Gene- bold and ekvaled situation, it most 

brier's volume, in that very sefond have been a place of very great 

Book of tile History of citruusius, strength and security. My mability . 

the Preface to which, at -p. Jcsv.-sajs, to «ciid a satisfactory vi»w of the 

" Stltl what I have here done, is with- Castle, I hitpe, will not be an absta> 

aut reading his Bouk." c!e to your Correspondent's coo^. 

This reference occurs in p. 1S4, muuication, which would, unduubt- 

where'Dr.Stukelev,speakingofCoiii9 ediy, be very grali^iug to Mr. Ur-. 

which were struck by Carangius in ban's Antiquarian Friends, 
the Punic style, says, "Une men- Yours, &c. D- Parses. 

liuned by Gcnchrier to bo in the King — -~- — 

of Sardinia's cabinet at Ti^riu." Mr. Uhbj s, Sbaditelt, Aug- S9- 

What a grand J(l(.-a mu&t we form T1EI?;G at l.ymin,gton, I cunsi* 

of the imagination^ of Ur. Stukclcy, Xj dered it as impossible not to go 
if we estimate it« extent to be in. on a pUgrimuge to Gilpin's Tomb, - 

proportiuu to the imperfecliou uf and perhaps with a veneration for bis 

hit memory! - memory equal to those pilgrims who' 

^.&. The^eculiaritics of style and .attended at Tiiomas-^ Becket'Sf but- 

punctuation, in tlie f|uotatiuas from witli much-fnore propriety, as every . 

Dr. Stukeley's Works, belong to the one of your readers who has read the 

Doctor, and not to me. norksof thcfornier.r.iidisacquunted' 

* — with the character of the latter, will 

Mr. Ubban, Shreusburs, S«pl. 9, readily allow. ■ . ■ 

YO[JRCorrespoiiiIent,t\T. P..604, Th^ walk to Vicar's hill, md frora- 

after some very Judicious ubser- thence to Boldre Chiirch; is sufficient 

Tations on the P»tlar of Elise^ con- .to raise coMcepliuns in the mind of' 

cludor, by soliciting a view uf Cnstell those beauties so ably pointed out inr 

Dinas BrAu,' in the same neigli hour- the",\ew Forest Picturesque See-' 

hotri. 1 am sorry my materials are nery." It was a delii;htful w^k ; and 

not sufficient for the purpose, being to persons fond of this kind, of see-- 

distyipointed in finishing jny sketches, uery, ctbniot fail of affording much- 


758 Mr. and Mrs. Gi^m.—Lieut.-gmeml\\\\ettBi. [Sept. 

■leum. Futins br the School - Turin, and to the H^t^c CbdUhis, «boi 

fOBoded by fhii amiable clergvinan, during a period of thirty-three yean, rwa- 

I entered, and was received witb ciyi- dered eseential service to his Country, ^ 

litj b; the Matter, and respectby the Toulon, in Coriica, at Malta, and t^ 

Scliolari) the wall* are hung Kith "«"? '•^f P'"'^*' '° conjiderajjoi, <A 

■ppropriate renteDcet of Scripture these services be ™. appointed eoloinel 

iZtd » white letier. on Slack of theMtHRepmentof Infaatry andL^ 

WiRb. u.d oyer the 6re-place is the ~ S"!!;::!,'" w°X™l,'^ 

■.. ^^ * >i ^ , 't, t_ '* Forces m Jamaica: ont, while enaaffed m 

hkeneu of the Founder. Perhaps it „ ^^, ^ „i|it^ h.spection in that Island, 

would be of advantage to thrs praise- he «» leized with . feve^, and died neai^ 

■worth* nutitirtion, if an engraving -p^^ Antonio od the 13th of Jnty. I80t(f 

wai taken and published b; subscriii- aged 54 yean. AworthymembeFofsoaietjr 

tion freni this picture; nbich ii consi- vas thus taken fnxn the publick, a Talu-' 

4ered a goodiikeneM- One of the able ofBcer was lost to the Kinit*! aervice,- 

ftdor b»j« obtained the kej of the and the Island of Jamaica was deprived of 

Church, and met me there ; and here » "lan well calculated to promote iti.hap- 

I cannot refrain from obeervine, the P'"^^ »"'< prmpority ; his residence thece , 

■itiMtion )■ very romantic and «e- *■" i'"*=J? »^'*''''? .f"' '"i'''T S* ""'^ 

duded. Cftder a plain tomb, over- virtoes, h.sdiprfedbni affable deport- 

■pread with a vene«b!e oak, on the '?'^' C^ L7w^\ClTi!^l^J^l ' 

zr ~. ., ., _. , J ■, J duct, hart leCHted. him the conlWence ana 

North side the Church are depos.fed, ^^^^ „f ^^,^ „hole community. 

theremaiBs of Mr. and Mri. Giipin, „. , , ., , „ ,- , 

andnoperion having a nencil could The >™ip ufd marble shall disMWe in 
refrain_from copying ttie epitaph, ^nd ftlme,and«e.Uh.andhonoo«,^^i 

whteh If now transmitted for vour ^^ ^ ^^,^ ,;;„„,,, ^ [^,, ^ ,„/|^,t^. 
readers perusal, who may not have Not such the gUwi nf eternal dav.- 
the opportunity of visiting this beaur „ , . , , . , ■ . ,. ',- 
tifullj-seanestered spot. , 0" ^I"* black marble which rel.eTei, 

/ , . , , ». the monument from the wall are these 

"In a quiet mansion, beneath this iinp,. 
(tone, secured from the afflictions, and 

«ti1l more dangerous enjoyments, of Ufc, Amwtlio' mpeMiti tatnm oohmwi/ 

William Gilpin, some tfrie Vicar of this W.CAiiTw.i(!iiT,J.CAiEi.o»E,T.BowM,e». 

Parish, together with the remalae of Mar- (*e,(macn« teutfiil. ' ■ 

nrethisnire, after living tof-elher aboTe .„ 1.111. „„, ...„„i,. 
M years in "happy anion T^ey hope to ^^ '''»'.l ^'"'« «"' TT? nte "' 

be ki*«l in God's due time, through the <:*™".nS Ihis trulV-respectahle Officer, 

atonement 0f a bhseed Redeemer for their with observing that'the male line of 

repented trsusgressmns, to a state of joy- this very anlient family, and of course 

M immbrtaliiy. Here it will he a new the name of Viltcttes,. is now becomn 

joy to meet «evBral of their good neish- extinct. ' The General's property, 

boor*, who may now lie scattered In these nliich was not very considerable (for 

sacred precincts around them. He died |,i| liberal mind did not allow him to 

April 5. 180*. at the age of 80. She died accumulate wealth in the advanrage^* 

Jnlyli, 1S61, at the age of 85.". oiw situation which he long held in 

Yonrs, &c. T. W. M^ta) descendi to the only surviving' 

■ ^ ■ sister, a lady who has been many 

. *»* In our Magazine for April, p. years married or settled in Swisseri 

aST.weinsertedRomeanecdotcsoftha laud. The raana^ment of it wm 

late Lient.-gen. Villettes. We now lay . entrusted to the friends of his nai^ieit 

before our readers a correct copy of years; and hii will, like his conduct 

the inscription on hit monument, through Kfe, manifested that kind at- 

"whicb was placed in Westminster- ah- tention to all who were connected 

bey op the.lOtb inslanlv It may be with titm from the highest tn the 

■een in the same Chapel witb the lowest, which was expressive nf the 

much - admired Nightingale 'I'oinb, ^ood heart and considerate mind of 

close to the monument of the Gene- the Testator. 

ra^s Jat« friend the Hor.uurable Sir p. S. .We hear that an elegant «■»• 

Charles Stuart. nument to the memory or the de- 

"Sarted to (he memory of Lieut-gen. cesKi) General was o^lered by bia 

Williani-Anne VilleWes, second son of cxecuton lo be prepared' for- the 

Arthur Villettes, esq. his late Majesty's lalnOdofJamaici, U soon at the IDIIK 

Miniscer Plenipotentiary at the Court of nument ia Weitminiter-abbey ««• 



1909.1 An hciioitrable Correction. — Anecdote of 'Rughy School. 7?> 

completed. Mr. WettaiBcott wu Koail, vm a loDg, rather lodr room, 

iglin cmplojrd as thcKulptor. builtwithtimber,uppositetheCliurcb. 

— M - The houie wHi very iDdiRerenl. I 

Urban, Sept. IS. jiaTenaidnianjnlessbniuaimaltrooDij 

H Jiutice to a gentleraao who Blli intunhlchjIieDuctoroccaaionnltycal- 
^ Tcr; tii^li (ituationf and ^hoie . Ieilsonjebo}3,an(tin trhichhesraoakeA 

Cipreuionn, in the course of a verj many a pipe, the frn^rance of nhicli 

important debate, were involuntarily wiis abundantly retained in the blue, 

tniircp resented by the Reporter, [ be^ cloth hangings with nhich it ira* fit-' 

tlie favour of you to insert the fol- ted up. On the AnniTCrsary, which wa« 

lowirw Ilatement in your long-estn- in the summer, theSchoul was strewed 

Uiihid and well-conducted Reposi- with rushes the Trustees attended, 

t«ry. I am Sir, your well-wisher, and* speeches were made by several of 

Pbilopatrii Varviceniis. " thebo}*, somein Latin, in me in Enir- 

In p. 391, of a book lately puh- lish. Wbcn this was pulled down, and 
lished 1>j me, I had occasioo to to- - a newonebui(t< l.was one of theclaw 

troduce a pass^e, which I had read which said the first lesion in it. The ' 

in the Evenrng Mall of June IT, 1808, rushes and the speeches were coali. 

vhich appeared also in another J<ob- nued. 'Your Corrptpoudent doe* not 

don- Paper, without any material Ta- »aj whether they ate so now i not 

riation.) and which, so far as my in- does he mention the general number 

funnation extended, had been neither of scholars, which, in my time, wa*« 

contradicted nor qualified in any I think, under 70 1 but which ounw 

of our NewspaptTi. Bnt, preriouslj ber has since been very greatly j- 

ikiug any remarks upon the Creased. I do not recollect any plari 
content* of the above-mentioned pa*- ground belonging to the old School | 
age, I said, in isxpress terms, that I but there was a piece of ground be- 

djd not "Tenture to answer for the yondthechnrch-yaril,<8ometimcsu»eii 

accuracy of 9 newspaper representa- by them. There were several alms- 

ItoD ;" and iif course t was prepared Tntn, who used to attend Prayers in ' 

to avail myself of such credible te ti- blue ^'ownt. 

nrany, as might enable me tp correct In my time, at llugby there wax 

any mistake committed by the Ke- a disorder, which otcasionallj made, 

porter. its appearance, but was confiued to. 

Since the nnblication of my bbnk,. the female sex; and, amongst thciDt. 

I haVe had the sntisfacliou to be told was chiefly found in the lower -clasi..' 

by a .Member of Parliament, that the The symptom was, a violent infiam- 

two bovs, cipilally convicted utChes- mation in the tongue, pi'oducing loud, 

tcr, dill net "suffer Judgment, but inces.>ant, discordant notes, sometimes 

wore transported -for life) that this causing (involuntary) motions in the 

mitigation of their Jenlenre was men- hands) the hiisbltids were the per- 

tioncd in the Houtc of Commons by sons most exposed to the efibcti of '' 

Mr. JuittCL- Burton, who tried them; this distemper) but it often extended 

ud that he matfiil li> "pply the nord« to the neighbonrs. The only remedy 

'froductiun nf iniiiuity,' not to the ever found, was th<t application of 

cotleclive provisions ol the new Sla- cold water, which was usod in 'thi» 

t ate, as it passed dual Ij , but to whip- manner: a pond was ^xed ou of a ' 

plag, imprixonment, itnd traiisporia- projier depth, in which was placed an 

tion for seven yean, which, at the upright pest, and on the top of that 

discretion of a Judge, nre the penal- a lung pole, turning on a pivot, hay'- 

ticsforCommonLarcany ; nnduhich, ingatthefiirther end an elbow^hair; 

■tier the mere repeal of so much of inthis chair the patient, or rather' 

tbtt -Statute of P.lizahelh as takes the Indisposed person, wa? seated, and..' 

away the Benefit of Cler<;y for the sccuredfrum falling out by a cross- 

oS^ee of privately stealing from the liar, as we have all seen in the case of 

penoD, would, in future, have been little children. The Doctor then 

the punisbnient for that offence. lining up the hither end of the pole, 

■ ■ the farther end descended, and the oc- 

. Mr. Urbib, Sept. 16. cupier of the chair was suddenly im- 

THE origiualSchool-rooroat Rug* mersed : the shock was equal to that 

by, in which 1 received the first of a shower-bath (invented, 1 believe, 

part ot 'toy education, tHtdcr Dr. liucc) but more eBeetually, as it ai^' - 
» fursdly ■, 

wo Diseaseqf the j4nn^.-—S(arc/i.—I'amilj/ of Bromiey. ISept. 

surtdlj put at least a temporary end tacked by disorders orcationed by fa- 

to. the diMirder, and the fit «eldo)n li^uCi as well aa an exccssi-rely fuggy 

returoed under a niunth, if h radical climate, fall viclimi Jo aocn nala- 

cure wan nut produced. dieii. 1 bc"'. Sir, to prnpoiie a simpte, 

' This machioe I perfectly well re- bijt, at tne tame time (if proiierly 

laeinber in a pond near tKe ground used) eflectual vfreTentlve, or remedy. 

Died a« our ptuy-^ound. Whether it and kuch as tvlll, I ho|ie, be found to 

Tio» remainalhere, your CorKipoud- answer the purpose; it is merely 

cut can perhaps infunu you. Iud(.-cd nddirig, a^ part of i::dr diet, a j«l^ 

■ it is so seldom tluit oue of them is made of slarck, seasoned, or not, in 

(een in.thtse day'i, that 1 am inclined any ivav most c«nveiii«it. This will 

to think the di>order,i>kc the li^irosy, brace tne.Ruliils, nnd restore the ea- 

it worn out, and is duu' ouI^ knuna haiisted fran'ie more than any thing, 

in England by tradition. perhaps, in Ihc world; and if u*ed 

I also recollect seeing, in Rugby by fuldiers on a march, itill be found 

Church, nn application intended as a of more service than any qnautily of 

preventative of n complaint to ivhich wine, or spirits. Whilst using it they 

young women then u»ed to be subject i nerd not aim plain of wautiu? j>utcber> 

this was, a white sheet thrown over a meat, or in some cases bread, atii 

daniMl who bad been troubled with inany other things at present cuuii- 

the falling ticknenii and who was dcred necessary to an army. ItwiH 

Slnced at the door of the Clcrgjnian'i be found an important addition to the 
esk, and there received from him a Commissariat, and save the lives ttf 
Tcn-y excellent prescription, how to thousands of brave soldiers. The aw 
avoid bcin^ seized in the same man- of it in Spain, Walcheren, East, aad 
(ler again- As 1 have nut seen Ibe particularly West indies, would be, I 
like since, I suppose that this aluo is trust, a real blessing. Whether Me- 
a disorder nrarlj worn oul. If, in- dical men will take a hint so con- 
deed, it appears at all in these dnys, veycd, 1 know not ; but some of our 
ft seems chiefly to attack murried Militury men ought to have a trial 
women ( b[it in sucli cases the gentle- made, and report on the subject in 
men of .Ducldrs' Commons prescribe, every Newspaper. 

Excuse my runniuginlo idlcsloriei, Vours, &c. Pi.isv the Mopehh. 

^hich have grown out of my uripnat — ■ 

subject ; but, as I have told you that Mr. Uiib*n, Sept. lOl 

I was of the old school, you w\l[ T ll.\Vi<: lately relumed from an 

^eu that I am not very young, and J excursion into SnS'olk and tbe ad- 

garrality is, jierhapii, cxeusahk: in jaceiil counties : in. ray Joumej I 

'jiarions of a Cfrlain age. Whatever jmsted over the site of Horsu-Heatli 

that age may be, I Rhould rnurh like Hall, the residence of the late Lord 

1 pJace ubii-h I MoulTurt: the Mansion-house haf 

shall always sjieak of with j^rcat re- been pulled down and sold piece-meal, 
»pect, and which must be seen wiUi by Mr. tiatesou, the present owner. 
{Measure by A Ruc.nEiAN, Mr.''Lysons, in his Magna Britaanta, 

t that John Bromley, esq, 

Mr. Uaim, Sept. 91, tlie aoccitor of Lord Montforl, pur> 

I BEG thefavour of your inserting chaiicd thehonse -and estate of a Mr. 

this letter, for the purpose of call- Carcw ; but he does not give any in- 

in^ the attention of those who are fgrmation as to the ancestor uf John 

chiefly interested in tbe subject, to Bromley, nor from what br.tncb of 

thesitnatiou of our Armj, dwindling the Bromley family be is descended, 

away as it now is with disease. It fs If any of yojir Correspondents ac- 

unnecessary to enter into a chemical qnainted with the genealogy of that 

eitplanationof that kind of deconipo- family would haic the goodness to 

tition of the solids produced by great commi'nicate so much of the nedi- 

aud excessive fuligue i the gcucrality gree of tlie Bromley family as relates 

of your readers would not be en- to this John Bromley, tbe purchaser 

lightened by such a dr^ detail. A si- of Horce-Ueath, it would be conn- 

milar decomposition is -produced by dered a* a sensible obligation con- 

the air of such a c1imat« as Walcb»> ferrrd ii^inn your ctfnslant reader and 

teo; and in most cases three-fourths correspondi.'ut, 
9f those brave fellows who are at- iIsa^Loos C>:<T*anicti:(i?i9> 


jt.:?:l.v Google 

by Google 

im.] ZUlapideted State <f 4kt CharcA mi Recnlver. 801 

Mr, Hkbaii, Marck S. from the Side Ailei by fovr jqaare 

RECIJJ.VER, the Btguliiuin of pillars oa^ncl) itde, witii ilieadt at the 
the RoRioiu, hai fur a^ci been anglei) tbe »rcbi« on Ihese piling 
M object of peCHlJar Intereit tothe are pointed^ Ttie pilleri am 3 fast 
IsTeri of Aatiquitf. I( is ntaalnd' ID indict by effect 9 incbei. The. 
at tbe North-Weiteniiiio<it eitOMity ChaMd, whicli ii separated fron the 
of Ibe cuuoty of Kent, tMrdering on Nsve l>y ooe large and two iinaUer. 
tbeWeit lideor the Isle of Thanet. scMicircukf aches, i* t* fetlioae 
la conjiuietiua with Richbortiu^b, by 94 feet vide, and is enjighteo^ 
it formed the defeace «f the Hutu- • by a Ir^let of lancet ninda^ji at the 
pian port. The caatle, a fovt, va* But end, and four sibgle ouei on 
aH|u!ire, conlaiiiiii^ more than eifht each side i' there is ua a«c«nt uf se- 
acfesuf land within itH wBlla; the Tonil steps from the Mave to the' 
foundation* of vbich, on the East, Chascel. The bide Ailes ore 50 feet 
S«utli, and West sides, are tolerably 5 inches long-, by S feet 9 iuchtswide, 
entire, in ramy places to the height Tlie appearan1;e of the whole is ve- 
of 10 feet t those on the SvMb side nerahte and comnianding. . The West 
ftre eittirely washed away by the tea. Frimt is peculiariy striking'; the wbole 
In Leland'j time (who always ga*e width, JDcludingtheTowersisflSfeetj 
good niea<iiri;) It was about half a the square of the Towers is SS feet, 
mile from the sea; niiux. when, it -has within-side IS feet. Over tbe West 
made such rapid approaelus, that It door is a Iriforiuni, hut much de- 
BOW threatens soon not to leave & cayed throurh time. The asccutto 
vestige behind. So oumerous have the spires i» by 3M stone steps, a lad' 
been the descriptions of tbis famous der of S9 rounds, a secoud of IB, 
fort, that it is quite ntredlesi in say third of 4, and the (ourth of 8, making 
anything here of its antient history; together a height of 69 feet lOioehes. 
bet a slight account of its fiflllng Tbe monumenit, which are not 
grandeur, and a view of itsfar-fiimed numerous, are de.tcribed, and the in- 
Church* are forwarded to'your time- Icriplionsgiven, inOuncoiobe's "His- 
' defying Miiceliaay, that tbe memory tory of Reculver i- ;" and more fully 
of its existence fnay not be obliFe- in " A Toui* through the lile m 
rated, when the rulhlets waves have Thanet, &c.(" therefore need not be 
laid its Urond lowbrs prosb'ate on repeateid here, 
the pebbly nvand. If a hope could remain that tbia 

Tne Church was situated near'the sacred ediUce would be preserved 

centre of Ihe area frtrmed by the from the imminent, nay immediate 

Castle walls; and is supposed to have dinger of total dcstructiim, many 

formed pnrt of the Abbey, which ■would lament tlie dilapidated ftate 

wasfonndedby EgbertinGfig; thmigh in which it now appears. The tri- 

very many partu of it are certainly fling, though the only repairs it ha* 

of a much later dale; if indeed any experienced ;for mwny years, have 

part of it is' asantient as Egbert's been such as have only tended lo 

days. It consists of a Kave, High obliterate its onco-li arm on iziug beau- 

CMncel, 'and' North and South Ailes, ties. Hie Ane and appropriate lai cet 

with two square Tomer* at the Wett windows on each side of , the Chnnul 

end, crowned wilb lofty leaded spires, have long since been stopped up with 

lathe Northernmost Tower is a ring brick -work; appai.intly with no other 

of funr bells. Tbe horth entrance intention, than inereiy tu save the e>- 

bas « very fair Saxon arch ; which pence of glazing! and no light af- 

evidmtly was tbe style of Ihe ori- forded to the most sacred part of 

grnal building; the Nave and Chan, the edifice, but by the triplet at the 

cet being partly stilt in th:tt mode. East end. Several of the windows in 

Leagth of the Kave Ge feet, width the Ailea have received the same 

M feet. The Nave is se parated kind of repair I Many of tbe bat- " 

* We ha« to apulog'.M ;iHki» wortiiy (Jorresi^nHeiu tor &u'iiij- deuy^ ' ^i" ijiij In* 
interejtini; Letter. He will also eicuse oisr siibstitirttng anothf r Di^wini,- of the Chureb 
(of which we have lately rttfinsd several), laki-n at an endier and mote inlereiling pa- 
lled — atttieBottMntlirben the pitvder-millsatFwerabam were aotu-jlly in'fxploHon, m 
I7B1; and one year only before the cottage shewn in tbe Pklewas wathn) ansy. Sec 
Mr. Pniden'i Additiws to the Hslorydf Reculver, BibL Top. Brit No. XLV. »ben tha 
total dacDoMkM of this 6ne o)il structure was svldea^f foTe»«eD utd predicted. Edit. 
- t **■ Top. BriL Ha. XVIII. 

Obnt. Ma.g. Scplemisr, 1809. tlemenU 

802 DUdpidaUd State <^ the Church at Reculver. [Sept 

tlenieoti *re down) nnd the leading -proach to within isfeet af the baris 
«f tbeafiirai, intcTcnl plaeei, bluwD of the Nurih Tuwer; luid the K- | 
ofi',aitdlaY«un theroof DithoChurcb) maiiu of the li lent deaJd are toalterxd 
thowgb the timber of t le *pirei i* on 'the drand, or banging expo*e4 ■ 
still louud, uid » capable ai ever of from the side of the cl% Ataeoo^. 
receiving and beariug (he weight of viacius proof that aa attem)iti ate 
it« pro)ier covering. But wlij theie to be niaje to wie the tacred fane, 
croaking obtervations i li not the eveo the verj ilunes ahove allodol | 
IfhcKe £ne devoted .to desl ruction f to, which Natnre had lie post led there. > 
Alai. it ist and with an apathy more as it were as a la«t renourcc to pre* I 
thun itoical! Bluali, ye bcaren of «erve the venerable itructure, hate 
the Christian name! it itbe poHible been disposed ol'j hul, as they are 
that a blaah can suffuse the cheek* not yet removed, uh, that aomeloven 
uf those, whoi while th y exert every of their Maker and- Ileli^iou, ad> 
nerve, lo defend their- nei;;h bo uring isirers of luch venerated structure!, 
tandi from the attacks of the deva*- would make one hold esaay, areuK | 
tating Foe, abauduu the Temple of the few remaining friends of anti- 
their Cod to its un|i>tied, and, per- quartan fauei, anil stimulate those 
haps by many, to its wiibed-for fatal whose duty it ii to attempt the pre- 
'.'Strong language this." But not servation of this far-famed housed 
more strong than true. Did not, Godl A hint, conveyed to- a %et»- 
Biore than a twelve-month since, the rous publlck through the widcly-eir- 
crudi not to >ay profane, decree pass, ^ulating pages of Mr. Urban, have 
" Secure your lands on each side ; more than ouce performed greater 
but let the •*•**• go." And, if work) than this. Acid as the SUUr 
such a coinmaud eKiited, did it not Tomer* havefur ages, and thank God 
prigjitale in the consideration, that slill do guide the mariner tlirough 
«s the site on wliich the sacred edi- the track lets deep, surety a proper 
fice stands then formed a promontory, application to the Right Hunourable 
U of d&une caused the water to fall Master and Worthy liretbren of the 
the heavier op the adioiniog shores^ Trinity House could not fail of ill 
atid therefore, who will nut say, "the due etiect. These hands but united, 
■Doner it is gone the belter r" No and we should have the pleasing re- 
one can acquiesce in this conclusion Section, that the Abbey Church of 
who believes tlicre is a God, who re- the antient Hegulbium,- or rather of 
member] his commands lo respect, the tlacalf-ctsler, wonid remain to 
^msierve, and beautify bis house, prove, to ages yet unborn, 
•ud to regard his worship in his "The tale of legtmclar]' lore." 
Temple. Isooner would the L'briii- But to close this too much extend* 
tian say, let us first endeavour lo ed Paper, I do hope that the Chordl 

■ ' ' ■ ■■'" ' " ■"" '- - ""■ ■' " J«»f 

_ „ Slit t» 

'With sure trust in his Frovidei.ce, let . cuter on the work to preserve it, 
us set about the security of our tem- before another Winter commeBCCS, 
purai concerns ; not doubting but ibuuld such favourable stars axise ui 
that He " who holds the winds in our antiquarian hemisphere, 
his fist," and can say to the most Aviewof thcpooryicarage-hoaN* 
xagiiig waves "1:= stdl," and there accompapiei the view of the Church, 
•shall DO a great calm, will smile on Ferii'aps it alwa.ys was one of Ibe 
our endeavours, and crown our la- most mean structures ever apgtfO- 
hours with -abundant succc». priatcd tu such a purpose. At Bf 
' But a few uoptlis since, there was last visit, it had exchanged its inbl- 
more tb;io a probability that, fur a bilaulsi and the jully Laudlord K* 
trifling expense, compafcd to the high veiled with hl< nois; guests, where 
estrmatioo of the object to be saved, late the venerable Vicaf smoakedhis 
a defence might have been made, solitary pipe 1 T. Hot, F. Sulf- 
as tlie strand tor a long di'jtance was, ■ 
and indeed still is,strewedwith stones Mr. UavAn, />». 19. 
proper, and in niiniber sufficieat, to AS your pages are always teadf 
nave completed the necessary work, -i^ to record the gallant acts of 
and saved the 'cemetery from the in- oorNajal and Military Heroes, many 
roads of the merciless waves! ■ But ■of w hich would otherwise be lost in 
now, i^as 1 they have made their ap- \ * ot' uni iierwiier. tsrr. 

1609.] Heroic Omdui:t ^''Captam James, of the Kite Slwp. 80S 

tbe iBDu of eloriuui deedi which ten more Ibin AD men and oKoeTt, 

{bt^pilj for thi9 cuuiitry) eminentlT while tlie Bntiaj, coiuiriio); of ii 

^MugaiAeii both servitcs, 1 shstl j(uti-bo»lii, eacb cirryiog two lung 

ntke Du'Bpulo|;j fur troahlinoon li4-pouitders, makiDj; io di 44 piecti 

with the tulluwiiig extract from ft of <irdn<iDce, and maiised nith tSM 

le(ler I have lateiy received from the men i i s >}, wbentfaese cireumstanrei ' 

Btllic, recftuntinf tuine dashing ac- «re bruught into cuusiderBtion. it'sp- 

tiuu penuFmed by ■ iloup ol wur pein «<mderfal how she could avoid 

on that «taiiun. t believe, every being captured' nr sunk. Mothing 

'man, wbo b^» seen much naval sur- but Lite superior diici pi ine and con* 

vice, will s^ree wjlli lue, thai, al- rage '>v1>icli dL>tin};u shes liritiih tea- 

tiiuugli in a iixtiunal |ioi>it uf view, men, cuuldbear up againit )uch fear- 

the wrvlces of a single ship can bear ful iidds. II i* tieedleu to add, that 

no proportiiio with those that may tbe Coininander on thai atalion «x> 

be |iertorii.ed by a Heel, jet it fre- presied himselt highly satisfied vith 

q^ueally happen*, thut-an equal piir- Capt. Jaiuci's conduct." My leltcr 

tion ol heroiiti), perseverance, and farther s ales, " that Capt. Jame* 

e*ea science i« disiilayeil by the fur- bas repeatedly been honoured by the 

mcr, aud the danger is almost always marked iippriibntion of his superior* i 

greater. * ' particularly, when, io April last, tl)e 

"TheKiteal'>opi>f warof IS gun>, Kite, in company with the Starling 

eonnuaiMf d by t,apt. Joseph James, brig.skiledfroni LheN'ore, withalar^ 

being stationed oit apro Island in the convoy for Gutteuburgh and tlie B»- 

,Great tiett, m company with the tic, having seen the sbipl destined I'of 

-Miax gun-brig, was attacked at IQ th» first-mentioned place, io sal'etj, 

o'C'iK-k at nighr, oil tlie 3d of ^ep- - proceeded with the rest of the con- 

teniber ta«l, oy a large division of voy, amounting to 3D sail, and, en- 

Dsalah vessels, ;oiiSt8ting of S^ heavy tering the iJoiuid on the Sd uf Uayj 

gu>i-bi>ats. As the Kile was. at an- as she approached Cronesburg Cattlet 

chor, and light winds prevailing, she the. wind being light, four Danish . 

-wai to»D nearly surrounded by them i gun-boat^ and 80 armed boaii were 

ber gal.ia.nt eomniander, however, in- dUpatched to cut oS' the CODToy. 

•tantly ;irepared lor tnem, and the "- • ■- ii.-.-__ .u — .-_ 

iBueaualcoDhicibi'SHU with Ibegreat- 

Mt fury on both irdca, coBlinuing for then) and the hnemy, by ■ well* 

an hour and ha<f,treq'uently withiu difccled and incesiant hre, coi petled 

BlUBket-shol. it is but justice .to Ihem to abandon their projectt and 

add, that the Minx endeavoured, ai the whole convoy proceeded in safe^ 

tar as circumstances would admit, to to its destination. That vigilant 01- 

feoder every usststaiice iu her power ; ficer, bir Samuel Rood, beuig at aii- 

bnt the Enemy directed his whole chor in tbe~ Sound, perceiving llie 

force on tbe' Kite, without, how- dauger that threatened the Kile and 

«ver, making that impression which ber convoy, ordered boats manned 

their great superiority gave them and armed to her 'assistance i but 

reason to expect. At half-past cle- the Enemy hid retired before they 

Ten, the' Danes were compelled to could conie up. Id August fullon- 

^yti over the contest, and retired iiig, t!ls Kile, under the commiuid 

with preeipitstbn, leaving the Kite of Rear Admiral -Kcnis, was one of 

a mere wreck t her masts and yncds the vessels sent hito VVyburg, to as- 

reudered ustless, 4ter sail ^ niid ringing slsl in the emharkntio'n oi' the gallant 

mt to pieces, her dccka'Cncuiiihcrcd his arm^. bailing bet- 

with the wrei'k uf booiiii, boats, and ter than tbe rest, she first entered 

yards, a great Dumber ut large shot the harbour, and instantly engaged 

fbrough the hull, miiuy of Inem in the two Danish vessels, the b'ama uf 

tbe water-lilies, two ol her guns dis- li, and a cutter of U guns, which, 

noHuted, aiid H of her crew killed it may ber«iiicmbered,rctusedto sur- 

and wounded, ^iich was the stnte render; in SO minutes, however, Uiey 

ot Ibe Kite, when the Enemy thought struck i nut, indeed, to her hre aluite, - 

pro|ier to rcljre. And now, when iC ua one gun had opened on tliera from 

H considered that the crew of the a ^uii-bdnt, and two from the batr 

Kite was reduced, by T^rinfis causes, teries. Here aUo Capt. James, with 

•vtbft she could not .master at ^uar- the other Commiinden, received the 


804 Captaitt Jam*s. — jisthma.-^I&us(raHans of Horace' [Sept. 

Admiral'i thanki far tfaeir cMftionK ini^experieDced thesooitafbctoof Um 

and ^eneterance in embarking liie remerij obtained through tfae me- 

Spaniih br<iaf>. dium of jour Mn(;aeine, «•■» j/nrng 

In the attack on Cobenbagen on nan in my acrviie, *od be baa loar 

tbe S3d of J^iignit, 1801. the Kite liiice left me, nor have I aaj elmeto 

KB! one of Vae hi-«tl«re equadroni -find bim out. A. Laar.HAia. 

and. at the bombardineat of Havre, ■ 

Capt. Jamei camnianifed tbe Meteor IiiLciTRAiaoni op Udbicb. 

bomb. Ou both ncvaiinus he i*ai _ Book 1. Saiixb .11. - 

honoured with tfae Ihaiiks of hn Com- 

"~1 attack" upuK titc 

When it ia kaonn tbat (his me- uf mankiod, and their prupeniity to 

rHoriiius Officer bat been a Master exceed, eilber' on one »>de or the 

and CuintDander ever (iace the year other; iud no far il may be reg rdml 

ISM, it it not tuu much tu ho)ie, an a coBtiiuiation of (be foregoing 

tbat be nill soon have bibber rank Satire. In tbii, Imwever, he iirikea 

and a lai^r ahip, in which he maj, at another tort ot loolni-for the ge- 

vith mere eflect, continue bli eter- aeral deiign of tbe Poet it, to make 

tioni in hii coDutrj't teivice, and to it appear to the principal Roraaoa 

hi* ona honour. Cier. Nav. of hii daj, vbo priiftited to have 

P. S. In p. 40, Mentor find» fault talriguei with married wofuea, that 

with Ihe ClerFymaa at the |iopuIoua it is an abfurdiij' o\ the first ma|;- 

parish uf Cheltenham, omitting to nitude lo p'^rcbaiie, at the basard of 

Ereai:h on a Sacrament ^undaj. 1 life or limH, or at least. With iBnu. 

ave formerJy astisted both tbe pre- merable tronbiet, mortiScalioaa, asd 

Kent and' farroer Curate i »nd haTe afflictioiia, a grntilicatioD of auinal 

knoirn that ao nell haa the- Sacra- iDStinct or seninaiitf , which ma; be 

meal been attended, that it had cheaper tad belter procured, elae- 

•carcely ended before it was time where, — amoral, which cannot at 

to attend UTeuing !<ervice. At leaat least subject him to eeniure for the 

the Clergyman, fatigued as be must design of recommending bitiiaelf to 

be, hat biit just time to go home the noble Human ladies of histimef 

fur eefreihrnenl, and return, before To do justice to our Poet, respeetit^ 

it' was time to h^iu agaio. I per- the ideas and maxims tbat prevail ■■ 

ftetij .agree with Mentor, that it this piece, it muat nut be forgot, that 

would be well if a Cfaapel of Ease be «as a Roman of the Augustan 

tta« huilt in that placet as 1 well Age, and that tha religian md tbe 

know there is not sufficient room foe Jaws of Rome at that lime did not 

half the pariihionera. — What he ob- present to him those enormities of 

serves respecting the chimes of manj which he here speaks, in the same 

Churches alsio deserves altentiou. light in which they appear to ua, 

— ^ ^ — Ihniugh the medium uf our religion, 

Mr. Grbin, -Aug. ID. and our matrimonial and civil lam. 

KBGKBT *ery ranch that I can- 1 am, however, persuaded ibat the 


give- your Correspondent chief reason why Horace repre 

"8ab«criber,"p.6O0,aoaccoualofthe the vice he here aniirizes aolciy oa 

Asthmatical Cure he enquires afler. its foolish and preposterous aide, u 

The fact is, the volume m which the to be sought rather in the very d»- 

recipe for .the cure of it was pub- praved manners of the then metro- 

Kshed is not in my bands, having sent polls of the world, than in the litde 

it long- since, nith other*, lo my mtluence of the beaUienish religion 

friends in tbe Ea^t Indies. 1 believe on the moral conduct of Ihuse who 

il m.iy be found in the lirsl part of believed it. For, though a comic 

I8Q0*> I should be bap]iy to explain Poet, even in Ihe time of a LMius 

every particular relative to the disor- and (Jato Major, »hen the stale of 

den bulthepcrsfmliiientiouedashav- morals was iulinitely better, puts into 

, I I ' the muulh of a thuugblless young 

• TW rure,atudi.<lw»,lll>tfc.,ndin "'»"- 'Dtcuding, in the dw-uise ^ 

the Number for April, ISOO, vol. I.XX. p. *'"' eunuch, lo p-ut a villamwis trick 

3W. It in on the good cffucia of HocEv la "P"" a beautiful young woman, on 

Asthma, as related by Dr. Monro, in the viewing a picture of Jupiter and 

case of the late Dr.JuIinaume. i^ii. Uauw : ^<Tbus acts the God who 

18C9.] JUtistrations /ofHoTfccei Book I. Satire 11. ■ 805 
'(^kn (Jie battlecoenti of heftTcn old mimneri hsTe yet iii0er£d little 
vitii faif tboodert and i', poor fle>fa bj the toircDt of corraptJon nhich 
Ml blood, iki^t I ni/i, do the flowi from great capitals: and to it 
.iij(e*j" — r jetitiano lew liue, that .'nughtba'vebeeD,perhap«,iu Horace's 
UWHOoly a sseer) and, on the part time, uo those matteri,, juaL at it if 
ot the Foet, perhap* a proper toeer at present. But not oiil j nith re- 
st tbe mjithotugjcaj tales of 'he tpectto tliepoiotof viewio whichB*- 
Gnekiii tha(DokeB9ible:inaaaiiioag«t .race centenifdatei his objei:i,.ai)d the 
the Greeks and Koinans thought any itraiq i[i »bich lie ipeaki of it, erm 
atlierwile of (Ik siBndaUui chro- ai to what he deems iu tbene tliWs 
side «r tbe poetic Heaven than «re kwful, tolerable, and CMivenient, it 
flo) that tbe heathen religion natu- Mems but equitable to judge biro, 
.raUy had a beoeficial luUueDre on not by the sublime maKiiiiR of > re- 
,tte moral conduct of miuikind. m ligiuu which aima at consummate po- 
loDg Mi it wai really believed t( rity of heart and life, and enjoins it 
Ud that, even in Cicero's lime, the under penalty uf everiastiog .fire, 
•MKtily of matron*.^, or the state but by those irhicb were preval^t 
.»f married woraeu, was an old trA- amongst the Greeks and {tomaaw. 
ditioual tenet, which even th« j;ro«t Whoever will take tbe irouble to 
keeniioiisDess of the age had not compare tbe principles of the wise 
keen able tu eradicate from tbe com- ^oerates^ on this head, with the 
JDM apprehe^isiun of maiiklkid> ' maxims uf our Poet, will find him 

If, therefore, our Feet seems to herein likewise as Socratie, ur, )f , 

tmat mch sn object at adultery more we rather chuse, as Aristippic, as be ' 

Jightty that becomin;;) if he, with- is in hi" morality throughout. 

Mt eiincing the least abborreoce at To conclude, wilh a word or two 

the moral turpitude of that vice, conceniitig translators. Iluosler atid 

SMrely enumerates tbe dangers and Batteuk could nut get farther n 

ibcoBveDienccs attending it, and ao trajislating this Satire, than to tbe 

counts s Cupienoiu<i or Longarenus line, PaHHloi Hufillui oiety Gaw~ 

■ot detestable as. criminals, but ridi- gonius hircum i Mr. Wielaud forced . 

euluus M fools, or iiuBDe aad tit only his way tc> the 69th t but there, be 

brthemad-house; it must be diiefly owns, he could p oceed do fartiier. 

because in- the first and largest city Under a sense ol what was due from 

af tbe wo rid, he wrote foradriss of au Author of tbe present day to 

persens who were of tbe above de- .propriety aod decoiun ( and after 

•cfiptton, aiid who, by this mode of havmg already, in sever-.! iaslanuev, 

ajpprebnttion, by a rcpretenlation of dqurted from tbe original farther 

ika affair in this point of view, were than he e«er otherwise allows hiifr 

.more assailable than by ao} other, self to do i on coming tu the pro* 

Host, uadoublediy there prevailed sopop<eia uf ttie curious interlocutor 

wuong tbe rural neighbours of our set np by the i'oet against Villius, 

Bard, the honest l^afaines and Apui- and made to saj,- uiiia vts tidi, &c. 

]iwis, whose wives he praises, in tbe and all that follows, he coul4 dis- 

•ec'ond epodc, for their chastity ajid cover na metbixi of triuisiatiiig it 

domestic virtues, the very same way in any toleraUe way. \etthcr our 

rf thinking iin these matters, hs still manners, uor uur ears, sayt he, could 

^evaiff amongst ut in smaller towns, endure that degree uf antiquated 

and iii the visages, where tbe good Boman licence, and thai ratlier cyni- 

. * TerKuL Btinuch. act iii. sc 5. 

i* la pr<>af uf this, it may suffice, at present to aililut:^ tfais one passage Irom Cicero j 
the substaa!.'e whcruuf is at ti^e. lio'toin of .all the rcligionB that ever pravailf^ among 
potished Qatioos : " BeTute all things, tli^rcfrire. should aur citizens be convinoed, that 
the Gods are I he eoTereigns and rulers of all things; that whatever happens. pn>cci-di 
from thHr euevgji, and under their gurcminenbaud providence; that they do hifinltely 
DHich gmttl to the human race; that th^ji are attentive to vhat soriofa prrxon'everF 
•oe is, what ha Aoav', and witH what dispasitHia and sincerity he perfarms the duties ef 
lebgion; aod that ttiey make a great rtistiiiclion between goud and wickud ptisoos, 
tc." Cn.-era, Ue LegUms, til. ii. o^. 11- 

i Pttulanter fadmm a malmn tamilias acta qtam batrooarum sanctitts fosUdtt, 
mmiaamtu. . Cic. pro Calio, cap. 13. 

I See Xenophon's MemorahilJu of Socrates, Hb. i. ci^ 3. 

.... Gi->oglc 

806 - Iliustnttions of Horace, Book I. Satire II. [Sept 

cai vein of humour, to which Horace making hi* name the geoene epithet 

here gtvea full «ccpe. I am never- or reipettabie title of all future «;- 

thelMs terUin, timt od the face of cophnnttand jcivini table-c«iin«ellon. 

BO one (the baahful Virgil perhapi ex- Some interpreters, on the other buid, 

ceptFd) who ist dt MeeceiiM'i table, appeal to ^-nrro^R* fJHilfea,whera 

or bad admittance to big iiitimnte thisirord appear* in Ihe Mgnifieatioa 

parties, would the irit and humour of grnveles* tellowa ofilavei, nho 

ID thi* .wbule piece have raised a are (hreate[;ed with the tthip^ Thnt, 

blush. — Tbe Uuncoiubea huve Ju- howi^«r, proves liltte or nolhiog 

diciously omittMl IhU Satire e^'.tircly; against AcroD, -becauw Varro pub- 

but (he other twouf the Sacred Or- li^lled his work on husbandry much 

der, Creech and Francis, have boMlf about the tiin« that Horace wrote 

daalied od to the end — for which, bii Satires i and therefore it is even 

I. eoTieeive, ciery on« acquainted powible thai tbe' term balalronet, 

with the original must blame them i by tbe use which our Poet made of' 

eapecially as 1 rancis's Borate is it, i>.Bd in the airejiLation in which 

now printed in small cheap edition), he took it, had got into common 

>«nd, of course, falls. into all sorts currency, likethnsecantterrasandepi- 

of hand*. thet«whLcbocca!tiiinallyaii«eamoi)gst 

Jjnbubajaram ttUegia, ptiarmaeo- us, and soon become liiiiuliar. But, 

' p*to, mendici, mimie, balutrunes, &c.] as belatra (according to Festus) 

Jt appear* suflicitntlj made out by was an obsolete Latin word, *igi»ly- 

Scnliger and ulhers, that Ihe Anibu- ing properly the lump* ol dirt that 

biriie obtained tbat appellation, nut stick to tbe shoes on walking the 

from ambu and baiie, but from the street* in bad weather i lo roe it 

' Syriuc word abub or anbub, which seems much niore probable, that, long 

kignities a aort of Bute. They were prior lo Uiirace, it was si-omfally 

troops of Tai;abond female pii>er* uwJ of parasites. For that Horace, 

from Svria, who, t<>getfaer with Iheir who w^is by no means given to iuM>- 

muiicaf trade, carru-d on another, lence and scurrility, should have put 

which waa not under the patronage *o sensible an aitVonL upon a maa - 

of the Mi]<ies; hence, Suetiihius, in whom Ma^enaicould at IcaMeudure, 

the 9Tth chapter of his Nero, makes and who probnbl;^ all this while waa 

no scruple to put them on a par with not unt'rcquentiv bis dinner-cotiipB- 

theprie^ilesgesoi thef enuttifl^froj's. nion at the table* of the great and 

i^nrmacojia/o' wAe, in Horace'* tiiftc, opulent (as both may be inferred . 

not what we call apothecaries, bnt from tbe i»*t !>atire of (he second 

mountebank!, who gave themselves book), a* to stamp his surname into 

«ut for pbyiicians, strolled about the a term of reproadi, if it were not 

country to fairs and markets, vending already the equivalent of idate-licker, 

nostrums, panaceas, mithridatc, rat<- and lo associate him with drabs tuiid 

bane, norm- powders, pills, and the bi^gars and biigtrotlers, is lo me in 

like i and phibably, like the jimba- no wine credible. Even one of leia 

haitr, besides their main buameaa, politene** and discretion than our 

dealt in other commodities, that re- roel would nut have done it- 
commended them to' Ihi! musician Tigelli.'] This muiical performer, 

Tigclliua. — Under the term mendiel whose name at full length was Harcna 

(beggars), Torreiilius comprehend*. Tigelliu* Meniiogenes, played (like 

not improbably, the pretended pricrits some of bis prolcssion in the present 

of Isis, ChalilKaas, furtuue- tellers, age) no jraull part in Ihe d.ays of our 

Conjurers, and such variants, where- Author's youth. The tineiK-ss of hi* 

of, in a city like Home,* lliere could voice, and the courteous Uexibility 

be no scarcity, and who usually nub- of hi* character, had raised him to 

Join the mendtcant profession.' — Last- such favour viiUi the Dictator JulTus 

y,the word Aalxfrotrc* require* some Cxsar, that Cicero, in a letter to 

explanation. The scholiast Acron Fnblus Callus (though not for the 

seems to think, that Horace here sake of doing honour to the Dictator 

confi-r* the honour upon a certain by it) ranks him auion;; tbe familia- 

Servitins Balatto, one of the para- n'itn'ini of that great man. Cicerohad 

sites, to whom, on account of their at that time drawn upon himvelf the 

talents it cutting a joke, the table displeasure of this singer,' and libs 

of MaEceua* was always open, of whole letter treats of nothing but 


I S<ft.] , lU'ustratvm of Horace, Book ,1. Satire 11. 8i37 

tbstiMbjecti which wtubjTQQiDeaBi ing to be, in lUi^ open and direct 

8U iodifterent to the great Consul ui term* proclaimed • 'oul, bv a Poet 

be w^uld hare it tu Hppeu. " ETen whom ne loved, whom h« nononred 

Kt the lime when our influence nnd with hii more familiar couterie, 

auUoritj leemcd ajl-powerful ['duin whom he had overwhelmed with 

rejnare exi»Umabamur)t none were proof* of l)ii attachiueat, in, ihort, 

>o amitluDU* ia paying Ihuir court from whom he had so man; reasooi 

to UI, a« the favouritei xiid cooli- to expect the warmeat periooal de- 

dauti of Cnar, thi^ Tigelliua alone vetiwn I — •' But {«aj the stj peo- 

excepted t hut 1 account it so much pie, who are lo iugeuioui aa to God 

^aia to itamj ill with » man who out bow our ilorace should, make a 

14 even more pestilent than the air jest of Hscenas) this utroke/per- 

of hiicoLiutry.? (Tigelliu^ was a Sar- feclJy suit* MiBcenas; for does not 

dJAian.) Prob.ihl> this fellow made Velleius Paterculus aiSrm, Macena- 

hu fortune with Csur aud his oe- tern otio tf maltililt jiene ultra ftsmi~ 

fibew', the subsequent Augustus', pre- nam fiaxiite, that he idled away his 

cisetj bj those moral qualities for lifi: in more than female etTeminacy i 

which he must be contemptible to and dues not Scueca reproach bim for 

nich a- man as C'cero. Suffice it, always gain^ about the town siituli* 

that he was one of those bastards tunicU (which is the same with de- 

of fortune, who, in the profligate niitih) } and that at the very time 

times of the triumvirate, by agree- when be was viccregent of Rome 

able talents, and by the most lucra- during the absence of young Cxsar 

tifC of all, the taleut of acquiescing (Augustus)*? — And what is the ut- 

IB every thing, and being service- most that can be gathered from tliisJ 

able in affairs to which no huneit Certainly : that Mscenas might have 

■nan would lend his service, found found himself hit in this passage, and 

means to insinuate Ihemselvea into the that Horace was so